Maryland Avenue Shopping

Mission Escape Rooms

Mission Escape Rooms has three locations in Anne Arundel County. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. Jason Cherry of Mission Escape Rooms opened his first location in downtown Annapolis in 2016. Growing up in the area and being an avid boater, Annapolis was the logical choice. He chose West…

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Hammond-Harwood Celebrates the Holidays

Hammond-Harwood House celebrates the holiday season with virtual and in-person events. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. As you walk down Maryland Avenue, you may have seen the large Anglo-Palladian mansion with it’s grand brick exterior and lovely walled garden. You may have thought about…

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Whites Hall, Birthplace of Johns Hopkins

Whites Hall stands on 14 acres in Gambrills, MD. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. Many know the famed hospital and university, Johns Hopkins. But few realize that Johns Hopkins himself was born and raised right here in Anne Arundel County. Born into a Quaker family, his father ran a tobacco…

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Holidays in Annapolis with Mayor Gavin Buckley

Consistently named one of the best Christmas Towns in the country, experience the magic of the holidays for yourself with a visit to Annapolis! Image courtesy of Visit Annapolis. There’s no one better to speak to the magic of the holidays in Annapolis, than Mayor Gavin Buckley. The charm of our…

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Brown Mustache Coffee

Find them at the back of Old Fox Books on Maryland Ave. Photo courtesy of Brown Mustache Coffee. Just off the beaten path on Maryland Avenue- down an alley and behind Old Fox Books- you'll find one of Annapolis' best kept secrets, Brown Mustache Coffee! This quaint coffee shop was founded in 2016…

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The Wilma Lee Skipjack Sets Sail

The Wilma Lee sails into City Dock in Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Built in 1940 and restored in 2019, the Wilma Lee was unveiled this past summer as the latest boat to set sail on the shores of the Chesapeake. This historic boat resides at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and…

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Tall Ships Return to Annapolis

October, well known for it's pumpkin spice lattes and changing of the seasons is also the perfect time for sailing and waterfront activities in Annapolis! The Tall Ship Lynx , the When and If and Olin Stephens' Bolero will grace the Annapolis waterfront through the end of October! The Tall Ship…

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The Clay Bakers on Main Street

The Clay Bakers on Main Street is home to Karen baker's pain-your-own-pottery, glass fusing, and clay studio! Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. We spoke with owner, Karen Baker, of downtown Annapolis' only paint-your-own pottery, located right on Main Street, The Clay Bakers! Her studio caters to…

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