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St. Patrick’s Day Bars in Annapolis

It's that time of year again—when grown adults walk around in public with shamrocks painted on their faces and the streets flow with Guinness. Falling on a Friday this year, St. Patrick's Day is guaranteed to be a keg-full of fun. Here are a few St. Patrick's Day Pubs in Annapolis to check out on…

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A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis

Anne Arundel County has at least eight traditional Irish pubs, an Irish Traditions store on Main Street, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade is the biggest parade of the year. Irish pubs seem to be an Annapolitan staple, but as a Georgia transplant myself, I couldn't help but question the seemingly…

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Where to Eat During the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Can it be that the first in-water boat show debuted in 1970 at the Annapolis City Dock? This annual harbinger of spring marks its 49 th birthday of the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show on the weekend of April 26-28. Having grown from a few boats moored beside Ego Alley to hundreds of craft connected…

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Where to Eat During the 2018 Spring Sailboat Show

It’s the eighth year for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, a popular in-water extravaganza that attracts sailors and their families to our picturesque harbor in the heart of downtown. The April 20-22 event occupies every inch of the parking lot as well as Ego Alley, so named because on weekends fancy…

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Annapolis' Oyster Roast & Sock Burning Tradition

Get a true taste of Annapolis at the Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning – held each year at the Annapolis Maritime Museum – and become an honorary Annapolitan for the day. Celebrating what’s in the water and those on the water is what this Eastport gem does best, and they are sure to show it off at…

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January Dining in Annapolis

Is cabin fever beginning to set in with all this cold recently? Feeling a little stir crazy? With winter in full force here in Annapolis, it’s nice to know locals and visitors alike can hunker down in one of the many restaurants to enjoy a meal, a drink, and even a warm fire. January dining in…

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Local Favorites: Longstanding Annapolis Restaurants

Statistics show that most restaurants in the United States have a pitifully short lifespan. Ninety percent close their doors just a year after they opened, and the life expectancy for most of the survivors averages five years. A famous exception to this rule is the White Horse Tavern in Newport…

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Nine Places for Group Dining Annapolis Style

Holiday season is upon us, which means the Annapolis area will be dressed up in its prettiest ribbons and greenery. It’s a gorgeous time of year to be in the region. This season is also prime time for getting together with family and friends. “The more, the merrier” is an old saying with a lot of…

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The World Is Your Oyster in Annapolis this Winter

Oysters, with their luxurious texture and long-standing reputation as aphrodisiacs, are ideal Valentine's month fare. And where better to enjoy them but Annapolis, where oysters have been entrenched in the local culture for generations? Starting in the 19th century, "Annapolis was home to several…

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