Maryland Avenue Shopping

The Trophy Room: A Winning Addition to West Street

When the Graduate Annapolis hotel opened in October 2019, it was a welcome addition to our hospitality scene, with creative décor that reflected us well including maritime signal flags behind the reception desk, an atrium filled with vintage ship paintings, and a life-size photo of USNA…

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Raise a Glass!

Cheers! Cheers to spring and cheers to sunshine and lets cheers to it all with wine. To do so, you needn’t travel far, as you can find charming and delicious wineries right here in Anne Arundel County. So let’s all raise a glass and explore a few of our local libations. Great Frogs Winery is…

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A Wandering Bar for Any Occasion: Vintage Views

What do you get when you mix a 1964 Shasta Camper, some high-quality alcohol, and an entrepreneurial spirit? In the eyes of Brooke Mihoces, founder and owner of Vintage Views, a mobile bar catering company was the obvious answer. Since the pandemic started, many Annapolis area residents have…

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Super Noodles, a Ramen Round Up in AA Co.

April showers are right around the corner and nothing is more satisfying on a rainy day than a hot bowl of ramen. This savory noodle soup has gained popularity in recent years and we’re proud to have some of the best spots here in Anne Arundel County. From date night to family dinner, there’s a…

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Best Bars in Annapolis for Watching March Madness!

While seating will be limited in the stadiums where it’s played and the sports bars where it’s watched, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament – better known as March Madness – is back after being canceled in 2020 for the first time since it was first held, in 1939. Tipping off on March 18 and…

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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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The Ultimate Foodie Weekend in Annapolis

I’ve been known to drive hours for a great meal; it’s a great excuse for a road trip. Annapolis has so many fantastic restaurants, you can turn your day trip into a weekend and barely scratch the surface on the tastes that await. Here’s my plan for a cuisine-centric weekend in my hometown. Day…

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Go All Out for Annapolis Restaurant Week 2021

Looking for a way to support the local Annapolis restaurant community while getting a great deal at the same time? Maybe you have a running list of restaurants you’d like to try but just haven’t gotten around to it yet? Then open up your outlook calendar and set a reminder for the dates of March…

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Nothing Bundt Cakes

Founded in 1997 by then-home cake bakers Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz, Nothing Bundt Cakes was created to “fill a gap in the world for delicious cakes” – to, quite simply, offer customers cakes that were as close to perfect as possible. They aimed to achieve this by following one simple rule:…

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