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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Brass Tap

This month, on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, we’re talking age-old Christmas traditions. Mistletoe, eggnog, Kris Kringle, all that wonderful yada yada are wonderful, but there’s another tradition, nearly as ubiquitous that we’ll be exploring today. I call it the Husband Couch. We all know it well…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Lures Bar & Grille

Inspired by Rhea’s Pick of the Month in November, I decided to check out Lures Bar & Grille myself for this month’s happy hour spot—not least of all because I didn’t want to miss out on the many good fishing puns it would afford. I would typically think of going to a place like Lures in warm…

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Leslie’s Happy Hour: Rams Head Roadhouse

Anyone’s who’s spent time on West Street is doubtless familiar with Rams Head Tavern, a beloved watering hole for downtown-goers interested in live music and an enormous beer selection. But what option is there for the weary commuter? Where can a traveler stop to grab a bite and quench their thirst…

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Take a Trip to Crooked Crab Brewing Company

We’ve all gathered with friends and kicked around our “what if” dream ventures. When college buddies Daniel Messeca, Alex Josephs, and Earl Holman asked, “what if we opened a craft brewery?” they went even further and took action. “No one stopped us and next thing we knew we had a lease,” says…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Gordon Biersch

As summer winds down, leaving behind hazy nights in favor of crisp, cool ones, my mind wanders to the excitement of fall festival season. In Annapolis, this might mean getting a Scotch egg at the Renaissance Festival or participating in the annual U.S. Sailboat or Powerboat shows. But for me…

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What's New in the Annapolis Food Scene

For the past few years, it seems as though the Annapolis food scene has been putting out headline after headline around new restaurants opening, updated menus, and renovated dining establishment. This month is certainly no different, with updates to a local favorite dining hub at City Dock, and a…

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New Dining Spot at Hilton Garden Inn Kitchen

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of stopping by one of Annapolis’ newest additions to the food scene, the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Annapolis’ (174 West Street) Kitchen on West St. . Upon arriving I was welcomed by Lindsay Kahler, Sales Manager, and a lobby that was the spirit of Annapolis…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Honeymoon at The Point

For August’s Drink of the Month, we stopped by The Point Crab House (700 Mill Creek Rd, Arnold, Md.)—the Magothy River staple we locals all know and love for it’s crabs, waterfront dining, and incredible chef. The Point’s focus on freshness and sourcing locally extends well past its food menu, so…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Jalapeños Restaurant

I’m a big fan of small plates restaurants. It sometimes feels like such a shame to eat a large portion of one thing when there are so many menu items I want to try. But with small plates, you can try several different things, and if you bring a friend you can try even more! That’s why I fell in love…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Sam's on the Waterfront

If you get through Bay Ridge Avenue, wend your way down a couple of side streets, and perplexingly drive into a gated community, you’ll find this month’s happy hour spot. A large octagonal building juts into the marina and hovers above the water. With no sound or sight of traffic, and only the…

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