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Thirsty After Work?

Guinness Guinness Guinness – Castlebay offers the best-tasting pour that could evoke pint glass envy (if that was a real thing). Connoisseurs of Guinness know what I mean and it’s imperative that I get the word out there - Castlebay makes a pint of Guinness into an art form. Another reason to come…

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Annapolis Cocktails Around Town

Harry Browne’s Nothing says “classic cocktail” like a dirty martini, at least in my book. You may like it “dusty” with just a touch of olive juice, or if you’re like me “filthy” with enough olive juice content to make it questionably alcoholic. (Mmm.. taste the ocean.) Photo courtesy of the…

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A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis

Irish pubs seem to be an Annapolitan staple but as a Georgia-transplant myself, I couldn’t help but question the seemingly deep rooted ties between Annapolis and Ireland. There are at least eight traditional Irish pubs in Anne Arundel County, an Irish Traditions store on Main Street, and the St…

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St. Patrick’s Day Pubs in Annapolis

It’s that time of year again—when grown adults walk around in public with shamrocks painted on their faces and the streets flow with Guinness. Falling on a Saturday this year, St. Patrick’s Day is guaranteed to be a keg-full of fun. Here are three St. Patrick's Day Pubs in Annapolis to check out on…

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Oysters and Beer this St. Patrick's Day

Annapolis has a number of Irish bars perfect for oysters and beer, welcoming everyone to enjoy themselves most anytime – but especially on the seventeenth of March. Our town’s celebration of St. Patrick’s Day ranks up there with Savannah as the place to be on a day when being happy is contagious and…

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Ireland in Annapolis: Happy St. Paddy's Day!

The month of March 2017 has been officially proclaimed Irish-American Heritage month, which is music to my ears. Lots of activities and events have been created throughout the country to honor Ireland, and there’s no better place to put on a great Irish celebration than Annapolis. When I first moved…

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Irish Eats in and Around Annapolis

Annapolis, with its history and charm, is a great place to honor all things Ireland. All month long, locals celebrate with events from parades to parties and there's plenty to do on St. Patrick's Day itself. It's a busy time – and those activities require sustenance. Fortunately, the area is home to…

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