Maryland Avenue Shopping

Getting Hitched in Annapolis

If I told you that I hired a wedding planner before my husband actually proposed to me, I wouldn't be lying. Granted, I knew he had the ring somewhere in the house and we had already decided where and when we would be married. However, once engaged, I knew there was simply no way I could handle…

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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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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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5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this January

Winter is here, and that’s good news if you’re planning a trip to Annapolis. From performance arts and fun activities for the whole family, to a Chesapeake Bay tradition, there are plenty of ways to explore Annapolis this January! Get Cozy: Stay Historic and Enjoy Fireside Dining Whether you’re a…

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One of a Kind Starbucks at Historic Maryland Inn

At the top of Main Street, just before you hit Church Circle, lies a hidden gem. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it. If I didn’t have a craving for a green tea Frappuccino light a while back, I would have easily walked right on by. Use the Maryland Inn as a marker. In fact, go in while you’re there. Down…

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Legislative Session Enlivens Area Restaurants and Inns

Restaurants rejoice at the influx of legislators, lobbyists and staffers brought to Annapolis by the annual convening of the Maryland General Assembly. This year marks the 436th session of the state’s governing body, kicking off January 13 and concluding April 11. At last count, that means 47…

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