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5 Outdoor Venues for Your Special Event

We are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Gathering for special events is within our sightline and, Covid-19 or not, an outdoor venue offers a lovely and unique experience. We are lucky enough to have several outdoor venues in our amazing Annapolis area so let’s explore a few of…

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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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7 Easter Brunch/Dinner Specials To Take Home This Year

Holidays typically bring families and friends together, but self-distancing has caused us to rethink our Easter celebrations. Luckily, several restaurants in the Annapolis area are open and willing to give their customers a special meal this holiday weekend. Bunny cake from Sweet Hearts Patisserie…

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A ‘Pop-Up’ to Prop Up Neighbors in Need

Personally, the first change became noticeable when the morning newspaper started showing up a few weeks ago, knotted and dry in its wrapper, just outside the front door, and not in its usual under-the-car landing spot. It was such a simple gesture, but it’s just one incidental illustration that…

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7 Dinner and Alcohol Specials To-Go

Soul – 509 South Cherry Grove, Annapolis Cocktails – Soul’s Craft pre-mixed Cocktails $40 tax included for 5 Cocktails Pour over ice and you are all set! (Regular $11 per cocktail) Soul Cocktails. Photo courtesy of the author. Chart House – 300 2 nd Street, Annapolis Food - Enjoy 10% Off on all…

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Forks Ahoy: Annapolis Restaurant Week

Annapolis Restaurant Week is a tasty time to visit Maryland’s historic capital city. 2020 marks the 12th year of this annual celebration, organized by the Downtown Annapolis Partnership and hosted by more than 40 area establishments. Special prix fixe menus are good from Saturday, February 29…

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Best 5 Thanksgiving Dinner Alternatives

Are you traveling on Thanksgiving? Just not in the mood to cook? Burn the turkey... again? Well if you're in Annapolis, then you're in luck! Below are just 5 Annapolis favorites where you can get Thanksgiving dinner this holiday season! 1. Harry Browne's If you're looking for fine, elegant dining…

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Foxglove Charter

In 1926 a 45-foot mahogany classic motor yacht sat brand-new in a ship builder’s lot somewhere in southern New Jersey. Soon thereafter, a man named Walter Bowes, owner of Pitney Bowes (a mailing and shipping company), bought the boat for his own pleasure - to cruise around the inlets and perhaps…

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Get On The Water: Annapolis Canoe & Kayak

Located on the corner of Third Street and Severn Avenue in Eastport, Annapolis Canoe and Kayak welcomes you with a friendly crew of knowledgeable team members and a wide selection of canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards. Spanning a large footprint on this block of Eastport, ACK has been a…

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A Peek Inside of Franklin House

Image courtesy of the author “What goes on in this house?” That’s a question owner Sean Finter often hears from by passers-by and visitors of Annapolis when he’s out working in the yard at 59 Franklin Street. The answer is a lot. Franklin House, a white Federal Colonial house located in downtown…

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