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Main Street E-tail Aplenty

Anyone who’s been to Annapolis knows that Main Street is made for walking and shopping, whether of the window or in-store variety, and that it’s made for doing so year-round. Photo courtesy of the author. As an every-weekend walker with my dog, Buddy, I love watching the street’s flags…

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On Working From Home in Annapolis…

Monday morning and getting back into the work routine is challenging enough. What if your commute only takes 30 seconds and your office mate is now your roommate? Americans have been through worse. (Sorry Mike!) Gemma at work. Photo courtesy of the author. How are you going to make the most of it…

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Hungry? West Annapolis Has You Covered

Though it’s very easy to reach, just a hard left off of Rowe Boulevard, the main road into downtown Annapolis, visitors may think West Annapolis is simply a large residential neighborhood surrounded by water, Weems Creek to the West and the Severn River to the North. And even Annapolis residents and…

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Taste of Navy History at New Coffee Shop on the Yard

Gate 3 of the USNA was known for many years as “Bilgers’ Gate because that was the exit through which washed-up middies left the Academy. But that is ancient history. The latest news is that one of the two Gate 3 guard houses has been reborn as the new 1845 Coffee Shop, a place where not only…

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7 Dinner and Alcohol Specials To-Go

Soul – 509 South Cherry Grove, Annapolis Cocktails – Soul’s Craft pre-mixed Cocktails $40 tax included for 5 Cocktails Pour over ice and you are all set! (Regular $11 per cocktail) Soul Cocktails. Photo courtesy of the author. Chart House – 300 2 nd Street, Annapolis Food - Enjoy 10% Off on all…

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Annapolis Film Festival Makes Adjustments

Determined to adapt from the recent events hitting our nation and the world, the Annapolis Film Festival announced a partnership with FilmFestivalFlix.com, a secure streaming platform, to allow Annapolitans to still safely enjoy the arts from the comfort of their own homes. The eighth annual…

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History of Unique Spring Traditions in Annapolis

Certain well-known traditions declare the arrival of spring in Annapolis. Here’s a snapshot of several of these one-of-a-kind events that contribute to the reputation of our town as a unique destination. Spring Sock Burning Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning. Photo courtesy of VAAAC. Tracing the…

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Grand Re-Opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis is full of great museums and historical sites, but no place captures the essence of the area’s natural history quite like the Annapolis Maritime Museum. After undergoing an extensive renovation, the Museum will celebrate a Grand Re-Opening later this spring. I had the pleasure of meeting…

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Bringing Annapolis to You

There is no shortage of news stories gripping the world right now about the unprecedented COVID-19 illness that is wreaking havoc globally. In these countless articles, writers who are far more qualified than I will inform you about the biology, the data, the economics, and the cultural impact of…

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