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Five Essential Cocktails for Summer

Cocktails on the roof of Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge is a must on these balmy summer nights! Image courtesy of Metropolitan. Nothing beats the summer heat like a shady bar and a cool drink. Annapolis has loads of adult libations to choose from, but if you’re looking for ideas, these…

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Take a Trip to Crooked Crab Brewing Company

We’ve all gathered with friends and kicked around our “what if” dream ventures. When college buddies Daniel Messeca, Alex Josephs, and Earl Holman asked, “what if we opened a craft brewery?” they went even further and took action. “No one stopped us and next thing we knew we had a lease,” says…

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What's New in the Annapolis Food Scene

For the past few years, it seems as though the Annapolis food scene has been putting out headline after headline around new restaurants opening, updated menus, and renovated dining establishment. This month is certainly no different, with updates to a local favorite dining hub at City Dock, and a…

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New Dining Spot at Hilton Garden Inn Kitchen

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of stopping by one of Annapolis’ newest additions to the food scene, the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Annapolis’ (174 West Street) Kitchen on West St. . Upon arriving I was welcomed by Lindsay Kahler, Sales Manager, and a lobby that was the spirit of Annapolis…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Honeymoon at The Point

For August’s Drink of the Month, we stopped by The Point Crab House (700 Mill Creek Rd, Arnold, Md.)—the Magothy River staple we locals all know and love for it’s crabs, waterfront dining, and incredible chef. The Point’s focus on freshness and sourcing locally extends well past its food menu, so…

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Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

One of the reasons I enjoy being such an avid foodie is because of the pictures. Food pictures! Everyone must see what I am eating! Yes, I am that person that will halt all proceedings just to capture the perfect shot of whatever I’m about to devour. Behind every foodie is a patient friend, family…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Sam's on the Waterfront

If you get through Bay Ridge Avenue, wend your way down a couple of side streets, and perplexingly drive into a gated community, you’ll find this month’s happy hour spot. A large octagonal building juts into the marina and hovers above the water. With no sound or sight of traffic, and only the…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Skipper's Pier

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never made the quick…

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