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By Ellen Gamerman and Ellen Gamerman,Sun Staff Writer | March 8, 1995
5/8 TC Downtown merchants, already fearful of the effects of Main Street reconstruction, are worried that a proposed renovation of City Dock could mean more traffic delays, fewer parking spaces and plenty of lost business."
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September 16, 1992
A frozen yogurt shop that became the center of a sticky debate over the future of downtown Annapolis won permission Monday night to open a second store near City Dock.With little discussion, the City Council approved a conditional use application by The Frozen Orchard for a small shop at 41 Randall St.The proposal was controversial because a number of downtown residents, worried that Annapolis could soon resemble a tacky seaside tourist town, objected to another take-out restaurant.Business leaders criticized the opponents for trying to put the brakes on development during a sluggish economy.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Ellen Gamerman contributed to this article | April 11, 1995
The General Assembly voted yesterday to give Annapolis $250,000 as seed money to plan renovations to the City Dock, about a third of what the city requested.The state's $390 million capital budget also included $2.4 million for a new jail in Anne Arundel County, the Glen Burnie Town Center and the Odenton Health Center.Annapolis officials want to complete a $10 million make-over of the city's waterfront before the boats competing in the Whitbread Round the World Race arrive in April 1998.
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By Nicole Fuller and Nicole Fuller,sun reporter | April 9, 2008
The $9 million overhaul of City Dock, Annapolis' most prominent piece of maritime heritage, is scheduled to be completed this week on schedule and within budget, city officials say. The first renovation of the dock in more than three decades included replacing about 1,000 feet of rotting bulkhead with steel, installing a new boardwalk, adding boat slips to accommodate larger vessels, building rain gardens to prevent runoff into Spa Creek, and planting new...
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January 26, 2000
The body of a middle-aged Camp Hill, Pa., man was found in the water near the man's power boat yesterday morning alongside the Annapolis City Dock, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Authorities said Robert C. Shenk of the 300 block of North 27th St. in Camp Hill was apparently the victim of drowning. Shenk, a businessman who stays on his 35-foot boat when in Annapolis, is believed to be in his late 40s. The body was spotted by a passer-by shortly before 11 a.m. along a boat tied up opposite Market House.
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November 14, 1996
Santa Claus will arrive by fire boat at City Dock in Annapolis on Nov. 29 for his annual visit to five city locations.The Fire Department will deliver Santa to Susan C. Campbell Memorial Park at 1: 15 p.m. He will then board an Annapolis Fire Department engine for his first stop, Graul's Shopping Center, where he will greet youngsters and give them candy from 1: 55 p.m. to 2: 10 p.m.His other stops are: Newtowne apartment complex off Forest Drive from 2:...
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By Lyn Backe and Lyn Backe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 8, 1996
I HAVE been extremely lucky in my life never to have been really worried about food. My concern, if any, was excess rather than lack. But I know there are those in this rich land of ours who are truly hungry. These are the people who will benefit from the ninth annual Share Our Strength's "Taste of the Nation," being held for the first time in Annapolis April 24."Taste of the Nation" will spotlight the food artistry of more than 30 local restaurants, chefs, and caterers in a tent at the City Dock.
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By Childs Walker and Childs Walker,SUN STAFF | April 27, 2005
Annapolis' aging City Dock will get its first major face-lift in 30 years, starting in the fall, with help from a $500,000 state grant. As part of the $1.5 million project - a federal grant and city money will account for the rest - the city will replace the dock's failing bulkheads and deteriorating boardwalk. The city also plans to add utility lines to serve visiting boats and to fortify the foundation of the dock's park area, built on fill composed largely of oyster shells. The utility lines would be hidden from view.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 7, 1999
Bring a lawn chair to Annapolis' City Dock tonight if you're into folk music, concerts by the water or duck-decoy poetry.The "historic" summer concert series at City Dock opens with a 7: 30 p.m. performance by Chesapeake Scenes, a folk trio from the Eastern Shore.The musicians -- Tom McHugh of Rock Hall on banjo and blues harp, Tom Anthony of Pamona on upright bass and Bill Mathews of Easton on guitar -- perform original tunes about the Chesapeake Bay. Their songs include McHugh's "Chester River Song" and "Sharptown Blues," plus "I'm Just an Old Decoy Duck," a musical arrangement of a poem by one of the Ward brothers, the famed decoy carvers from near Crisfield.
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By Tyeesha Dixon | February 15, 2009
Greg Stiverson, a 33-year-Annapolitan, has announced that he will run to be the next Ward 6 alderman in Annapolis. Stiverson, who has never run for public office, has 23 years of management experience in state government, according to a statement. He has also served as president of the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation, the Annapolis Opera, the Annapolis Symphony and other volunteer groups. "I will work hard to increase public understanding of our city's public housing needs while supporting efforts to reduce crime through effective policing and programs that encourage youth education and economic opportunity," said Stiverson, 62, a Republican.
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