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Sunday Morning Brunch in Annapolis

“Taste Tourism” is the newest category in the travel industry’s lexicon. This reference to destination-dining is pretty basic and we try to assist visitors with helpful information about our rainbow of restaurants. Many times, it’s brunch in Annapolis that grabs the most attention. When “on…

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Katie's Happy Hour: Killarney House

As a Davidsonville native – with enough family members still living there to count on two hands – Killarney House (584 West Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD) and its authentic Irish fare will always be one of my favorite spots for a casual happy hour. Even if you’re a newcomer, the welcoming and…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Frisco Tap House

The Village at Waugh Chapel is home to many great places to eat, shop, and play. But if it’s beer you’re after, Frisco Tap House — located at 2406 Brandermill Blvd in Gambrills, on the edge of Crofton—is the clear choice. Frisco Tap House Inside, however, choosing is not quite so easy. Behind a…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Brass Tap

This month, on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, we’re talking age-old Christmas traditions. Mistletoe, eggnog, Kris Kringle, all that wonderful yada yada are wonderful, but there’s another tradition, nearly as ubiquitous that we’ll be exploring today. I call it the Husband Couch. We all know it well…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Lures Bar & Grille

Inspired by Rhea’s Pick of the Month in November, I decided to check out Lures Bar & Grille myself for this month’s happy hour spot—not least of all because I didn’t want to miss out on the many good fishing puns it would afford. I would typically think of going to a place like Lures in warm…

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Annapolis' Biggest Deals of the Year: Midnight Madness

The highly anticipated holiday shopping event is back - Midnight Madness! For three Thursdays in December, visitors stroll through the festive streets of Historic Annapolis to take advantage of wallet-friendly deals at participating shops until midnight. This local tradition encompasses the charm…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Rams Head Roadhouse

Anyone’s who’s spent time on West Street is doubtless familiar with Rams Head Tavern, a beloved watering hole for downtown-goers interested in live music and an enormous beer selection. But what option is there for the weary commuter? Where can a traveler stop to grab a bite and quench their thirst…

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Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Blackwall Barn & Lodge

Courtesy of Blackwall Barn & Lodge The Blackwall Barn & Lodge (329 Gambrills Rd, Gambrills, MD 21054) is a fabulous new addition to the Blackwall Hitch chain. This month, I had the pleasure of sampling some of their delicious fares. The Blackwall Hitch chain has three locations (Annapolis…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Jalapeños Restaurant

I’m a big fan of small plates restaurants. It sometimes feels like such a shame to eat a large portion of one thing when there are so many menu items I want to try. But with small plates, you can try several different things, and if you bring a friend you can try even more! That’s why I fell in love…

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Rhea's Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

Although it hasn’t exactly felt like it, spring has arrived! If you haven’t broken out of your cocoon of cabin fever yet, it’s time to get back out to some of the local eateries that help make Annapolis great. In need of inspiration? Look no further! Follow me to some of my favorite spring spots…

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