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Art Under Glass- A Virtual Art Experience

In keeping with necessary precautions to maintain social distance and avoid indoor areas, there’s an arts and crafts exhibit in progress right now, where you can safely window shop for art by local artists and crafters. While viewing the exhibit you can easily launch the Virtual Pop-Up Store by…

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Black Market Bakers

As people began staying home last year, my Instagram feed became filled with people learning how to make bread from scratch. Like stir-crazy frontier folk, we seemed to meet the moment with a collective “goodbye gluten-free, hello sourdough!” I myself contemplated jumping in, but luckily Steven…

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A Wedding Story at Arundel Preserve

Winter is the most popular time for engagements and with Valentine’s Day just behind us, many newly engaged couples are just getting started on wedding plans. In 2020, COVID-19 launched an unexpected trend of micro weddings. Micro weddings are small intimate wedding celebrations designed around…

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Who Was Aris T. Allen?

Visitors, especially those approaching Annapolis from the north and west, are invariably told to look out for signs pointing to Aris T. Allen Boulevard, one of the two most direct routes into the city. But few ever bother to learn the story behind the name. Aris T. Allen was a Republican…

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The Music Never Stopped

Oh, how I’ve missed live music. That has certainly been a side effect of Covid-19 that has left an unanticipated emptiness in its wake. Throughout this pandemic, we have been faced with so much uncertainty and loss. We have had to distance from those we love. Important moments and life events have…

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Historic Brewer Hill Cemetery

The study of cemeteries can be a fascinating window into the history of a community. Looking into the names, dates, and inscriptions is exciting for genealogy and history buffs. Where generations of families are laid to rest, there are stories to be told. The Cemetery Brewer Hill Cemetery, the…

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Romantic Staycations for Valentine's Day

Let’s face it—sometimes you and your number one just need to get away from it all. There’s no better reason than Valentine’s Day, the one holiday where social distancing is a plus. These hotels around Anne Arundel county offer an easy escape from home life, with enhanced cleaning protocols for…

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Sweet Eden Bakeshop

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we have sweets and chocolate on the brain. Lucky for us, just a short drive from Arundel Mills you'll find Sweet Eden Bakeshop, a cake and confectionary that specializes in cakes for all occasions as well as macarons, cake pops, cupcakes and more…

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Date-Night In! Local Twists for Fun at Home

Hopefully, we’ll all spend Valentine’s Day 2022 in busy restaurants and bars, strolling down a crowded Main Street, sitting close for a concert at Ram’s Head, or in a packed audience for a local theater performance. But for Valentine’s Day 2021, many of us are still doing our darndest to stay…

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Getting Hitched in Annapolis

If I told you that I hired a wedding planner before my husband actually proposed to me, I wouldn't be lying. Granted, I knew he had the ring somewhere in the house and we had already decided where and when we would be married. However, once engaged, I knew there was simply no way I could handle…

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