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Marley Crank

Forward Brewing: Annapolis' First NanoBrewery

Photo courtesy of author. Ten years ago, a dream began. A dream that, many people have: “Let’s open a bar” or, more specifically, “Let’s open a brewery.” Cam and Claire Bowdren met while working in the nearby restaurant Vin 909, fell in love, got married and decided to open Annapolis’ first…

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Distanced, Artfully

Two months ago, I loved traversing through the streets of downtown Annapolis to take in all of the unique, lively, and creative energy that our area helps to foster. The bars and restaurants filled with patrons, outside seating beginning to fill up as the cold weather showed signs of breaking, live…

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Who’s Performing LIVE This Week Online! 4/20

Hey there! Back again with this week’s live music calendar. Some very exciting things happening in the Greater Annapolis Area Music Scene. Firstly, there are more and more artists finding a way to utilize technology to keep getting music to the good folks at home. Hurricane Kevin’s Virtual Open Mic…

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See Who's Performing LIVE This Week Online! 4/12

The Annapolis Music Scene is used to working hard. Finding venues to play throughout the week, promoting shows, making sure there is merch to sell to doting fans at their next engagement—often times holding down other other responsibilities. After bars, restaurants and other music venues in the area…

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Buzzing About Bees

As spring approaches, the thought of new life blooming all around us begins to dance around our heads. The promise of sweet air, colorful surroundings, fresh produce, and (perhaps) an allergy attack or two makes the lingering frost of winter melt away. It can be said that much of what we look…

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An Ode to Snow

Light and flitting through the air, the wet flakes shimmer as the descend to their final resting place. There is an intoxicating peace that comes from waking up to the earth covered in a blanket of snow. It is one of my favorite things during the winter season. This year we have not been so lucky to…

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Focus Forward: Annapolis Film Festival 2020

Lights, camera, Annapolis! At the end of March, the Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) will be celebrating its eighth year on the scene. In 2020, the perfect time to use our hindsight to push ahead, AFF is hosting this weekend with the theme “Focus Forward.” The hope is to assemble a moving puzzle of…

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Gift Giving on Maryland Ave.

Annapolis is home to a wide variety of shopping options. From books to clothes, from olive oil to chocolate, you will not be hard-pressed to find the perfect gift for all of your loved ones this Holiday season. There is a special street, however, that provides incredibly unique and creative…

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Thanksgiving Pie Run

What goes with Thanksgiving better than hot pies? Hot rods! That’s what the creator of the South County Cafe’s Pie Run was thinking when he decided to gather the local community around these two things on Thanksgiving morning. John knew that during Thanksgiving, you can have a lot on your plate. So…

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