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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Market House Lager

The new Annapolis Market House is everything we’ve always wanted it to be; crab cakes, raw oysters, fresh produce, a stylishly redeveloped space that honors it’s history, and a bar featuring a little something for everyone. We stopped by Market House to interview Brian Sykes, general manager and…

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Artisan Portraits: Local Photographer, Jay Fleming

I recently asked Jay Fleming, a local photographer from Annapolis, to be in my Artisan Portraits film series. The series focuses on artists and tells their story of why and how they create. Jay happens to specialize on capturing life on the Chesapeake Bay. He asked me to meet him down at Smith…

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Visit the United States Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) can be found in the heart of downtown Annapolis. Known as “The Yard,” this prestigious undergraduate college prepares young men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Originally established in 1845, the USNA is a National…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Regalo Verde at Tsunami

Josh Swisher is a man of the people. In describing his role at Tsunami (51 West Street), he tells me “when someone’s at the bar, I can be their bartender, yeah, but I’m also a little bit therapist, babysitter, [and] financial advisor.” It’s that extra tender loving care that makes the staff at…

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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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Visit Historic Annapolis' Sign of the Hogshead

You may have walked passed or even visited The Hogshead (43 Pinkney Street) in downtown Annapolis. This early 18th-century building is typical of the modest wood frame structures that housed many colonial Annapolitans. Today, it serves as an interactive, hands-on museum and historic landmark…

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St. John’s vs USNA Croquet Match

The stage is set for Annapolis' annual St. John’s College vs U.S. Naval Academy Croquet Match, taking place April 14th on the St. John's College Campus. What once began as a friendly match between two neighboring institutions has now become one of the biggest spring events Annapolitan spectators…

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Lewnes' Steak House: A Historic Eastport Treasure

Right across the bridge from downtown Annapolis is the historic neighborhood of Eastport. Packed with history, Eastport is known for its eclectic mix of homes and businesses. Originally settled in 1665, the town has played home to boat workers and watermen for generations. On the corner of 4th…

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Spring Flower Show at Homestead Gardens

Spring is right around the corner, so what better way to welcome the coming warmer months than a beautiful Spring Flower Show at Homestead Gardens? I first met with Brian Riddle, President & CEO of Homestead Gardens (743 Central Ave, Davidsonville, MD 21035), to learn about the history of this…

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