Annapolis public housing community to get a makeover

<img src='; width='200px' alt='Maintenance workers Brian Snowden of Annapolis, left, and Charles Rogers prepare to spread mulch on bare spots in the Newtowne mold removal in attic 20 public housing community in Annapolis. The Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis is seeking a private partner to renovate or rebuild the complex. Built in 1971, the complex’s buildings have cracks, leaks and other problems that have made several of the units uninhabitable.’ style=’float:left;padding:5px’ />

Obery Court and College Creek Terrace now moving to its final phase were planned with Philadelphia-based Pennrose. “We’re looking at a host of different funding mechanisms,” said Carl O. Snowden, chairman of the housing authority’s board of directors. Snowden said the housing authority has learned from some missteps with the previous projects. The removal of a basketball court at Annapolis Gardens, for example, angered many residents and spurred protests. He said he hopes those lessons will make the Newtowne 20 project go more smoothly. Snowden and Vincent O. Leggett, executive director of the housing authority, discussed the Newtowne 20 redevelopment plans at last Monday’s Annapolis city council meeting as part of a quarterly presentation to the mayor and aldermen.
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Dungeness, blue crabs face off in another Super Bowl


“You mix that. It doesn’t take a lot of the creme fraiche, just enough to bind it and add a little bit of acidity. It’s great with everything from avocado to citrus, tomatoes in the summer.” Both concede that eating the crab is a bit of a challenge. “There’s some work that goes with it,” Crain said. “We find it to be a labor of love, but it’s worth it,” Smolen said. Keller said that for him, the key is “experiencing something at its freshest.” But maybe not too fresh. Crain said one reason he’s not real big on blue crabs may stem from a childhood experience. Traveling on vacation, his family stopped in Annapolis, Md., for a big cooler of blue crabs.
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