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Leslie Howard-Goddard

Leslie’s Happy Hour: Frisco Tap House

The Village at Waugh Chapel is home to many great places to eat, shop, and play. But if it’s beer you’re after, Frisco Tap House — located at 2406 Brandermill Blvd in Gambrills, on the edge of Crofton—is the clear choice. Frisco Tap House Inside, however, choosing is not quite so easy. Behind a…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Lures Bar & Grille

Inspired by Rhea’s Pick of the Month in November, I decided to check out Lures Bar & Grille myself for this month’s happy hour spot—not least of all because I didn’t want to miss out on the many good fishing puns it would afford. I would typically think of going to a place like Lures in warm…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Rams Head Roadhouse

Anyone’s who’s spent time on West Street is doubtless familiar with Rams Head Tavern, a beloved watering hole for downtown-goers interested in live music and an enormous beer selection. But what option is there for the weary commuter? Where can a traveler stop to grab a bite and quench their thirst…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Gordon Biersch

As summer winds down, leaving behind hazy nights in favor of crisp, cool ones, my mind wanders to the excitement of fall festival season. In Annapolis, this might mean getting a Scotch egg at the Renaissance Festival or participating in the annual U.S. Sailboat or Powerboat shows. But for me…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Jalapeños Restaurant

I’m a big fan of small plates restaurants. It sometimes feels like such a shame to eat a large portion of one thing when there are so many menu items I want to try. But with small plates, you can try several different things, and if you bring a friend you can try even more! That’s why I fell in love…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Boatyard Bar & Grill

Inside Boatyard Bar & Grill, a large, open space with high ceilings reveals countless signed photographs of fishermen and local memorabilia. Since Boatyard opened in 2001, Owner Dick Frayno has dedicated his efforts to creating a restaurant that exudes the essence of Annapolis' Eastport…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Sam's on the Waterfront

If you get through Bay Ridge Avenue, wend your way down a couple of side streets, and perplexingly drive into a gated community, you’ll find this month’s happy hour spot. A large octagonal building juts into the marina and hovers above the water. With no sound or sight of traffic, and only the…

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