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Author, Katie Redmiles.
Author
Katie Redmiles

 

Katie Redmiles is a writer and marketing professional living and working in Annapolis. Currently working in the arts, Katie is dedicated to showing off — and experiencing — all that Annapolis has to offer by land and by sea. You can likely find her enjoying a local coffee shop, in a yoga studio, taking photos, or trying out a new trail to walk with her husband and their two rescue dogs. Katie is an avid volunteer and through her annual charity golf tournament she has helped raise over $160K for charity. She graduated from Salisbury University and earned a Bachelor's degree in English.

 

Local Faves:
 
-Maryland Hall
-Watermark
-Great Frogs Winery

Enjoy Your Own Private Pavilion at the Park

Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks encompasses more than 140 parks and sanctuaries including larger regional parks, community parks, nature areas, two swim centers, two golf courses and wide ranging programming designed for all to enjoy the thousands of acres of land that fall under the…

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Irish Fare & Hospitality without Crossing the Pond

For over two decades, the Irish Restaurant Company (IRC) has served Irish hospitality at their three local restaurants right here in Anne Arundel County. In 1998 Galway Bay was founded on Maryland Avenue in downtown Annapolis by Michael Galway. Anthony Clarke soon joined him as partner and…

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A Wedding Story at Arundel Preserve

Winter is the most popular time for engagements and with Valentine’s Day just behind us, many newly engaged couples are just getting started on wedding plans. In 2020, COVID-19 launched an unexpected trend of micro weddings. Micro weddings are small intimate wedding celebrations designed around…

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New Year, New Ways to Feel Good

Rutabaga Juicery & Eats will set you on the right path for the New Year with delicious smoothies and avocado toast. Image courtesy of the author. The concept of a “New Year” feels especially prescient in 2021. We are all ready to find hope in a New Year and leave 2020 behind (but not our masks and…

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Holiday Cooking with your Local Library

Holiday cooking at your local library has never been easier, sign up for a virtual cooking class to take it to the next level. Image courtesy of Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL). 2020 is the year of home cooking and your local library is a great free resource for improving your skills in…

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Annapolis Ice Cream Discovers Local is the Best Mix

If I had to wager a bet, I’d guess ice cream is the second most popular reason people are drawn to downtown Annapolis (the first being the water!). It’s almost a requirement to stroll the streets with a cone in hand. On Main Street, Annapolis Ice Cream Company has taken this sweet treat and paired…

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Falling for Fall at Annapolis Town Center

Sketch Night is just one of the Fall events you'll find this season at Annapolis Town Center. Photo courtesy of ArtFarm Studios. Annapolis Town Center is one of many local businesses this year that has shown it knows how to pivot. The shopping center known as much for its fun events as it is known…

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Shopping Local for Home Decor

A view down Maryland Avenue in Annapolis, a perfect street to shop for home decor during your visit to Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Earlier this year when quarantine first began, I felt fairly content because I’d spent many years cultivating a home that I love. Fast forward six…

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Pandemic Pups Live it Up in Annapolis

The author, Katie, on the Harbor Queen with one of her pandemic pups. Photo courtesy of the author. At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, those of us who suddenly found ourselves working from home asked the question, what will our dogs do when we go back to the office? Little did we know…

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