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Cruisers University

Summer is right around the corner, and soon it will be time to set sail. We know cruising the beautiful blue waters of the Chesapeake is the ultimate way to spend your summer days. Never sailed before? Want to learn something new or need a refresher in marine weather forecasting? Cruisers…

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Annapolis Film Festival – “The Big Picture”

It does not get any sweeter than this! The Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) is back, in person, for its 10 th year and it is bigger, better, and sweeter than ever! Opening night’s feature film “To Olivia,” follows the complex marriage between renowned author Roald Dahl and Oscar-winning actress…

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Unprecedented Presidents Presence in Annapolis

A bronze statue of General George Washington in the Old Senate Chamber, commemorating the resignation of his commission to command the Continental Army. Image courtesy of Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. As any student and teacher eager for a mid-winter break can tell you, Presidents Day is…

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Honoring the 200th Birthday of Harriet Tubman

“I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.” — Harriet Tubman to Sarah Bradford in Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, 1868. True stories of the…

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Annapolis, an American Story

If you are looking for an engaging and exciting history lesson on our great city of Annapolis, look no further than the Museum of Historic Annapolis to see the brand new exhibition, Annapolis: An American Story. The exhibition follows 400 years of Annapolis, chronologically, as you weave your way…

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What Mom Really Wants for Valentines Day

Listen up spouses of Moms, friends of Moms, children of Moms. I’ve done the research and am here to tell you what Moms/Caregivers REALLY want for Valentine’s Day. We would like some rest. Mind, body, soul, rest. Please give us some space, let us sleep, don’t ask us any questions and for the love…

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Local Spots for Surf & Turf

Everyone knows the Chesapeake Bay region is famous for its ‘surf’– above all, delicious blue crabs and crab cakes. And there is no shortage of restaurants that offer excellent farm-to-table turf. But when it comes to one of the most perfect culinary pairings, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are…

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The BWI Entertainment District

It’s a safe bet the time is right to finally organize that weekend away with your buddies. Buckle up and land the plane with a trip to the BWI region and surrounding entertainment district—loaded with places to stay, things to do, and ways to get around, a weekend in this accessible locale is your…

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Black History 365 Collaborative

Black history and heritage are American from the ancient Olmecs to Frederick Douglass, Cynthia Abney Carter, DeJuan Gay, and beyond. African and American history are inseparably intertwined. Every month boasts of African American voices and events that changed history and continue to transform the…

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Where to Find Cozy Winter Cocktails

Winter in Annapolis seems to be coming later and later each year, but when it arrived, BAM! We are in the midst of some bitter cold. This mixed with dreary skies, leafless trees, puffer jackets and extra layers can really wear on a mood. Dog days of summer? How about the dog days of January…

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