| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:35 AM
It happened during his senior year at North Carroll High School, John Patrick Barry recalled.
As Mark Twain, the Asian-American actor wore a lot of makeup, a wig with hair everywhere and a fake mustache.
It was his favorite role of his high school...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October.
"It entirely changes your attitude, the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:22 PM
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......