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The Wonderful (Food) World of West Street

When it comes to dining options beyond downtown Annapolis proper, you can go North, to the eclectic restaurants scattered throughout West Annapolis, or you can go South, to the white tablecloth and high-end seafood restaurants in the Maritime Republic of Eastport. But if you really want to…

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Bringing Annapolis to You

There is no shortage of news stories gripping the world right now about the unprecedented COVID-19 illness that is wreaking havoc globally. In these countless articles, writers who are far more qualified than I will inform you about the biology, the data, the economics, and the cultural impact of…

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Experience Irish Dance for Yourself in Annapolis

From the tricolor flags that line Main Street to the variety of events that fill the social calendar, it should be obvious that Annapolis is all about celebrating all-things Irish in March. Irish food, drink, and music abound at popular spots both downtown – see Fado, Galway Bay, and Castle Bay –…

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Military Bowl 2019

Gameday is almost here. This year, the North Carolina Tar Heels take on the Temple Owls in the 2019 Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman! Annapolis proudly hosts the bowl game each year as the teams battle it out at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. In addition to the main event, the city…

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A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis

Irish pubs seem to be an Annapolitan staple but as a Georgia-transplant myself, I couldn’t help but question the seemingly deep rooted ties between Annapolis and Ireland. There are at least eight traditional Irish pubs in Anne Arundel County, an Irish Traditions store on Main Street, and the St…

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Sip, Eat, & Shop at Midnight Madness

Pack up your troubles, put on a happy face, and head to downtown Annapolis to make merry at Midnight Madness. Now an annual holiday tradition, this unique event has drawn so many celebrants over the years that the event has grown from a single hit to a triple-header. This year, Midnight Madness…

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St. Patrick’s Day Pubs in Annapolis

It’s that time of year again—when grown adults walk around in public with shamrocks painted on their faces and the streets flow with Guinness. Falling on a Saturday this year, St. Patrick’s Day is guaranteed to be a keg-full of fun. Here are three St. Patrick's Day Pubs in Annapolis to check out on…

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Oysters and Beer this St. Patrick's Day

Annapolis has a number of Irish bars perfect for oysters and beer, welcoming everyone to enjoy themselves most anytime – but especially on the seventeenth of March. Our town’s celebration of St. Patrick’s Day ranks up there with Savannah as the place to be on a day when being happy is contagious and…

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Ireland in Annapolis: Happy St. Paddy's Day!

The month of March 2017 has been officially proclaimed Irish-American Heritage month, which is music to my ears. Lots of activities and events have been created throughout the country to honor Ireland, and there’s no better place to put on a great Irish celebration than Annapolis. When I first moved…

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