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Maryland Renaissance Festival

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  • Md. Renaissance Festival appeals unfavorable zoning ruling

    Md. Renaissance Festival appeals unfavorable zoning ruling
    The Maryland Renaissance Festival organizers have appealed a zoning decision that prevents the festival from moving to a new site in southern Anne Arundel County. Earlier this month, the county's administrative hearing officer denied requests from the...
  • Md. Renaissance Festival denied zoning needed for move to Lothian

    Md. Renaissance Festival denied zoning needed for move to Lothian
    An Anne Arundel County hearing officer has denied zoning approvals requested by the Maryland Renaissance Festival to move from Crownsville to Lothian. Festival organizers had sought approval for a zoning exception required for such festivals, and also...
  • Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance

    Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance
    One by one, they came to the microphone and made their case: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is fun, but it doesn't belong in a rural community. The festival annually attracts to Crownsville about 300,000 visitors who gobble smoked turkey legs, guzzle...
  • Hearing set for Thursday on Renaissance Fest zoning request for new site

    Hearing set for Thursday on Renaissance Fest zoning request for new site
    The Maryland Renaissance Festival is seeking a zoning approval to move to a new property in southern Anne Arundel County. The festival and property owner Michael Booth will appear before a county hearing officer on Thursday to make the case for a...
  • Republicans Neuman, Schuh trade shots at Arundel executive debate

    Republicans Neuman, Schuh trade shots at Arundel executive debate
    Anne Arundel Republican county executive candidates Laura Neuman and Steve Schuh traded barbs in a debate this week in Annapolis. Neuman, who was appointed county executive to replace John R. Leopold last year, and Schuh, a two-term state delegate,...
  • Like/dislike with Jonathan Yoke, Renaissance Festival actor

    Like/dislike with Jonathan Yoke, Renaissance Festival actor
    When some folks want to take a trip back in time, they read a book. Jonathan Yoke, a 25-year-old engineer, straps on a pair of tights and becomes Alfonso d'Este Duca di Ferrara. As an actor in the annual Maryland Renaissance Festival, Yoke will...
  • Navy-Air Force game, Ren Fest to bring Arundel traffic Saturday

    Navy-Air Force game, Ren Fest to bring Arundel traffic Saturday
    Anne Arundel County Police are warning drivers to expect heavy traffic on Saturday, especially in Annapolis and Crownsville. A number of events are expected to draw thousands to the area on Saturday, including the U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis, the...
  • Ravens fan of the week: Roderick Allman

    Ravens fan of the week: Roderick Allman
    A combination of feather-covered body armor, 5-foot wings and a sharp helmet make for a wardrobe more suited to a Roman soldier than a football fan. But for Pasadena resident Roderick Allman, 39, the suit allows him to become "Ravenous Maximus" on the...
  • Where are you dining out this weekend?

     
    So, where is everyone going out to eat this weekend? It feels like EATING weather, doesn't it? I'm in the mood for big soups and fried oysters. Who has reservations, who's staying in? Who has been trying to get a......
  • Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun

    Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun
    It's late on a steamy August morning. Forty scholars and their lecturer have been at their studies for a couple of hours. One of the more challenging courses in the summer program at Anne Arundel Community College is already well under way. But there...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    b's rundown of everything going down this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Attack the Block Colombiana Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Our Idiot Brother NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: Chicago at NY Giants (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Top...