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Spook-tacular Halloween Celebrations

Pumpkins lined up at Misty Valley Farms in Crofton. Photo courtesy of Misty Valley Farms. 2020 may be winning the award for our most frightful year in recent history, but the fun of fright is just around the corner! Halloween is this weekend, and while there may be some shake-ups from normal…

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Sean Hetrick: The Musician Behind the Mask

Sean Hetrick. Photo courtesy of Sean Hetrick. On a small floating raft, nestled along the marsh on Back Creek, local musician Sean Hetrick stands, singing and playing his guitar, as paddleboarders and kayakers raft up around him. Some listeners just bob up and down on the creek, letting the music…

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Love a City that Embraces Wellness

When I was deciding where to relocate 4 years ago, I had a few boxes I wanted to check when picking my new home. First, I wanted to live on the water. Second, I wanted to live near large cities. And third, I wanted to be in a place that values and caters to a healthy lifestyle. Annapolis is a small…

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A Date with My Dog

My Valentine is 101 pounds of black furry love. We share a love for the outdoors and can appreciate a great tasting brisket. Her name is Willow, and she’s a one-year-old Newfoundland. Photo courtesy of author. Even in the winter months in Maryland, you can catch a beautiful sunny day perfectly…

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Sunday Morning Brunch in Annapolis

“Taste Tourism” is the newest category in the travel industry’s lexicon. This reference to destination-dining is pretty basic and we try to assist visitors with helpful information about our rainbow of restaurants. Many times, it’s brunch in Annapolis that grabs the most attention. When “on…

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Annapolis Restaurant Week Marks 11th Anniversary

Where shall we go – for breakfast, for lunch, for dinner? The choices are delicious and the prices right if you are lucky enough to be in Annapolis, Maryland between March 2 and 10. More than 40 restaurants in the state’s capital are gearing up for Annapolis Restaurant Week, extended this year to be…

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