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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this December

You may not think of Annapolis as a your ideal wintry retreat this season, but according to Travel + Leisure Magazine, Annapolis is one of America's Best Towns for the Holidays. This holiday season promises to be no different. Whether you want to wander around town taking in the quiet of the season…

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Get Festive at the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

What is the holiday season without the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade? Back for its 36th year (held on December 8 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm), the holiday lights parade features up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, brightly decorated with thousands of lights, floating through the Annapolis…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this November

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, looking to take care of some early holiday shopping, or simply looking for a great event for the whole family, you’ll find something to pique your interest this November in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Experience the world’s longest tug of war across water, a…

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Visit the Annapolis Maritime Museum

I had the pleasure of stopping by the Annapolis Maritime Museum to learn about the rich maritime history this building boasts. Housed in what was historically known as the last oyster-packing plant in Annapolis, the Annapolis Maritime Museum is a small museum located on the shores of Back Creek of…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Boatyard Bar & Grill

Inside Boatyard Bar & Grill, a large, open space with high ceilings reveals countless signed photographs of fishermen and local memorabilia. Since Boatyard opened in 2001, Owner Dick Frayno has dedicated his efforts to creating a restaurant that exudes the essence of Annapolis' Eastport…

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Perfect Eastport Eateries for May

Apologies for the alliterative headline, but ‘tis true: May is the official opening of a season marked by celebrations. Think graduations, weddings, parties, proms, beach days, boat races – the list goes on. Annapolis at this time of year is party central, with visitors coming from everywhere for…

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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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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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Annapolis' Oyster Roast & Sock Burning Tradition

Get a true taste of Annapolis at the Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning – held each year at the Annapolis Maritime Museum – and become an honorary Annapolitan for the day. Celebrating what’s in the water and those on the water is what this Eastport gem does best, and they are sure to show it off at…

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Time for Dinner and Romance

“Stop trying to make everybody happy. You’re not tequila.” This quip, currently making the rounds on the internet, struck my funny bone. It came across my computer screen as I began writing this February blog – a month marked with Valentine’s Day, when everyone from first graders to perennials…

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