Tall Trees of Chase Creek Woods

Chase Creek Woods in Arnold is the tallest privately-owned woodland known in the eastern United States, having an index of 130.19 feet (39.68 m) for the ten tallest species. The variety of habitat supports large examples of nearly fifty native tree species. Chase Creek Woods is home to twelve of the tallest of their species on record in Maryland. Despite recent development, Chase Creek Woods is one of the county’s outstanding natural areas. The 2003 study indicates that Chase Creek Woods is an important natural area worthy of protection.

Hunters Pointe

Hunters Pointe is a community in Arnold of 77 Homes which started in 1979 (with the last house being finished in 1986). The neighborhood is very friendly, peaceful, and picturesque with a suburban setting, excellent schools, and proximity to Metropolitan amenities — only 25 miles east from Washington, D.C. and 20 miles south of Baltimore, MD. Because Hunters Pointe has a community park along with a common area that surrounds the entire neighborhood, it is organized into The College Station Community Association of Hunters Pointe. The Association provides maintenance of the common area as well as repair and replacement of playground equipment, lighting at the entrance and throughout the community, and lawn mowing and gardens in the front entrance of the community.

Broadneck Grill

Broadneck GrillNestled within the Cape St. Claire shopping center, Broadneck Grill specializes in contemporary American and Mexican cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere. With his creative culinary talents, Chef Javier creates weekly specials to keep the menu fresh, and always innovative. Since 1994, Broadneck Grill has grown into a “locals favorite” restaurant and catering service, as proven time and time again by its faithful and recurrent customers.

Donna and Fernando Duran purchased the restaurant in 1994, changing the menus by adding Mexican dishes while keeping traditional favorites that use only the freshest of ingredients. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the business, Donna and Fernando both worked in the restaurant/catering business for years prior to purchasing Broadneck Grill.

Quiet Waters Park

Quiet Waters ParkNestled between the South River and Harness Creek, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis offers a wide variety of family activities. Visitors can walk, jog, or bike on over 6 miles of paved trails winding through hardwood forests and past grassy fields, play at the large, multi-level children’s playground, enjoy the vistas of the South River Promenade and Scenic Overlook, or picnic among 340 acres of beautiful park land. Boating opportunities are available. The park’s Visitor Center includes formal gardens, art galleries, and public restrooms.

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

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Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
serves the Anne Arundel County community by providing a broad range of creative experiences through quality arts education and culturally diverse programs in the performing and visual arts. Based in Annapolis, Maryland Hall is a thriving, innovative home for artists of all kinds, and supported is by the dedication of the area’s businesses, volunteers, visitors, students, community members, and educators. Our programs are designed to educate, entertain and inspire and include performances, classes, exhibitions and workshops.

My River Speaks

My River Speaks

My River Speaks

My River Speaks: The History and Lore of the Magothy River is the first and only book detailing the history of the Magothy River. It reflects anecdotal and archival research on the history, geography, and lore of the Magothy. The once “forgotten river” of the Chesapeake now speaks.

The author, Marianne Taylor, has lived along the banks of the Magothy River for more than 30 years. In the midst of her 22-year career as an English teacher, she served as a docent for the Baltimore Museum of Art. It was there she discovered her passion for history.

News Release: Magothy River’s Secrets Unraveled in Second Edition. Lovers of the Magothy River have spoken. By popular demand, author Marianne Taylor and publisher Bay Media, Inc. have released a second edition of My River Speaks. Local writer Marianne Taylor, moved by a passion for uncovering the layers of history and love of the Magothy River, carefully unravels its secrets in My River Speaks. The second edition contains an elaborate index, helpful for research purposes.

SPCA of Anne Arundel County

spcaThe mission of the SPCA shall be to serve as the leading private nonprofit organization within Anne Arundel County which exists to protect animals from acts of cruelty and neglect.

To promote humane care and concern for animals by educating the public and by working to end pet overpopulation.

To provide shelter and rehabilitation to animals in need.

To work for the passage and enforcement of laws which promote and provide for the humane treatment of animals.