Guest Column in Baltimore Sun – July 19, 2013

  City Dock Plans Restores the Luster of Annapolis’ Crown Jewel -The “No” Club is hindering changes that Annapolis needs  By Joshua J. Cohen 2:59 p.m. EDT, July 18, 2013 Many of Annapolis‘ established downtown interests seem to reflexively resist change. Annapolitans even have a name for it: the Downtown “No” Club. The latest version of [...]

Circulator Trolley Ridership Hits Six Figures – Press Release

On the two year anniversary of launching the Circulator Trolley, ridership has increased 161 percent from last year, averaging a monthly ridership of 14,000.  “In just two years, our Circulator Trolley has proven its value in making it easier to get around downtown,” Mayor Cohen said.  “To have ridership on the Circulator more than double in [...]

Market House Tenant – First to Open

The  Amsterdam Falafelshop is the first of six tenants to open at the Market House, bringing a European flair with top-it-yourself falafels and Dutch style fries to the City. The Falafelshop opened Thursday, June 20, during a soft “By Invitation Only” launch. However, a public opening is expected Monday, June 24. “Amsterdam Falafelshop ignites enthusiasm [...]

Annapolis City Council Adopts FY 2014 Operating and Capital Budget

On Monday, June 10, the Annapolis City Council adopted the $ 95.6 million operating budget and the $10 million capital budget for FY 2014. As adopted, the FY14 operating budget projects revenues of $99 million, yielding a surplus of $3.4 million across all funds.   “This evening the City Council voted to continue building on the [...]