Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Stan and Joe’s Saloon, as well as an Edgewater resident, are helping to load trucks of supplies for those affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
Just two days after the town of Moore, OK, was devastated by a tornado, the Edgewater community is rallying to help. What began as an endeavor by Stan and Joe’s to help one of their own has turned into a grassroots effort throughout the entire community. Former Stan and Joe’s employee Keith Henderson’s brother lives right outside Moore, and just escaped the tornado’s path. After seeing the damage done to the town, Henderson called Stan and Joe’s and asked for help. “He said he was heading to Oklahoma and wanted to fill a truck with supplies, and it turned into this beautiful monstrous thing,” said Stan and Joe’s co-owner Joe McGovern. The local saloon started taking donations around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, and by the time McGovern and his wife …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Edgewater Books will open on Central Avenue in August.
Here's a recap of some of the top news from Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch this week. To read more on any story, click on the link. 1. South River’s Jodie Hogan Named Teacher of the Year South River's Jodie Hogan was all smiles after she was named Teacher of the Year Monday night. But there was one person in the room beaming brighter than Hogan—her husband. 2. Edgewater Books Opening in August Edgewater Books, a children’s bookstore, will be opening on Central Avenue in August and the owner is looking for high school art students to paint a mural inside the store. 3. Southern Middle Students Plant 280 Trees in Galesville Park About 50 seventh-grade students from Southern Middle School planted approximately 280 trees on a half-acre in …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
If you're looking for places to enjoy authentic Mexican music and enchiladas on Sunday, Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch has you covered.
Cue up the mariachi band—Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching. The celebration of Mexican heritage on May 5 is sometimes mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day. However, Cinco de Mayo actually commemorates the Battle of Puebla, a turning point in Mexican history and freedom. In the United States, it is celebrated by observing Mexican culture through food, drinks and dancing. If you are looking for a fiesta with margaritas, live bands and authentic food, read on for the best places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Edgewater. Stan and Joe's Saloon will be in full swing for Cinco de Mayo on Sunday. Co-owner Joe McGovern said they will begin serving Mexican food specials after noon on Sunday. They will also offer Coronas for $2.50 and $5 margaritas…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Blessing of the Bikes was held at Stan and Joe’s on Sunday afternoon.
Motorcycle enthusiasts gathered at Stan and Joe’s in Edgewater on Sunday for a Blessing of the Bikes. They also raised money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Joe McGovern, co-owner of Stan & Joe’s, said the event was a success. The annual event is done with a local chapter of Hogs for Heroes, an organization of motorcycle riders that is committed to supporting public safety officials, the U.S. Military and Wounded Warriors. McGovern shared a video of the event with Patch. In the video, he summed up the blessing of the bikes in simple words: “God bless you. God bless America. And God bless Stan and Joe's,” McGovern said. See Also:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The second annual event raises money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Approximately 200 bikers will flock to Stan and Joe’s Saloon on Sunday for the second annual Blessing of the Bikes. The event is done with a local chapter of Hogs for Heroes and will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Hogs for Heroes is a national organization of motorcycle riders that is committed to supporting public safety officials, the U.S. Military and Wounded Warriors. Joe McGovern, co-owner of Stan & Joe’s, said about 200 bikers are expected on Sunday and a priest will be there to bless the bikes. The saloon will also donate 10 percent of all sales to the Wounded Warrior Project. “Both Stan [Fletcher] and I are very proud of our charity work,” McGovern said. “We have done a ton at West Street and now we are getting in a…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Edgewater location is celebrating two years of business.
In February, Stan & Joe’s Saloon celebrated six years of business in Annapolis, and on Sunday they are doing it again in Edgewater. The local saloon will host an anniversary bash on Sunday at 6 p.m. to commemorate its two-year anniversary. Stan & Joe’s wants to thank its loyal customers for all the support over the past two years, and to do that they are throwing a party. The celebration will feature live music from A Classic Case, and promises to be a good time. In February, Stan Fletcher and Joe McGovern said the key to their success is a positive energy, good food and great local customers. "We love being down here in Edgewater," Fletcher said. "We are really, really happy that we made the decision to come down here. It’s a great bunch …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Greene Turtle and Stan and Joe's have advertised plans for watching college basketball.
For any college basketball fan, March is one of the best times of the year. Even though the Terps couldn't find their way into the NCAA tournament, there is still plenty of excitement surrounding the games. Whether you are watching to root on your favorite team, or cringing as your bracket falls apart—March Madness is a lot of fun. Here are some local spots where you can catch all the basketball action. Stan and Joe's has plenty of TVs for watching basketball. And since games are on all day long, you can stop by for happy hour and enjoy half-priced drinks and appetizers while you watch the tournament. The local saloon recently uploaded a video to its Facebook page. In the video, a "Joe" cartoon comically talks about the upcoming tournament…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Here's a look at where to get your Irish on this weekend.
Looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? If your plan is to stay local, Patch has rounded up a few businesses offering holiday specials in Edgewater. Stan and Joe's Saloon The local bar will have a DJ from 3 to 7 p.m. along with giveaways and the following specials: Greene Turtle The Greene Turtle is celebrating St. Patrick's Day over multiple days. You can enjoy the following specials March 15-17. Click here to see an entertainment schedule for Greene Turtle. Wharfside Wharfside Bar and Grill will feature the following specials from "Kevin" along with live music. If you know of another local business offering St. Patrick's Day specials please leave a comment with the details.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Do you know where around town this photo was taken?
How well do you think you know Edgewater restaurants? Patch is putting your knowledge of local cuisine to the test. The last Guess the Restaurant featured nachos. Congratulations to John Frenaye who correctly guessed that the nachos came from Stan and Joe's. For this week, do you know where around Edgewater you can find this frozen treat? Leave your guess in the comments section below. The first person to get it right wins … bragging rights—exciting, I know. I will post the answer and the winner at the top of the next Guess the Restaurant column.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Here's a look at some of the most popular Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch stories from the month of February.
Earlier this week, Patch highlighted the biggest police and fire stories covered on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch in February. Now, Patch is sharing the most popular stories from the area last month. Between finding a new county executive, a famous pup heading to Westminster and business updates around the community, February was a busy month. Here's a recap of some of the stories readers found the most enticing. To read more of any story, click on the link. Laura Neuman Named Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman, 46, a native of Anne Arundel County and the CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, was named the new Anne Arundel County Executive. Neuman was sworn into office in front of the Anne Arundel County …