CRABCAKE: Thomas Point LIghthouse needs some help (June 2019)

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Hands down–the most fun I have had recording a podcast ever!  I mean really–sitting in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay IN the Thomas Point Light House…how could it be anything else?

Today, we talk with John Potvin who is a local resident that happens to be the Preservation Foreman for the US Lighthouse Society who is in charge of basically making sure the iconic landmark is in top shape!

We discuss how you can get out and INTO the lighthouse yourself (go to the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park), the history of the lighthouse from the light keepers to the Coast Guard to today, the financial needs of the lighthouse which are many (there is a GoFund Me along with a generous matching donor), and the great group of volunteers from the Annapolis Woodworking Guild that put in more than 2000 volunteer hours every year to make sure that the lighthouse remains true to its origins.

Have a listen!

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CRABCAKE: There’s a new festival in town–Maryland Fiesta Latina (June 2019)

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There’s a new festival in town–the Inaugural Maryland Fiesta Latina will make it’s debut on Sunday, July 21st at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds!

Today, we speak with Brendan who is one of the organizers behind this festival that will highlight the food, music, and cultures of Latin America. With help from the County Hispanic Liaison and the friendly embassies in DC, this is a cultural event not to be missed.

More details and tickets are available at the ABC Events website; and if you are looking to save a few dollars, buy your tickets before July 1 and save 50% with the code ABC50

Have a listen!

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And hey, check out the Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief!  Ten minutes every day at noon (soon to be 7am) will bring you up to speed on all the LOCAL issues, sports, weather, events and opinions in Annapolis and  Anne Arundel County.  Here’s your link… http://bit.ly/EOA-DNB

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CRABCAKE: 23 years young– Eastport A Rockin’ 2019 (June 2019)

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In 1997, James Borchelt had an idea. Gather 4 local bands. Have them play a street festival for free and give away the money.  Seemed reasonable. And THAT was the start of Eastport A Rockin. Maybe 700 people attended to hear The Kelly Bell Band, The Eastport Oyster Boys, Jepetto and Non-Fiction.

Fast forward to THIS WEEKEND— June 22nd!

Now, 23 years later, it’s grown ever so slightly under the tutelage of Borchelt, and successive organizers and literally thousands of volunteers. This year…this Saturday…there will be 40 bands on 4 stages. And crowds can still dance to The Kelly Bell Band and The Eastport Oyster Boys…along with Skribe, Sweet Leda, Sean Hetrick & the Leftovers, the Naptown Brass Band and the tunes of DJ Folly! PLUS, you can enjoy the cool breezes off Back Creek at the Annapolis Maritime Museum.

Listen in as we talk about this year’s Eastport A Rockin with Director Jessica Pachler and Music Director Christina Willharm who have put together one fantastic Saturday! Volunteers are ALWAYS welcome (free admission) and tickets are available online and in advance.  Save $5 with advance tickets which go off sale at midnight on Friday!

Have a listen!

NOTE:We are now on Spotify!  Check it out!

And hey, check out the Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief!  Ten minutes every day at noon (soon to be 7am) will bring you up to speed on all the LOCAL issues, sports, weather, events and opinions in Annapolis and  Anne Arundel County.  Here’s your link… http://bit.ly/EOA-DNB

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And while there, please take a moment to give us a 5-Star Rating and some constructive criticism. It really helps getting the word out about the podcast!

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CRABCAKE: Two Producer Studios with Liz Thibodeau and Torrey Pocock (June 2019)

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Today, Tim ventures over to the Design District off of Chinquapin Round Road to visit Liz Thibodeau and Torrey Pocock who are the creative geniuses behind Two Producer Studios. Are you a YouTube Creator, Vlogger or Blogger? Do you need a TV Ad? Do you need digital content for your website, business or social platforms? These are the folks who make it happen! And if you are just looking to rent a space for video or audio production, you can have the run of the newest A/V studio in town!

LINKS:

NOTE:We are now on Spotify!  Check it out!

And hey, check out the Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief!  Ten minutes every day at noon (soon to be 7am) will bring you up to speed on all the LOCAL issues, sports, weather, events and opinions in Annapolis and  Anne Arundel County.  Here’s your link… http://bit.ly/EOA-DNB

WHERE TO FIND US

You can find us on pretty much any podcatcher or place where you listen to your podcasts. But here are the biggies:

And while there, please take a moment to give us a 5-Star Rating and some constructive criticism. It really helps getting the word out about the podcast!

Wanna touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? Be a co-host? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

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CRABCAKE: Here are your summer beers, but remember to drink wiser! (May 2019)

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Today, we continue our monthly series (no set schedule other than monthly) about beer.  We have a huge distributer of beer right here in Annapolis–Katcef Brothers Inc. and they have a ton of experts on hand to de-mystify beer for us.  Now, full disclosure–I like beer! I like beer a lot!  But, I am not a beer snob and a Bud Light will suit me just fine.

This month, it is all about the summer beers of which many don’t really seem to be beers at all!  As for the beer… on tap (pun intended) is the line up of Stella, Floyds, Innis and Gunn, New Belgium, and Troegs! Warning, we go off topic quite a bit, but as Lauren said…have a great summer but “drink wiser” and be safe! Have a listen as this episode unfolds.

A quick note on the sound– we screwed up and forgot a critical piece to the recording process–the memory card. So this was recorded using Plan B–which we always have!

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Come along on our beer journey!

 

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