Maryland Avenue Shopping

The Clay Bakers on Main Street

The Clay Bakers on Main Street is home to Karen baker's pain-your-own-pottery, glass fusing, and clay studio! Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. We spoke with owner, Karen Baker, of downtown Annapolis' only paint-your-own pottery, located right on Main Street, The Clay Bakers! Her studio caters to…

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A Merry Time in Annapolis

Sweeping harbor views, brick streets, charming locals and scrumptious food - not the kind of expressions I expected to share about my recent visit to Annapolis. A short one hour flight from Toronto Pearson to BWI Airport was ideal for our weekend jaunt to the city. After a long day of work and…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Red Red Wine Bar

Red Red Wine Bar located on Main Street in downtown Annapolis has been on a mission to redefine what it means to drink wine since 2011. Owners Lisa and Brian Bolter took the bold leap from television news into the restaurant industry to help change the way people approach wine, and in essence to…

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Iron Rooster General Store

After much anticipation, the Iron Rooster General Store is now open and welcoming in the crowds of locals and visitors alike. Located adjacent to the ever-popular Annapolis location of the Iron Rooster restaurant, the General Store offers a well-curated selection of local brands and eco-conscious…

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A Brief History of May Day

Annapolis knows how to make a lasting impression, but combine the quaint beauty of the town with vibrant flowers and you have an unforgettable memory. The first time I ever visited Annapolis was on May Day, and I was immediately sold. I could not believe the camaraderie between home and business…

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Annapolis Boutique Shopping

With temperatures warming up, it’s time to refresh your wardrobe for spring. Annapolis is home to many shopping choices, but especially boutiques. Supporting locally-owned small businesses is always a good idea and when you can score some amazing new pieces, it’s a win-win. Check out a boutique or…

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Vida Taco Bar: Not Your Average Taqueria

Vida Taco Bar (200 Main Street, Annapolis, MD) has a discreetly hip vibe that invites you to explore its well-curated menu that is rich in flavor and surprisingly simple in its composition. Not your average taqueria, this Main Street gem is a favorite amongst many. On a mission to bring you a “farm…

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Annapolis' Artful Dining Experience

My friends and family visiting from out of town know that my choices for eating out are almost always bound to be more than just about the food. I look for an artful dining experience – the atmosphere is key, and why not combine the culinary arts with visual arts, and when possible, live music for…

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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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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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