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The Concierge Desk: Historic Inns of Annapolis

A view down Main Street and of the State Capitol building from the Maryland Inn. Image courtesy of Historic Inns of Annapolis. There are few things that pair as well with fall as caramel apples. Sure, one might say what about crisp air? Or falling leaves? Or what about Halloween, pumpkins, and…

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Maryland Avenue Meals To-Go

Maryland Avenue is one of my favorite streets in Annapolis, and one of my favorite places to wind away an afternoon or evening. While things are different these days, here are places you can get a taste of the Avenue to go. Wine at Annebeth's. Photo courtesy of the author. Annebeth’s I’m always…

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7 Easter Brunch/Dinner Specials To Take Home This Year

Holidays typically bring families and friends together, but self-distancing has caused us to rethink our Easter celebrations. Luckily, several restaurants in the Annapolis area are open and willing to give their customers a special meal this holiday weekend. Bunny cake from Sweet Hearts Patisserie…

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7 Dinner and Alcohol Specials To-Go

Soul – 509 South Cherry Grove, Annapolis Cocktails – Soul’s Craft pre-mixed Cocktails $40 tax included for 5 Cocktails Pour over ice and you are all set! (Regular $11 per cocktail) Soul Cocktails. Photo courtesy of the author. Chart House – 300 2 nd Street, Annapolis Food - Enjoy 10% Off on all…

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A Look at Harry Browne's

{{unknown}} Harry Browne’s is an Annapolis classic, playing home bar to locals of all varieties; Johnnies after seminar, Mids on leave, even legislators and lobbyists seeking a close watering hole. This year’s legislative session runs January 8 through April 6, and you can be sure that Harry…

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Best 5 Thanksgiving Dinner Alternatives

Are you traveling on Thanksgiving? Just not in the mood to cook? Burn the turkey... again? Well if you're in Annapolis, then you're in luck! Below are just 5 Annapolis favorites where you can get Thanksgiving dinner this holiday season! 1. Harry Browne's If you're looking for fine, elegant dining…

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Annapolis Cocktails Around Town

Harry Browne’s Nothing says “classic cocktail” like a dirty martini, at least in my book. You may like it “dusty” with just a touch of olive juice, or if you’re like me “filthy” with enough olive juice content to make it questionably alcoholic. (Mmm.. taste the ocean.) Photo courtesy of the…

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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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Earth Day on Maryland Avenue

Image courtesy of shopmarylandavenue.com Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 28th 10am-5pm to save the date for the annual Earth Day & Spring Festival in one of the most quaint streets in Annapolis. Festivities will be located between State Circle and the Naval Academy gate, taking place primarily…

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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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