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Late-Night Dining: Best Bites in Annapolis

There comes a time every once and a while where you find yourself out with friends late at night, or even just having a relaxing night in when the need for a late-night snack hits. Maybe you’ll need more than a snack to tie yourself over. Or if you’re someone who must have a late-night dining option…

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Dining in History: Drummer’s Lot Pub

Any true Annapolitan knew about the “secret” Starbucks tucked away near the Maryland Inn at the top of Main Street. It's also known that the "secret" Starbucks recently emerged from the shadows to occupy a new larger location now prominently situated at the foot of Main Street. However, there's now…

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White Whale Slime: Q&A with Chrissy Fitzgerald

Slime. The word itself can invoke an almost icky feeling in response to just hearing it said. But that isn’t the case for White Whale Slime founder Chrissy Fitzgerald. In fact, she has turned her affinity for the squishy sensory object into a thriving small business. But what makes White Whale Slime…

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History of the Blue Angels

Each year during Commissioning Week for the United States Naval Academy, Annapolitans and out-of-town guests have their eyes glued to the sky during a Wednesday afternoon for the iconic Blue Angels air show. The spectacle has people staking out spots early in the day prior to the mid-afternoon start…

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Annapolis Boutique Shopping

With temperatures warming up, it’s time to refresh your wardrobe for spring. Annapolis is home to many shopping choices, but especially boutiques. Supporting locally-owned small businesses is always a good idea and when you can score some amazing new pieces, it’s a win-win. Check out a boutique or…

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A Retreat at Annapolis Bed and Breakfasts

For those looking to visit Annapolis – or maybe you’re a local looking to book a staycation – there’s no better place to turn than the Annapolis Bed and Breakfasts in downtown. There are plenty of hotels and lodging options to choose from, but if you want the charm and comfort of a bed and…

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Celebrating Black History Month in Annapolis

Maryland is rich with history and has played home to a host of defining moments for our country. Annapolis is no different; you can find bits of history on almost every block. Maryland has been the setting for groundbreaking abolitionists and heroes of the Underground Railroad, to artists and…

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A Spot of Annapolis Tea

When it comes to warm beverage consumption, most people are either strict coffee drinkers or devout tea drinkers. I think you can be both, but that’s just me. We already know Annapolis boasts an impressive selection of coffee shops and places to grab an original house roast to take home, but what’s…

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Celebrate the Holidays and History

The holidays are in full swing in Annapolis and so have the special events. All around our state capital, there are various spectacles and storefronts that are worthy of your attention during December. We know about the fantastic deals for Midnight Madness and cruising through Lights on The Bay at…

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Coffee Talk: Great Annapolis Coffee Shops

For those looking to switch their daily coffee habit from buying at a chain to supporting local spots, you’re in luck. Annapolis has its fair share of coffee shops to satisfy your caffeine needs. Here’s a list of local digs you should check out; whether you’re looking to sit and work from a laptop…

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