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7 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Annapolis

Ringing in a new year is filled with family, friends, resolutions and celebrations. Annapolis has something for everyone, from family-friendly activities to champagne toasts at midnight. One thing that you can be sure of when celebrating New Year’s Eve in Annapolis, is that there will be plenty of…

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Annapolis' Biggest Deals of the Year: Midnight Madness

The highly anticipated holiday shopping event is back - Midnight Madness! For three Thursdays in December, visitors stroll through the festive streets of Historic Annapolis to take advantage of wallet-friendly deals at participating shops until midnight. This local tradition encompasses the charm…

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Sip, Eat, & Shop at Midnight Madness

Pack up your troubles, put on a happy face, and head to downtown Annapolis to make merry at Midnight Madness. Now an annual holiday tradition, this unique event has drawn so many celebrants over the years that the event has grown from a single hit to a triple-header. This year, Midnight Madness…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this December

You may not think of Annapolis as a your ideal wintry retreat this season, but according to Travel + Leisure Magazine, Annapolis is one of America's Best Towns for the Holidays. This holiday season promises to be no different. Whether you want to wander around town taking in the quiet of the season…

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Spicing Up Autumn At The Spice and Tea Exchange

When the brisk November winds begin to whistle down the historic streets of Annapolis, my thoughts always turn to hot, seasonal teas and hearty meals flavored with herbs and spices to chase away the cold. Whether you are a self-professed gourmand, or a timid taste-tester in your own kitchen, The…

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August is High Season for Ice Cream and More

Nothing diverts restless children like the prospect of an ice cream cone. And few things soothe an anxious adult like the mindless ritual of licking this tasty treat until it’s gone. Hail to this frozen delicacy, available in many forms and multiple flavors at four ice cream specialty shops in…

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Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

One of the reasons I enjoy being such an avid foodie is because of the pictures. Food pictures! Everyone must see what I am eating! Yes, I am that person that will halt all proceedings just to capture the perfect shot of whatever I’m about to devour. Behind every foodie is a patient friend, family…

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Local by Design: A Shared Space Concept

In a virtual world where items are readily available with the tap of a button, tangible and visual elements have become all the more essential to creating personal shopping experiences in the real world. Local by Design, located on 109 Main Street, and recently at a second location in the Westfield…

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Behold the Beauty of May Day

Just breathe… It’s springtime in Annapolis. Walk the charming streets and feel the surge of spring energy. Catch a whiff of salt air off the harbor, hear the call of the osprey just home from the south, see the tree buds pushing through the limb tips overhead. This is April in Annapolis—this…

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