Category: Maryland News

An Annapolis Tradition: The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

The Eastport Yacht Club (EPYC) Lights Parade was sadly canceled this year due to gale-force winds and rain on the night of Saturday, December 11th. Prior to the cancellation, I interviewed the marketing director at EPYC, Berni Stevens, regarding this beloved Annapolis Christmastime tradition. Are there regular participants in the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade?…

Flooding in Downtown Annapolis

On Friday, October 29, downtown Annapolis was flooded with over four feet of water. The last time this level of flooding was observed in Annapolis was in 2003, with hurricane Isabel. The 2003 storm pushed over seven feet of water into downtown and the surrounding areas. However, this flood was not caused not by a…

Zebra Spottings Near You!

This August, as many of you know, our neighboring county of Prince George’s had three zebras on the run. These zebras had escaped from Holly’s 300 acre farm, owned by Jerry Lee Holly, 76. There were originally 40 zebras in the herd at the farm. The zebra’s caretaker, Charles Gwyn, reported the missing zebra to…

Animals at the Fair

The county fair is here! The rides, the carnival games, the fried food and fresh lemonade, craft fairs, and the animals. I for one can’t wait. I remember as a child excitedly running up to the petting zoos, petting goats and holding chicks, milking a cow, winning goldfish at games, and riding on camels. I…