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Top Artsy Things to do Around Town in November

From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town: Working the Water is a publication documenting the Chesapeake Bay’s contribution to the seafood industry by…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this November

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, looking to take care of some early holiday shopping, or simply looking for a great event for the whole family, you’ll find something to pique your interest this November in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Experience the world’s longest tug of war across water, a…

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Celebrate the Season at Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival

Take a short drive through the back roads of South County to Greenstreet Gardens - a full service garden center, pottery, and gift shop. Owned by husband and wife, Ray and Stacy Greenstreet, Greenstreet Gardens is your catch-all for everything gardening with a few extra perks. Offering annuals…

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Meet Me in an Old Cellar at Reynolds Tavern

What could be more fun than hanging out in a 280-year-old cellar? Annapolis is home to many downstairs pubs, but the 1747 Pub under Reynolds Tavern (7 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD) just might be my favorite. This colonial-era watering hole is to this day the coziest venue for meeting friends for a…

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Keep Plastic Out of Our Bay

Be Part of the Solution There are more ways we can help keep plastic out of our local waterways and oceans besides nixing plastic water bottles and instead opting for a reusable bottle. According a 2018 article in Scientific American, eight million metric tons of plastic wind up in oceans every…

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Artisan Portraits: Local Photographer, Jay Fleming

I recently asked Jay Fleming, a local photographer from Annapolis, to be in my Artisan Portraits film series. The series focuses on artists and tells their story of why and how they create. Jay happens to specialize on capturing life on the Chesapeake Bay. He asked me to meet him down at Smith…

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Women Behind the Annapolis Art Scene: Margaret Davis

When Margaret Davis accepted the position of CEO at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts last year, the Baltimore Sun highlighted her as one of the 25 women to watch in 2017, and It doesn’t take long to figure out why. I first met her at one of our Open Studios, and it was instantly apparent that she…

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Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Old Stein Inn

Oktoberfest season is upon us and one of the best places to celebrate is the Old Stein Inn. We took the quick twenty-minute trip to Edgewater and got right into the spirit of things in Old Stein's biergarten (beer garden). Think traditional German beer hall with a few modern touches. It’s a big…

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The Mysterious Marcia Talley

Hannah Ives is a reluctant sleuth who lives on Prince George Street in Annapolis and solves mysteries wherever life leads her. In Daughter of Ashes, by Annapolis-based mystery writer Marcia Talley, Ives and husband, Paul, refurbish a cottage on the Eastern Shore, only to discover a mummified toddler…

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