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History While You Eat

People live in and visit Annapolis for many reasons, but most appreciate the town’s waterfront setting and that Annapolis predates the United States. Some know that many buildings in the downtown area are at least one or two centuries old. But how many people appreciate the history of the specific…

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A Look at Harry Browne's

{{unknown}} Harry Browne’s is an Annapolis classic, playing home bar to locals of all varieties; Johnnies after seminar, Mids on leave, even legislators and lobbyists seeking a close watering hole. This year’s legislative session runs January 8 through April 6, and you can be sure that Harry…

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The Charming World of Reynolds Tavern

Pinkies up and no crusts allowed ladies and gents, welcome to the charming world of Reynolds Tavern. Owners Wes and Marilyn Burge offer a traditional English tea service here in a colonial tavern setting, an intimate gathering place with roots deep in Annapolis as one of it’s oldest establishments…

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Focus Forward: Annapolis Film Festival 2020

Lights, camera, Annapolis! At the end of March, the Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) will be celebrating its eighth year on the scene. In 2020, the perfect time to use our hindsight to push ahead, AFF is hosting this weekend with the theme “Focus Forward.” The hope is to assemble a moving puzzle of…

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Annapolis Bluegrass Jam

Today I had the pleasure of spending some time at the Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge on West Street, chatting with Danny and Sarah, the organizers of the Annapolis Bluegrass Jam that takes place there on the 1 st and 3 rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. I love bluegrass music, how it…

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'Tis the Season for Frostbite Sailing

Want to know who I admire? Those crazy sailors who brave the winter wind to follow their passion for sailing—even in February! It’s the season for the annual frostbite series sailboat races that take place in Annapolis and other seaside towns in December, January, and February. Photo courtesy of…

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A Naval Academy Seawall Sojourn

Since the U.S. Naval Academy, like most government installations, limits vehicular traffic on the Yard, several sites go practically unnoticed by visitors taking a walking tour. If you’re game for a relatively short, level stroll up Turner Joy Road, making an immediate starboard (right) turn as you…

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Top 6 Pizza Spots in Annapolis

Pizza is an American favorite and we all have our go-to spots. Although pizza is something we all love, not all slices are created equally. From unique artisan pizzas that are crisped to perfection in a brick oven to classic cheesy pies, Annapolis’ pizza scene has something for everyone. I was more…

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Art in Unexpected Places

Annapolis’s Art District contains many galleries and outdoor murals, but art also abounds throughout the town and elsewhere in Anne Arundel County, often in unusual places. At BWI Airport, for example, you can explore one or more of the seven art galleries and historical displays in various…

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