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If you really want to get people trash-talking around Annapolis streets, just ask them where you can get the best cream of crab soup. That question alone is enough to silence a room, sending people to grab their pitchforks, draw their lines of loyalty and prepare for battle. But somewhere in the…

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4 Crab Houses Not to Miss this Summer

Sweet and salty, with a high umami appeal, Maryland blue crabs are in a class by themselves. Their season begins in April and runs through November, with their weight and breadth increasing the longer they stay in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. June is when the season gets up and running…

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Summertime Crabs in Annapolis

“Summer afternoon…to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James (1843-1916) We all have lingering memories of sweet summer afternoons spent with siblings at the local swimming hole or neighborhood pool…sipping icy tea with our grandmother on her…

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Dining and Docking Options in South County

Okay – ready for a little adventure? Once you have discovered Annapolis and enjoyed its restaurants, bars, architecture, art galleries, and the Naval Academy Visitors Center, we suggest you get out of town! We invite you to discover the picturesque towns south of Annapolis (Southern Anne Arundel…

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Crabs, Beer and a Water View—Woo Hoo!

In Maryland, crabs plus beer plus a deck bar equals “Summer.” And in northern Anne Arundel County, Mike’s Crab House North excels at Summer. Mike’s North (1402 Colony Rd, Pasadena, MD) is located at a marina on Rock Creek, where arriving guests are treated to the expansive views of the creek as well…

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Over the Bridges

Annapolis sits where the Severn River meets the Chesapeake Bay. When people talk about going over the bridge, they’re usually talking about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (official name: the Governor William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge). But in Annapolis, there are many bridges to cross and with…

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