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A Music-Loving Town

Music has been my definer as long as I can remember. At age 7, my portable radio was my prized possession, blaring Casey Kasem’s Top 40 on WPGC as I played on the swing set in Oxen Hill, MD. A Navy family, we lived overseas in Norway when I was in grade school, and we all took pride in ABBA as “our”…

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Marley's Happy Hour: Galway Bay

Maryland Avenue is one of my favorite streets in downtown Annapolis. Though moments away from the hustle and bustle of Main Street, Maryland Ave transports you out of that energy and into simpler times. On this street, you can find unique spots such as Old Fox Bookstore and Evergreen Antiques, as…

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10 Caterers You Should Know About

There are tons of reasons to party in the Annapolis area; home of the United States Naval Academy, scene of the largest in-water sail and power boat shows, an active boating community and a population that thrives on celebrations of all kinds. Standards are high for the caterers I recommend in this…

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Carrying the Tune: An Interview With Peter Brice

I was sitting at Galway Bay after just finishing the final touches on my last article, A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis, when I was introduced to traditional Irish musician and Annapolis resident, Peter Brice. The Wednesday night session started a few moments later, and I heard Peter…

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Sunday Morning Brunch in Annapolis

“Taste Tourism” is the newest category in the travel industry’s lexicon. This reference to destination-dining is pretty basic and we try to assist visitors with helpful information about our rainbow of restaurants. Many times, it’s brunch in Annapolis that grabs the most attention. When “on…

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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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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for the festival and event season in Annapolis. In Annapolis this March, you'll find a slew of major events happening, from the annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, a ton of St. Patrick’s Day activities and events, a…

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Meet Your Neighbors: Squire Frederick Taylor

Happy 2019! Our New Year’s resolution here at Annapolis Discovered is to bring our community even closer together. To help, we’re launching a new feature called Meet Your Neighbors. We all have people we see around town and interact with from time to time—business owners, favorite wait staff or…

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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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