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Art & the Maryland State House

History is the Maryland State House’s biggest lure for visitors. Fine art is easily overlooked when standing under the great dome of the only state house ever to have served as the US capitol. George Washington Comes to Town When you’re soaking in the aura of the restored Old Senate Chamber…

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Bitty & Beau's Coffee

Bitty and Beau. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. Bitty and Beau’s is a coffee shop along the city dock in Annapolis. If you have not ventured inside, you need to put it on your to-do list. Not only do they have amazing coffee, smoothies, and baked goods but it is impossible to leave…

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Who Was Aris T. Allen?

Visitors, especially those approaching Annapolis from the north and west, are invariably told to look out for signs pointing to Aris T. Allen Boulevard, one of the two most direct routes into the city. But few ever bother to learn the story behind the name. Aris T. Allen was a Republican…

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Historical West Street Buildings: A Thumbnail Sketch

St. Anne's Church sits at the top of West Street in Annapolis, MD. Photo courtesy of the author. West Street, one of the gateways into Annapolis is lined with a variety of buildings, many of them rich with historical significance. Let's take a look at one of the oldest streets in America like an…

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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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