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African American Heritage Tour Lends Perspective

African American history in Annapolis is a story about much more than staggering numbers, chilling tales, or attention-grabbing facts. It is a story about human tragedy, individual fear and greed, and conditions of extreme suffering. It is also a story of hope, industry and perseverance. Like it or…

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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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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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It's oyster season in Maryland!

October 1 through March 31 oysters “R” in season in Maryland, which means now’s the time to enjoy the state’s freshest oysters. News Radio 1090, WBAL reporter John Patti filed a special feature Time To Belly Up To The Oyster Bar, as he reports on the new oyster aquaculture operations in Maryland and…

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In Annapolis, Gone But Not Forgotten

There’s so much history you can see in Annapolis. It’s in the architecture, the bumpy brick sidewalks and the plaques honoring a building’s old age. In a town lauded for its historic preservation, it can be fun to recognize all that has disappeared...or, in certain cases, simply been hidden from…

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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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Dining Al Fresco in Annapolis

Annapolitans are an outdoorsy bunch, preferring to be outside no matter what the season. Proof is the popularity of the famous Frost Bite races on winter Sundays, the year-round runners you see on the city's sidewalks and the known "fact" that it never rains on our golf courses or lacrosse fields…

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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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