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The Legacy of Wiley H. Bates in Annapolis

What better way to conclude Black History Month than highlighting one of the most prominent African American businessman and community leader in Annapolis: Wiley H. Bates. Born into slavery in North Carolina, Wiley H. Bates achieved his freedom through education, hard work, and dedication. He made…

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Annapolis’ Music Scene: What’s Playing in March

The Annapolis music scene, with something happening every night of the week, is much more than alive and well - it's thriving. With the weather still a little too chilly to be outdoors, March is a great time to catch a live show in town. Here’s our take on shows you don’t want to miss. March 1:…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for the festival and event season in Annapolis. In Annapolis this March, you'll find a slew of major events happening, from the annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, a ton of St. Patrick’s Day activities and events, a…

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5 Annapolis Bakeries to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Annapolis bakeries distinguish themselves based on neighborhood, atmosphere, and specialty products, but there are a few things that they all have in common. At each establishment you’ll find warm, friendly staff that make satisfying your sweet tooth a local experience that is just as charming as…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Market House Lager

The new Annapolis Market House is everything we’ve always wanted it to be; crab cakes, raw oysters, fresh produce, a stylishly redeveloped space that honors it’s history, and a bar featuring a little something for everyone. We stopped by Market House to interview Brian Sykes, general manager and…

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Oyster Wars Cannon at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

A relic of the Maryland Oyster Wars, the Oyster Wars Cannon is a true treasure of Maryland’s history. It is a 150-year old cannon that was used by Maryland State officers to fight oyster poaching in Maryland waters in the late 1800s. The actual cannon is now on display at the Annapolis Maritime…

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Art History in Sailor Oyster Bar's Cheeky Bathroom

Sailor Oyster Bar celebrates the spirit of the sailor. Specifically, the World War II sailor, with artwork and imagery of the "Greatest Generation,” such as the famous LIFE magazine photograph of the V-J Day kiss in Times Square. Gibson Girl by Charles Dana Gibson via Wikimedia Commons With their…

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2019 Kids and Camps What You Should Know

Making informed decisions about camps for your child You might have icicles hanging from your windows at home, but it’s the best time of year to sign your child up for sailing camp! Photo by Rock Hall YC Sailing School Decisions, decisions Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, are home to many…

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