🍦The Johnnies win again

MRE Bridge Run, EWE Spirit Cup happy hour, Taste of Spring on West Street...


Good morning, Annapolis. I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s terrific weather instead of spending all day inside doing your taxes.

In today’s Naptown Scoop:

  • 0.05K bridge run

  • EWE Spirit Cup happy hour

  • Taste of Spring on West Street

Let’s get to it.

— Lauren Burke Meyer, Dylan Roche, & Ryan Sneddon

St. John’s wins again

Photo: Drone US Photography

According to legend, the Annapolis Cup began in 1982 when the Naval Academy commandant boasted to St. John’s freshman Kevin Heyburn that the Mids could beat the Johnnies in any sport and Kevin asked, “What about croquet?” Turns out, Kevin was right.

Prior to Saturday, the Johnnies had won 31 out of 39 Annapolis Cups. And after Saturday, the Johnnies have won 32 out of 40.

Congratulations to the Johnnies but let’s be honest, the real winners are the spectators who put on an absolute fashion show on the St. John’s campus. Want to see? Check out 50+ photos from Drone US Photography’s Shane Kilberg.


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During a consultation with a Current Dermatology expert you will. . . 

  • Learn about available procedures and treatments

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  • Leave feeling informed and empowered to invest in your skin

These consultations are usually $150, but Naptown Scoop readers can get them for free until May 31, 2024 by using the code Naptown Scoop when booking. Go to currentderm.com or call 410-384-3045 to book your consult now!


1 month to the MRE Bridge Run

Hate running? This might be your new favorite race: the MRE Bridge Run. Runner’s World calls it “the least challenging athletic event ever conceived,” likely because it’s only across the Spa Creek Bridge. It starts at the crack of noon on Saturday, May 11, and most people finish the race by 12:05 PM (or sooner). Register in advance here.

F4AC registration is live 🎣

Fish For A Cure (F4AC) is quite the catch when it comes to fundraisers. And you can now register! Celebrate on November 9 with a day of fishing on the Chesapeake Bay followed by the Shore Party celebrating both the biggest fish and the most dollars raised. F4AC raises funds for cancer care in our community and benefits Luminis Health’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute. Email [email protected] for questions or guidance on team building and fundraising.

Register to vote

Tomorrow marks the one-week countdown for the advance voter registration deadline for Maryland’s Primaries. That’s if you plan to register online or by mail. If you don’t register by April 23, no need to panic — you can still register in person during early voting or on election day (May 14). But it’s always a good idea to plan ahead if you can!

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Yoga just got more convenient

Picture this. You just finished a long day at work and all you want is to destress with some yoga. You open the Yoga Factory app to sign up and. . . 

See that they've added even more classes to the schedule for you to choose from! 

Sculpt and Sweat is now on Wednesdays at 5:15 PM. Hot Vinyasa is on Tuesdays at Noon and start your Sunday strong with Buti at 7:45 AM.

These classes are already on the schedule. What are you waiting for? Sign up today and don’t forget to ask about the new student deal!


🍻 EWE Spirit Cup Kickoff Happy Hour

Want to raise a glass to a legendary Annapolitan and do some good? Forward Brewing is hosting happy hour tomorrow to kick off the EWE Spirit Foundation’s 4th annual EWE Spirit Cup Regatta. The EWE Spirit Foundation honors the legacy of Geoff Ewenson, a professional sailor (and so much more) who passed away in 2020 at the age of 50. Happy Hour is from 5:30–7:30 PM at Forward Brewing in Eastport – 418 Fourth St, Annapolis, MD 21403.

🗓 Want to sail in the regatta on May 18? Registration is open now.

Musical Monday 🎶

The Latin Quarter at The Classic Theatre of Maryland
Classic Theatre of Maryland’s monthly cabaret will feature special guest Heather Maxwell performing the greatest Latin standards on April 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM —1804 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Parker String Quartet at St. John’s College
St. John’s welcomes the Grammy-winning Parker String Quartet to its Friday Night Concert Series on April 19 at 7:30 PM in the Key Auditorium — 60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Love in Bloom at Live Arts Maryland
Soprano Annie Gill and pianist Andrew Steward open their world premier cabaret performance of Love in Bloom with Live Arts Maryland on April 20 at 7:30 PM at Maryland Hall — 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Taste of Spring on West Street 🍽️ 💐

After yesterday, spring is definitely in the air. So this is a great time to think ahead to Dinner Under the Stars – which starts May 18. But shutting down a street for dinner, pickleball, music, and dancing isn’t cheap. So the Inner West Street Association is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to help with the costs.

Taste of Spring ticket holders will savor a delicious menu from six restaurants that participate in Dinner Under the Stars: Rams Head, Luna Blu, Picante, Stan and Joe’s, 49 West, and Tsunami. The Ballet Theatre of Maryland will perform. And there will be raffles, door prizes, and an Earth Day-inspired plant sale. Date: Sunday (4/21) from 2–6 PM

☔️ Rain date: April 27.

What’s Historic London Town & Gardens? 🌺 🌳🪻

It’s a “lost” colonial town and garden sanctuary on the South River in Edgewater. And you can see it and learn all about its mission at London Town in Bloom on May 10. It’s a wonderful waterfront evening of dinner and dancing. And you won’t believe how beautiful the gardens are. Get tickets and learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Nothing in this section is sponsored. They're just the things you need to know. I'll always let you know when something's sponsored.


⚖️ City/County Council meeting

On the agenda for Today’s County Council meeting:

  • General Development Plan

  • Comprehensive Zoning

  • Outdoor Seating Related to Food and Beverage Service

  • See full agenda

The meeting is at 7 PM in the Arundel Center. You are welcome to attend. Click here to submit testimony or watch online — 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

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Here’s a life hack for having more fun in Annapolis

If you’ve read the Scoop for a while, you know there are so many fun things to do in Annapolis. Boating on the Bay, trying new restaurants, fantastic shows at Maryland Hall. . . But often, chores get in the way of the fun. So what if someone else did the dirty work? While you’re out enjoying all Annapolis to offer, Blue Heron Property Services can give your home a complete exterior wash! Get a free quote today.*

Doing what your Ring camera can’t

Who doesn’t love vacation? Yet every time on the way to the airport, I think: “Shoot, did I close the garage?” And sure, Ring cameras show if someone breaks in, but can they find water leaks, detect mold, or reset breakers? That’s exactly why Karen Morris and Susan Woody started Annapolis Home Concierge. They provide peace of mind home watch while you’re away and concierge services while you’re in residence. Get a free quote today.*

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78 🌡️ 55 | ⛅ | 20% | 💨 WNW 8 mph (7 knots)


69 🌡️ 56 | ⛅ | 2% | 💨 E 7 mph (6 knots)

💧🌡️ Water temperature = 55ºF
Temperature readings taken from the mouth of the Severn River the night before publication



49 West | Naked Blue with Stephen Clair | 8–11 PM
Rams Head On Stage | Los Straitjackets | 7:30 PM | Tickets


49 West | Unified Jazz Ensemble | 7–9:30 PM
Maryland Hall | Revisiting Creedence | 7:30 PM | Tickets
The Point | Skribe | 5–8 PM
Rams Head On Stage | Bob James | 7:30 PM | Tickets
Reynolds Tavern | b.en | 7 PM

Past results

Baseball (21-15)
4/13 @ Holy Cross | L 7-1
4/13 @ Holy Cross | L 15-5
4/14 @ Holy Cross | W 7-2

Women's Golf (1-0)
4/13–14 vs. Navy Spring Invitational | 3rd of 11 teams

Men's Golf (0-1)
4/12–13 @ Stitch Intercollegiate | 11th of 12 Teams

Women’s Lacrosse (11-3)
4/13 vs. Army | W 17-11

Men's Lacrosse (7-5)
4/13 @ Army | L 13-8

Women's Rugby (2-5-1)
4/14 vs. West Chester | W 24-7 & W 24-5
4/14 vs. Princeton | W 24-21, L 27-5 & W 22-17
4/14 vs. Penn State | L 24-5, W 31-0 & L 20-12

Men's Rugby (16-1)
4/13 vs. #8 Arkansas State | W 57-5

Men's Tennis (25-14)
4/14 vs. Bucknell | W 5-2
4/14 @ Hampton | L 4-3

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