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Annapolis Restaurants Celebrate Renovations

Out with the old and in with the new seems to be the motto around town recently. A handful of Annapolis restaurants summoned their inner Chip and Joanna Gains makeover skills as they revamped their locations. Sailor Oyster Bar is no stranger to shocking their clientele and making a statement…

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Women behind the Annapolis art scene: Joann Vaughan

When Joann Vaughan started school at the age of five, her father asked her, “Joann, what did you do for the good of the community today?” That’s a profound question for a five year old! Her parents were very taken with the Kennedy’s call to service, and modeled their beliefs. By asking her that…

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New Dining Spot at Hilton Garden Inn Kitchen

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of stopping by one of Annapolis’ newest additions to the food scene, the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Annapolis’ (174 West Street) Kitchen on West St. . Upon arriving I was welcomed by Lindsay Kahler, Sales Manager, and a lobby that was the spirit of Annapolis…

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ArtFarm: Annapolis' Community Art Hub

Since the dawn of humanity, it has always been our inclination as a species to make things and document our world. It is in our inherent nature to find our tribe and build community. A wander into the little shop at 45 West Street – where two biz ladies dwell – is a return to that creative…

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Annapolis ArtWalk

{{unknown}}The independent collaboration between ArtWalk, Art at Large, and the Anne Arundel County School Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Studio 39 program has produced a new art installation utilizing paint to activate crosswalks within the Annapolis Arts District. The installation named…

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Meet Local Artist Patrice Drago

If you are in or around the Annapolis arts scene, odds are you have met or heard of Patrice Drago. Whether it is through her artist residency at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, blogging for Annapolis Discovered, serving as a Board Chair for Maryland Federation of Art, or being an advisor for…

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Behold the Beauty of May Day

Just breathe… It’s springtime in Annapolis. Walk the charming streets and feel the surge of spring energy. Catch a whiff of salt air off the harbor, hear the call of the osprey just home from the south, see the tree buds pushing through the limb tips overhead. This is April in Annapolis—this…

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Rhea's Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

Although it hasn’t exactly felt like it, spring has arrived! If you haven’t broken out of your cocoon of cabin fever yet, it’s time to get back out to some of the local eateries that help make Annapolis great. In need of inspiration? Look no further! Follow me to some of my favorite spring spots…

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4 Must-See Annapolis Visual Arts Exhibits in November

Are you ready for the Annapolis visual arts scene this month? There’s so much going on, it’s hard to know where to begin, but if you have time I’d fit as many in as you can. If you only have time for four or five, I have some recommendations in the “do not miss” category. The great news is these are…

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Local Artist Charles Lawrance and FinArt

I love interviewing artists. The story behind the artist is almost always multi-dimensional and adds another lens through which to see their work. This was true of my discussion with Charles Lawrance. It was an easy conversation; he’s a soft-spoken, even-tempered guy. His work stands alone of…

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