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Mary Ryan Newkirk
Mary Ryan Newkirk


Mary Ryan has been thrilled to call Annapolis home for the past 18 years, figuring a number of this import makes her an official local. With a degree of experience in English and Writing from Washington College, she has long treasured all that Annapolis and its surrounds has to offer.  She graduated, with honors, from feeding bread scraps to the City Ducks and now enjoys soaking up the ever-evolving cultural, epicurean, living history and community involvement opportunities brimming in Anne’s fair City.
Local Faves:
-Art Farm
-Davis’ Pub
-Homestead Gardens

Annapolis Art in Public Spaces Commission

It started as a rivulet of eye-catching murals several years ago and has since turned into a torrent of talent adorning the continually changing canvas of a City as steeped in the challenges of history as it is committed to the essential element of evolution. Thanks to a sagacious focus on the…

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Adrenaline-fueled Adventure Awaits

There is a sense of kinship one feels watching the Brood X cicadas emerge from their self-imposed sequestration. While similarities between us start to trail off much beyond that, it is undeniably time for us humans to break free from our shells and spread our proverbial wings. To this end, there…

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134 Prince – Boutique Hotel with Historic Charm

The façade of the freshly minted luxury boutique hotel 134 Prince announces with certainty that guests are in for unparalleled indulgence. Opened in March 2021, the exclusive 5-suite hotel has already become a top choice among visitors to the area, setting the gold standard for hotel…

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Current Scoop on the Vintage Loop

*ARTICLE UPDATED: April 22, 2021 to reflect Vintage Loop Spring Sale Captain Harvey’s Antiques , once a country store, is chock full of irresistible antiques and collectibles. Photo courtesy of Captain Harvey’s. Now that we’ve gotten all of the de-cluttering out of our systems, there are some…

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Holiday Cards: Bringing Comfort & Joy

Reach out to those in need of some extra holiday cheer with an assortment of holiday cards from Nancy Hammond Editions. Photo courtesy of Nancy Hammond Editions. With uncertainty too often the order of the day, there is comfort knowing December 2020 will still deliver one of the most treasured…

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