July 18, 2019

Landmark MB&T Bank For Lease or Sale

MB&T Bank

In the heart of the “Instant City” that became Lexington Park, the historic Maryland Bank & Trust Building is in tiptop condition and available for rent or sale. The MB&T Bank Building is at the corner of Great Mills Road and S. Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, MD.

Cherry Trees Bloom Ahead of April 9 Festival

cherry trees bloom

The blooms of the Yoshino cherry trees are temporal, a trait bestowing a not inconsiderable amount of the species’ cachet. This year they bloomed early.

Lexington Park Seeks Artist for First Public Mural

mural

Lexington Park is seeking an artist for its first public mural. The St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. is soliciting design proposals for a mural in black and white plus one accent color to appear on all or part of a 15-foot-high and 50-foot-wide cinderblock wall visible from a busy Lexington Park intersection.

Lexington Park Joins Public Mural Revival

Lexington Park first public mural

St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. to launch a competition for an artist to paint the first public mural in the “Lexington Park Comes Alive!” series.

Kay Daugherty Gallery Opens with a Reunion

The stunningly successful opening of the Kay Daugherty Gallery with Charlie Hewitt’s “The Banquet Years” show drew old friends and artists and buyers.

Hewitt’s ‘Banquet Years’ Opens Kay Daugherty Gallery

Painter, sculptor, and printmaker Charlie Hewitt graduated from Great Mills High School and spent formative years in St. Mary’s County, MD. His work will be shown in the new Kay Daugherty Gallery at Annmarie Garden beginning Aug. 12. “The Banquet Years” runs through Sept. 25.

Kay Daugherty Gallery Opens Aug. 12

Annmarie Garden opens the Kay Daugherty Gallery with “The Banquet Years,” a special show of Charlie Hewitt’s running from Aug. 12 to Sept. 25, 2016. An opening reception will be held 6 to 9 pm Aug. 12.

‘The Banquet Years’ Opens at AMG

Once upon a time a cultural renaissance cloaked St. Mary’s County, a brief decade over by 1985, that seems both quite a long time ago and just the other day to Katie Watts as she muses about the mezzanine gallery — the Kay Daugherty Gallery — at Annmarie Garden named after her mother, and its opening exhibition, “The Banquet Years,” by Charlie Hewitt.

The Flattops Evolve: Into a Tree Museum

tree museum

While Joni Mitchell sang about a tree museum, Lexington Park, Maryland, grew one. Now St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. wants to save it.

Slackwater: Lex Park, the Inside of the Beast

When the town was full of bars and slot machines and drunken sailors … Lexington Park was the belly of a noble beast, says Charlie Hewitt.