Maryland Avenue Shopping

Maryland Day 2021, Better Together

Maryland Day is just that, a day dedicated to the history of our fair state. It is celebrated on March 25th, which commemorates the formal founding of Maryland as a colony in 1603. What better place to celebrate that unique history than here in our state capital of Annapolis. With this year's…

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Meet Sydney Barber, Midshipman Brigade Commander, USNA

When the best and the brightest of America’s youth go into military service, each has recognized the dedication and risks involved. When the US Naval Academy gives these bright men and women, like Midshipman 1 st Class Sydney Barber, roles that will prepare them for command, we can rest assured…

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Evergreen Antiques, History of the Find

Evergreen Antiques and True Vintage has been a Maryland Avenue mainstay since 2001. Owner, Joanna Young offers a curated sampling of unique and vintage clothing as well as antique books, art, jewelry and home furnishings. You simply cannot leave her store without feeling the pull of the…

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Annapolis Ghost Tours: Explore the City's Dark Side

Haunted Ghost Tours are great anytime of year- but especially during Halloween! Image courtesy of Web Wright Photography. There are some Annapolitans who walk the same hallways, to and fro, never leaving the house. They peer out windows, sometimes giving a little wave to passersby. They stomp, they…

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Hearth and Home at Hammond-Harwood House

A glimpse of the rear entrance to Hammond-Harwood House and it's gardens. Photo courtesy of Hammond-Harwood House. To be sure, early Americans in previous centuries weren’t shopping online or pinning their favorite interiors and furnishings to their Pinterest boards. And of course, back in the time…

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Annapolis Walking Tours in April

Get moving this month with three interactive, historic Annapolis walking tours. Grab your walking shoes, and maybe an umbrella, and get ready to learn a few facts about Historic Annapolis! There's a tour for everyone this month. Image courtesy of Historic Annapolis Lafayette’s Annapolis Walking…

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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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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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Maryland Avenue Has It All

You gotta love Maryland Avenue. This short spoke of a street off State Circle certainly throws off an old-world vibe. Here you’ll find a colorful mix of artsy mom-and-pop shops overflowing from historic buildings onto cozy sidewalks. The effect could not be more charming—this is the intersection of…

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Visit the Annapolis Maritime Museum

I had the pleasure of stopping by the Annapolis Maritime Museum to learn about the rich maritime history this building boasts. Housed in what was historically known as the last oyster-packing plant in Annapolis, the Annapolis Maritime Museum is a small museum located on the shores of Back Creek of…

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