Maryland Avenue Shopping

National Iced Tea Day

Tea has been around for thousands of years. Iced tea itself didn’t arrive on the scene until much more recently, in 1904. Word has it, that year, it was exceptionally hot at the St. Louis World’s Fair and tea plantation owner and merchant, Richard Blechynden, took advantage by serving his tea…

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Against the Grain

In Grano In Grano . In Latin it means “against the grain” and it is both the name and the driving force behind a fabulous new bistro-bakery in the Annapolis area that opened their doors in December 2020. In Grano’s unique approach is self-described as “a rebellion of what the mainstream…

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Opening a Restaurant Mid Pandemic

Sergio Reyes of Tacos Friday opened up his Food Truck in the midst of the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Tacos Friday. A grim reality of this ongoing pandemic is learning about a business we love shutting its doors. I've done, and continue to do my fair share of online shopping to help keep businesses…

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