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A Wandering Bar for Any Occasion: Vintage Views

What do you get when you mix a 1964 Shasta Camper, some high-quality alcohol, and an entrepreneurial spirit? In the eyes of Brooke Mihoces, founder and owner of Vintage Views, a mobile bar catering company was the obvious answer. Since the pandemic started, many Annapolis area residents have…

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Prism Annapolis

Prism Annapolis is a premier event venue located at the top of West Street across from the Westin in the heart of the Annapolis Arts District. Prism acts as a blank canvas to bring your creative vision to life! With a knowledgeable staff and a list of vendors to make your event memorable…

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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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Homestead Gardens: an Oasis for Naturalists

Claude Monet said, “My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” Homestead Gardens is the one-stop shop for helping people create nature corners of their own. Illustration courtesy of the author. Whether or not you’ve visited their robust garden center & nursery just…

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Paint Annapolis Nocturne

Paint Annapolis is a week-long plein air paint exhibition and competition spanning across historic downtown Annapolis and throughout Anne Arundel County. About 50-60 artists take on the task of artistically interpreting Annapolis’ historic architecture and marine atmosphere by using only watercolor…

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St. John's Writing Intensive

Photo courtesy of Ibbi Schwartz The Writing Intensive at St. John’s College on June 8th was like feasting at an abundant buffet. The table provided a variety of inspiring workshop presenters, books for sale and swap, new and old friends, professionals to question, food and drink, and a memorable…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis in June

This month, Annapolis has so much to offer, it will be hard to narrow it down. Whether you're looking for a day of activities or somewhere new to eat, you will end up with a to-do list full of fun for everyone. Dinner Under the Stars is held on the first block of West Street (from Church Circle to…

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2019 Annapolis Film Festival Preview

From March 21 through March 24, downtown Annapolis will once again become Hollywood on the Chesapeake as the Annapolis Film Festival returns for its seventh year. Enjoy a full slate of more than 70 films, including regional, national, and international narrative features, documentary features, and…

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