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Recovery Zones in Annapolis

Drive through downtown Annapolis on a weekend and you can’t miss the white dining tents around Market Square and tables out along Main Street, protected by orange and white barricades. They are all part of the city’s Recovery Zones, which debuted in June 2020 as a way to help restaurants stay…

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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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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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Annapolis Streets Transformed by Outdoor Dining

Outdoor dining globes are on the agenda for Reynolds Tavern as temperatures drop. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. The streets of downtown Annapolis were transformed this summer to provide a safe and pleasant space for socially distant socializing and dining at our bars and restaurants. Although…

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Face Behind the Mask: Annapolis Takeout Facebook Page

Nano Sushi is just one of the restaurants with rave reviews on the Annapolis Takeout Page. Photo courtesy of the Annapolis Takeout Facebook Page. I can't be the only person who feels like March was just six months ago and not six years. It was then when we were forced into lock down, frantically…

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National Foodie Days of August

Annapolis celebrates the Foodie Days of August! Photo courtesy of Galway Bay. Chances are the confinement created by the pandemic means you have trouble keeping track of the days of the week. Like Bill Murray in the movie Groundhog Day, many of us feel like every day is déjà vu, with little to…

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