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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for the festival and event season in Annapolis. In Annapolis this March, you'll find a slew of major events happening, from the annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, a ton of St. Patrick’s Day activities and events, a…

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Thanksgiving in Annapolis

November marks the beginning of the holiday season in towns and cities across the nation. Every year, more and more Annapolis restaurants are offering Thanksgiving feasts all across town. The catch? Reservations fill up quickly, so be sure to call or book online. Here's a short list of beloved spots…

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The Traveller Bar Stops in Annapolis

In a world where microbreweries and spirit-filled concoctions are the norm, do you ever find yourself wishing you could take a step back in American history to a time when speakeasies and cocktails were king? Wish no more…The Loews Hotels “Traveller Bar” has popped up at the Loews Annapolis Hotel…

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DD's Drink of the Month: Cocktails and Ales at BAROAK

BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom is a Belgian inspired restaurant with an American twist located inside the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Executive Chef Teddy Folkman puts an emphasis on mussels, mayo-based sauces and, of course, frites to bring the taste of Belgium to downtown Annapolis. According to the BAROAK…

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Brunching Around Annapolis

Sunday Brunch seems to be climbing to the top of the list of America’s favorite dining-out meals – and brunch in Annapolis is no exception. We have a growing list of options downtown and beyond. This month, I focus on some personal favorites – most within walking distance of the city’s major…

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Annapolis Cocktail Trails

Annapolis has become a great location for both cocktails and food. Offering a little bit of everything, this historic town dishes up eclectic dining options, a thriving music scene, master mixologists and cozy pubs. As a native Annapolitan, avid cocktail enthusiast, and local foodie, I couldn’t help…

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A Kid-Free Weekend in Annapolis

A little while ago, a friend of mine asked me for travel recommendations for her and her husband on their anniversary weekend. They wanted to stay and play in the Annapolis area, and they would be traveling without their two young children. Without children?! As parents, the opportunity to travel…

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