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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,...
  • Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera

    Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera
    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...
  • 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...
  • Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    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...
  • Howard schools accountant stitches Renaissance costumes

    Howard schools accountant stitches Renaissance costumes
    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...
  • 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......