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Lifeline 100 Rides

There are countless manmade and natural sights to see in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, from historic colonial buildings and landmarks to the Chesapeake Bay’s diverse flora and fauna. There are also plenty of ways to see them, from formal walking tours and boat rides to scenic drives and…

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A History Lover's Itinerary

Given Maryland’s nearly 400 years of history – it became a colony in 1632 and a state in 1788 – you could easily spend a month in the state and visit a different historic site, museum, or attraction every day. But if you’re big on history and short on time, just a few days spent in and around…

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Let's Go Music Fest

There’s a new music festival in town, and the buzz is big! Let’s Go! Music Festival is the passion project of John O’Leary, who has been bringing us another favorite Annapolis tradition, the St. Patrick’s Day parade, since 2012. But for this event, he and his co-planning partner Liz Rawlings have…

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International Food Stops in North County

While global travel may be slightly out of reach, you can still take your taste buds on an international journey this summer. With so many diverse and delicious restaurants throughout Anne Arundel County, you won't have to travel far to feel like you are on a vacation! So, to get your food travels…

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Wild Kid Acres: Free Range Fun

Wild Kid Acres could be the most unique farm/petting zoo you will ever find and it’s located just outside of Annapolis on the Mayo peninsula in Edgewater. Most of the rescued animals roam together freely. You'll find chickens, turkeys, goats, horses, pigs, cows, and alpacas on this quaint…

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Meet Poet Laureate of Annapolis, Maggie Benshaw

You knew Annapolis had sailing, history, and crabs, but did you know we also have…poetry? As of April 2021, Mayor Gavin Buckley appointed a new Poet Laureate of the City of Annapolis: Maggie Benshaw. Maggie is a creative writing teacher at Annapolis High School, and it was my pleasure to speak to…

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A “Guardians of the First Amendment” Salute

When Founding Father James Madison envisioned what became known as the Bill of Rights, he must have had good reason to address freedom of the press as a crucial part of the first of ten Constitutional amendments on his list. Why we have a First Amendment at all will be the central theme at 10:00…

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Take to the Trails During Great Outdoors Month

June means lots of things in Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and Annapolis: the arrival of the fresh crabs that make backyard crab feasts great, an uptick in the number of colonial-clad tour guides leading historic walking tours downtown, and plentiful views of vessels on the water, from sailboats…

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O'Learys Seafood, an Eastport Gem

Wil Peterson, Owner and Operator of O'Learys Seafood in Eastport, took over the restaurant about 8 years ago. At first glance, you can tell Wil is just as colorful as the art-filled walls of his restaurant! With an eye for the curious and unexpected, O'Learys highlights the best of Chesapeake…

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