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Carry Out Cocktails

Vida Taco; Smokey Margarita. Photo courtesy of author. I can make a decent gin and tonic, but limoncello? Hibiscus sangria? Ginger syrup? I wouldn’t even know where to start. That’s one of the reasons I love the new trend of take-away cocktails. My big question now: What took them so long…

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Dining & Shopping Under the Stars

photo courtesy of author There’s no doubt that Annapolis thrives with summertime vibes both on the water and along the downtown streets. A weekly event that Annapolitans look forward to during the warmer months is Dinner Under the Stars. Over the last few years, Wednesdays on West Street have…

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Ways to Help Support Businesses and Their Employees

{{unknown}}In the wake of shear uncertainty, one thing is certain of this unprecedented time, we are all here, now, together. Supporting each other here in the now is crucial. I have been doing my share of online shopping from local businesses lately, including those of friends and family who have…

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Celebrate Self-Love: a Quick Checklist

February is a great month to take a “time out” and be good to yourself. Whether your status is married, dating or single a little me time alone or with long lost friends can set you right. Below is a short list of wonderful things you can plan today to do for your mind, soul and body. Feel free to…

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Late-Night Dining: Best Bites in Annapolis

There comes a time every once and a while where you find yourself out with friends late at night, or even just having a relaxing night in when the need for a late-night snack hits. Maybe you’ll need more than a snack to tie yourself over. Or if you’re someone who must have a late-night dining option…

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Annapolis Cocktails Around Town

Harry Browne’s Nothing says “classic cocktail” like a dirty martini, at least in my book. You may like it “dusty” with just a touch of olive juice, or if you’re like me “filthy” with enough olive juice content to make it questionably alcoholic. (Mmm.. taste the ocean.) Photo courtesy of the…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Red Red Wine Bar

Red Red Wine Bar located on Main Street in downtown Annapolis has been on a mission to redefine what it means to drink wine since 2011. Owners Lisa and Brian Bolter took the bold leap from television news into the restaurant industry to help change the way people approach wine, and in essence to…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Smoking Kiss at Dry 85

This month on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, I am giddy. In full disclosure, Dry 85 on Main Street is one of my favorite bars in the whole world. I can’t quite describe why, but perhaps it has something to do with their highly curated bourbon list. No, that’s not it… maybe it’s the top-notch craft…

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Annapolis Cocktail Trails

Annapolis has become a great location for both cocktails and food. Offering a little bit of everything, this historic town dishes up eclectic dining options, a thriving music scene, master mixologists and cozy pubs. As a native Annapolitan, avid cocktail enthusiast, and local foodie, I couldn’t help…

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