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Author, Steve Adams.
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Steve Adams

 

Steve Adams is a lifelong Annapolitan who enjoys spending as much time as possible on, in, or near the water and walking around downtown Annapolis with his dog, family, or friends. An avid paddleboarder, Steve's favorite weekend activity is taking photos to share on his @annapolispaddleboarder Instagram account from the middle of the Severn River, Spa Creek, or Ego Alley. He also loves visiting and writing about Annapolis's ever-changing food scene. A public relations specialist at a local integrated marketing firm, Steve graduated from Union College and earned a master's degree in journalism from Iowa State University.

 

Local Faves:
 
-Chick & Ruth's Delly
-USNA Campus and Football Stadium 
-The Mitchell Gallery

Top 5 Reasons Why Dogs Love Annapolis!

Deciding whether or not you should take your pup on a trip can be quite a conundrum. Leaving them at home means anxiety for them and guilt for you but taking them to a not-so-dog-friendly destination can ruin what’s supposed to be a restful and relaxing vacation. Luckily, Annapolis and Anne Arundel…

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There's A New Bar (Arcade) In Town

Search our site – for “Annapolis bars” and you’re guaranteed to get tons of results. Try “Anne Arundel County arcades” and you’ll see those too. But one of the newest places to have fun in the area, GameOn Bar + Arcade, is both. Located in a 110-plus-year-old brick beauty in downtown Annapolis, next…

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Local Spots for Surf & Turf

Everyone knows the Chesapeake Bay region is famous for its ‘surf’– above all, delicious blue crabs and crab cakes. And there is no shortage of restaurants that offer excellent farm-to-table turf. But when it comes to one of the most perfect culinary pairings, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are…

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Welcome Winter with the Performing Arts!

Though there’s never a bad time to enjoy the wide-ranging performing arts scene in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, winter is hard to beat. It is also a time when turning the calendar to 2022 might inspire you to expand your cultural horizons. Luckily, three of the region’s leading performing…

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Alex Haley Day, a New Tradition Unfolds

Like most American cities rich in colonial history, Annapolis has its fair share of statues honoring white men who played a central role in it. A few of the most visible include one honoring Baron Johann De Kalb, a German-born Revolutionary War hero, outside the Maryland State House, and another…

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Lifeline 100 Rides

There are countless manmade and natural sights to see in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, from historic colonial buildings and landmarks to the Chesapeake Bay’s diverse flora and fauna. There are also plenty of ways to see them, from formal walking tours and boat rides to scenic drives and…

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A History Lover's Itinerary

Given Maryland’s nearly 400 years of history – it became a colony in 1632 and a state in 1788 – you could easily spend a month in the state and visit a different historic site, museum, or attraction every day. But if you’re big on history and short on time, just a few days spent in and around…

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Take to the Trails During Great Outdoors Month

June means lots of things in Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and Annapolis: the arrival of the fresh crabs that make backyard crab feasts great, an uptick in the number of colonial-clad tour guides leading historic walking tours downtown, and plentiful views of vessels on the water, from sailboats…

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Backyard Crab Feast

As one of the most memorable quotes from one of the most memorable movies shot in Maryland, Wedding Crashers, put it, “Crab cakes and football, that’s what Maryland does!” While the former declaration is true, yet always accompanied by the much-debated question of what restaurant does them best…

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Red Octopus Tattoo

As is the case in much of the country, there are plenty of places to get a tattoo in Anne Arundel County. Indeed, a simple Google search of “Anne Arundel County tattoo shops” will provide you with dozens of options, from the super-sleek Black Lotus Tattoo in the BWI Business District to the…

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