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The Ultimate Foodie Weekend in Annapolis

I’ve been known to drive hours for a great meal; it’s a great excuse for a road trip. Annapolis has so many fantastic restaurants, you can turn your day trip into a weekend and barely scratch the surface on the tastes that await. Here’s my plan for a cuisine-centric weekend in my hometown. Day…

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Eastport Eats

Carrol's Creek Cafe. Photo courtesy of Bob Peterson. Coping with social distancing and the virus it’s intended to fight is having the silver lining of bringing the people in our community together in unusual ways that will continue to benefit us when the current crisis abates. If you live in…

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Art in Unexpected Places

Annapolis’s Art District contains many galleries and outdoor murals, but art also abounds throughout the town and elsewhere in Anne Arundel County, often in unusual places. At BWI Airport, for example, you can explore one or more of the seven art galleries and historical displays in various…

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7 Ways to Explore Annapolis in September

From seafood festivals to a boatyard bash, there's plenty to do and see this September in Anne Arundel County. Check out the 7 ways below! Maryland Seafood Festival Enjoy seafood dishes and interactive cooking demonstrations by notable area chefs at the 52nd Annual Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis in June

This month, Annapolis has so much to offer, it will be hard to narrow it down. Whether you're looking for a day of activities or somewhere new to eat, you will end up with a to-do list full of fun for everyone. Dinner Under the Stars is held on the first block of West Street (from Church Circle to…

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Here's Why You Should Visit Annapolis, MD

It is easy to see why Annapolis is a travelers choice when picking a vacation destination or a local wanderer looking for a staycation. Between the amazing dining options, abundance of history, countless unique shops, weekly events, and original old-town charm, Annapolis has something for everyone…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

Even though summer is nearing its end, there are still plenty of summertime events, activities, and things do in Annapolis this September. Check out the quick list below for a few suggestions on how to explore Annapolis all month long. Maryland Renaissance Festival The Maryland Renaissance Festival…

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Boatyard Beach Bash: A Parrothead Paradise

What do Annapolis and Key West have in common? A laid-back atmosphere, a penchant for good drinks, the water (of course), and – every September – a large collection of Parrotheads (Parrotheads are the faithful followers of Jimmy Buffett). On Saturday, September 15th, those that live anywhere north…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Boatyard Bar & Grill

Inside Boatyard Bar & Grill, a large, open space with high ceilings reveals countless signed photographs of fishermen and local memorabilia. Since Boatyard opened in 2001, Owner Dick Frayno has dedicated his efforts to creating a restaurant that exudes the essence of Annapolis' Eastport…

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