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Recovery Zones in Annapolis

Drive through downtown Annapolis on a weekend and you can’t miss the white dining tents around Market Square and tables out along Main Street, protected by orange and white barricades. They are all part of the city’s Recovery Zones, which debuted in June 2020 as a way to help restaurants stay…

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The New Normal: Live! Casino and Hotel Re-Opens to Guests

Live! Casino & Hotel in Arundel Mills, MD. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Just a little over eight years after it first opened its doors in 2012, Live! Casino & Hotel reopened to invited guests on June 19th and to the general public on June 29th. They were eager and excited to reopen after the…

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Julep Southern Kitchen and Bar

Annapolis, meet your new favorite BBQ joint. The doors of Julep Southern Kitchen & Bar are now open and ready for all of your down-home cookin’ cravings. As you walk in the delicious smell of the kitchen and the beautiful decor will captivate you. The first thing I noticed was the beautiful palm…

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Top 6 Places for Outdoor Dining in Annapolis

Outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, and biking are a quintessential part of the Annapolis culture during the warmer months. Among that list is also outdoor dining. Several restaurants around town have a few tables on the sidewalk that makes for a relaxing environment and prime…

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Carrol's Creek Cafe: An Eastport Landmark

Restaurants, businesses, and homes line the shore in Annapolis, but one establishment that has become a landmark in Eastport is Carrol’s Creek Cafe. Image courtesy of author Whether you’re grabbing a drink at the bar, enjoying a meal, or throwing a party, the inviting patio with a perfect view of…

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Take a Stroll Through West Annapolis

If you’re familiar with the staples of Annapolis like Main Street and City Dock, but looking for something a little more off the beaten path that offers all the great dining and shopping options of downtown, look no further than West Annapolis. This little-known Annapolis gem boasts nearly 300…

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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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West Annapolis Dining at Evelyn’s

West Annapolis is a delightful destination just a few minutes outside of Downtown Annapolis and within walking distance to Navy Stadium. Bounded by Weems Creek and the Severn River, the Village of West Annapolis is purposefully discreet to seemingly maintain its neighborhood charm. Laced with…

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