52 Years of Chick & Ruth’s Delly, Ted Levitt Talks About the Changing of the Guard (E-59)

It’s the end of an era. Ted Levitt sold the iconic Chick & Ruth’s Delly last week after being in the family for 52 years. There are few mentions about Maryland without discussing Chick & Ruth’s, from their service to their colossal milkshake.

We sat down with Ted in his living room to talk about the history, the future and what lies in store for him as the “guardianship” of this Maryland institution is placed in the care of someone else.

LINKS:

Faces Of Valor USA

Chick & Ruth’s Delly

Coming up….former County Executive John R. Leopold, a new candidate for Statewide office, and a surprise or two!

The Maryland Crabs Podcast is usually recorded at The Commons overlooking beautiful West Street in Annapolis. The Commons is the City’s first co-working space and it is an incredibly cool one…purely because we are there! Not really, but do check it out!

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A few minutes with Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh (E-58)

This week, your County government foolishly allowed us not only into the Arundel Center, but up to the TOP floor and into the office of County Executive Steve Schuh.

We talk about his vision for Anne Arundel County in 2017 and beyond, the new initiatives with the City of Annapolis and the merger of the police and fire departments. Finally, he teases us about his announcement to seek re-election in 2018.

The County Executive had another appointment, so this was kind of short, but we will be back–whether he likes it or not!

More Info: County Executive Steve Schuh

Coming up….former County Executive John R. Leopold, Teddy Levitt of Chick & Ruth’s Delly, a new candidate for Statewide office, and a surprise or two!

The Maryland Crabs Podcast is usually recorded at The Commons overlooking beautiful West Street in Annapolis. The Commons is the City’s first co-working space and it is an incredibly cool one…purely because we are there! Not really, but do check it out!

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If you are just joining us…. every week, our full episodes drop at noon on Thursdays. We have smaller Crabcake episodes that will drop whenever we damn well please!  Make sure you check out some (or all) of our previous episodes? You really should. They could change your life. Granted, your life would have to be pretty bad. But still, we have some gems you will want to check out!

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Primary Election Night at the Blackwall Hitch with Special Guests (E-57)

The Maryland Crabs took over the Wine Room at the Blackwall Hitch in the heart of Eastport during Primary Election Night to wait out the results along with wide-ranging cast of political players and observers to wait out the results. While noshing on the distractingly ridiculous creations by Chef Jonathan Seningen, our charming hostess and stage manager for the evening, Lea Hurt, ushered in a veritable who’s-who in the world of Annapolis politics…

  • Mayor Michael Pantelides
  • Former Mayor Josh Cohen
  • Former Mayor Ellen Moyer
  • Mayoral candidate Gavin Buckley
  • Alderman Jared Littmann
    Aldermanic candidate Julie Mussog
  • Aldermanic candidate John“Bumper” Moyer
  • Aldermanic candidate David Frankel
  • The Annapolis Podcast Host and County Council candidate, Scott MacMullan
  • MH Media President, Michael Hughes
  • John Booth
  • And probably a few others that we forgot—sorry!

And we would like to especially thank Dr. Dan Nataf from AACC who not only hung in with us for the nearly five hours of roundtable discussion and analysis, but offered keen and clinical insight in to the political process and strategies that brought us to this point tonight with game-changing upsets and surprises.

Unofficial results (provisional and absentee ballots need to be counted)

Mayor(R)–Mike Pantelides defeated Nevin Young

Mayor(D)–Gavin Buckley defeated John Astle

Ward 1(D)–Elly Tierney defeated Joe Budge

Ward 2 had no contested primaries

Ward 3 had no contested primaries

Ward 4(D)–Sheila Finalyson may have defeated Toni Strong Pratt (provisional and absentee will be in play)

Ward 5 had no contested primaries

Ward 6(D)–Shaneka Henson defeated DaJuan Gay

Ward 7(D)–Rob Savidge defeated Alexus Viegas

The Maryland Crabs Podcast is usually recorded at The Commons overlooking beautiful West Street in Annapolis. The Commons is the City’s first co-working space and it is an incredibly cool one…purely because we are there! Not really, but do check it out!

Hey, before you zone out—do us a favor. Head over to Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Play or wherever you listen to us and leave us a rating and if you have time a comment. Not only does it elevate (or shatter) our egos, it really helps with getting the word out about this podcast. Thanks!

If you are just joining us…. every week, our full episodes drop at noon on Thursdays. We have smaller Crabcake episodes that will drop whenever we damn well please!  Make sure you check out some (or all) of our previous episodes? You really should. They could change your life. Granted, your life would have to be pretty bad. But still, we have some gems you will want to check out!

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CRABCAKE: Matt Blashaw from DIY Network’s Yard Crashers (September 2017)

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs!  What is a Crabcake? Well, it’s a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20. In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

Matt Blashaw, host of DIY Network’s Yard Crashers will be in Annapolis on September 23rd and 24th at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo. In advance of his appearances, we talked about his upcoming wedding and how he met his soon-to-be-wife, why people don’t trust him, the one thing you should look to do in your backyard, and what to expect when he comes east from California!

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John Astle: An In-Depth Look at the Candidate for Mayor of Annapolis (E-56)

As we head into an contested primary for the office of Mayor of the City of Annapolis, we thought it would be a good idea to talk to all of the candidates in depth about their vision and see if we can find out what makes them tick.  Up this week, current Mayor, Mike Pantelides who is running as a Republican who will face Nevin Young in the primary election on September 19th.

MORE INFO:  John Astle For Mayor

In other election related news…

  • If you have not listened to the candidates running for Alderman in your ward, we spoke to 17 of the 18 running (Ward 1’s Larry Claussen never returned any calls or emails) we have a single post with all of the interviews, you can pick and choose…or listen to them all! [LINK]
  • If you were unable to get a ticket to the Maryland Crabs and Eye On Annapolis Mayoral Forum in June. We do have the audio for you on that as well. The forum was designed to get a basic look at the four candidates running for Mayor. [LINK]
  • And finally, we have a survey.  It is anonymous, so if you don’t mind, please take about 45 seconds and let us know your inklings on the upcoming election. [LINK]

Coming up….former County Executive John R. Leopold, County Executive Steve Schuh, primary election night coverage, and a surprise or two!

The Maryland Crabs Podcast is usually recorded at The Commons overlooking beautiful West Street in Annapolis. The Commons is the City’s first co-working space and it is an incredibly cool one…purely because we are there! Not really, but do check it out!

Hey, before you zone out—do us a favor. Head over to Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Play or wherever you listen to us and leave us a rating and if you have time a comment. Not only does it elevate (or shatter) our egos, it really helps with getting the word out about this podcast. Thanks!

If you are just joining us…. every week, our full episodes drop at noon on Thursdays. We have smaller Crabcake episodes that will drop whenever we damn well please!  Make sure you check out some (or all) of our previous episodes? You really should. They could change your life. Granted, your life would have to be pretty bad. But still, we have some gems you will want to check out!

NOW ON YOUTUBE!! 

Better yet, go to wherever you find your podcasts like iTunes or Google Play or iHeartRADIO or Stitcher or tunein or even your Amazon Echo and subscribe and rate! You’ll get new episodes automatically delivered to your device every time there is a new one!

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HELPFUL LINKS

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Personally, on Twitter, find Tim at @timhamilton47 and John at @eyeonannapolis