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Paul Reed Smith, PRS Guitars and Maryland Hall (E-137)

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

Release Date: 05/09/2019

Moving forward with The Village at Providence Point  show art Moving forward with The Village at Providence Point

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

Last September,  we spoke with Larry Bradshaw who is the CEO of National Lutheran Communities & Services and the man behind the project now known as The Village at Providence Point in Annapolis.  A lot has happened since then and today, we check in with Bradshaw as the project seems to be headed into the final stretch of the approval process. Today we learned that they has submitted their plans to the City of Annapolis after working with the Stop Crystal Springs (opposition group) and the City to address most of the concerns. There are two remaining concerns that are still...

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Beercast: A different kind of Memorial Day and some cash back! show art Beercast: A different kind of Memorial Day and some cash back!

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it's a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20....or longer in this case, because..well...beer! In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake! Today, we continue our monthly series (no set schedule other than monthly) about beer.  We have a huge distributor of beer right here in Annapolis-- and they have a ton of experts on hand to de-mystify beer for us.  Now, full disclosure--I like beer! I like beer a lot!  But, I am not a beer snob and a Bud Light will...

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Cyber security for you? Yes, and Ardalyst tells us why! show art Cyber security for you? Yes, and Ardalyst tells us why!

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

When you hear the term "cyber security" you immediately think of large companies and governments. But if you own, or are involved with, a small business or organization you need to consider it as well. is cyber defense firm in West Annapolis who works with various government agencies and many small businesses to make sure their business or organization is never crippled by the very technology you depend on to keep you up and running.  Have a listen, you might be surprised where the vulnerabilities lie--I was.

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Fighting Cabin Fever with Dr. Tom Muha show art Fighting Cabin Fever with Dr. Tom Muha

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

We've been stuck in our houses for the past five years now...or at least it feels like it. As every possible commercial has mentioned in the past few weeks, "we are in uncertain times." We're sick of hearing that. Of course, we're sick of a lot of stuff right now. So how do you fight through the negativity and make the whole situation manageable and, dare we say it....enjoyable? Tim talks with Dr. Tom Muha, founder of the Propel Institute and weekly columnist for the Capital for the past thirty years, about how to change your frame of mind to meet this unprecedented challenge.  Link: ...

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Rocky Horror, Philly Cheesesteaks and the Census with Sen. Mary Washington show art Rocky Horror, Philly Cheesesteaks and the Census with Sen. Mary Washington

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

If you ever told me that we'd do a podcast about the importance of the 2020 Census and somehow it morphed into a discussion about the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Philly Cheesesteaks, I'd have never believed you!  But it happened! Have a listen to the important parts about how critical it is to respond to the 2020 Census!  Senator Mary Washington joins me today on the phone to talk about it.  Link: Phone numbers: 844-330-2020 (English) 844-468-2020 (Spanish) And as for the Rocky Horror Picture Show--we need to hold the Senator accountable and make that happen!  

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Beercast: What do Budweiser and Katcef Brothers  do during a pandemic? show art Beercast: What do Budweiser and Katcef Brothers do during a pandemic?

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it's a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20....or longer in this case, because..well...beer! In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake! Today, we continue our monthly series (no set schedule other than monthly) about beer.  We have a huge distributor of beer right here in Annapolis-- and they have a ton of experts on hand to de-mystify beer for us.  Now, full disclosure--I like beer! I like beer a lot!  But, I am not a beer snob and a Bud Light will...

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One Love Annapolis and perseverance with Steve Samaras show art One Love Annapolis and perseverance with Steve Samaras

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

We are all in this together!  As businesses are (for the most part) shuttered, we wanted to catch up with Steve Samaras from to talk about a video series he has created and to find out how Zachary's is doing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. If there ever was a man who sees the positive in a tough situation it is Steve who was burned out of his store 15 years ago the day after Thanksgiving, survived the recession of 2008 and now the COVID-19 virus. Aside from keeping all of his employees working, to cutting Constance Polamalu (who joined us on the call) loose to develop a new e-commerce...

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COVID-19...Voices from the Community show art COVID-19...Voices from the Community

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

We are in uncharted waters, folks. Between cable news and social media, there is an avalanche of information, innuendo, and speculation coming in. It's exhausting and scary. So John and Tim decided to practice some social distancing and call a bunch of people to talk about what's going on over Facebook Live. It was a busy one. Go to on Facebook to watch Saturday's broadcast.  We started with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to see what the state has been doing up to this point and what is planned next. Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive, was up next to talk about business...

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The 2020 National Cannabis Festival show art The 2020 National Cannabis Festival

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

We're talking weed again!  Caroline Phillips joins us for the fourth time (even though we said third when recording) to talk about the National Cannabis Festival coming to RFK on April 18th. Now in it's 5th year, the festival has grown from a single day with 5,000 attendees to a two day affair with a FREE policy summit on the Friday April 17th to the festival on the 18th expected to draw more than 25,000 advocates, educators, legislators, and those just looking to learn a lot more. Yes it is a fun time, but as the push for legal cannabis moves across the US, there are more and more...

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A preview of the 8th Annual Annapolis Film Festival show art A preview of the 8th Annual Annapolis Film Festival

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

The is coming! The Annapolis Film Festival is coming!  Ask for some days off or call out sick, but clear your calendar for March 26-29, 2020. This year, more than 70 films will be screened over four days all over walkable Annapolis. If you are a film buff (or want to be one) make sure you get your passes or tickets now! If you plan to see more than a single film, a day pass or a festival pass is the best way to go! Today, we talk with Lee Anderson and Patti White who are the Festival Directors about what is new this year and their theme of Focus Forward!  We get some inside scoop on...

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Paul Reed Smith got his start upstairs over what is now the Rams Head Tavern. Today, he runs a global guitar company sought out by artists such as Santana, John Mayer, Peter Frampton and more. 

John sat down with Paul (prior to an awesome tour which is highly recommended) to talk about PRS history, future, and all sorts of stuff including his Master Course that will be taught at Maryland Hall this summer!

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