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National Iced Tea Day

Tea has been around for thousands of years. Iced tea itself didn’t arrive on the scene until much more recently, in 1904. Word has it, that year, it was exceptionally hot at the St. Louis World’s Fair and tea plantation owner and merchant, Richard Blechynden, took advantage by serving his tea…

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Go All Out for Annapolis Restaurant Week 2021

Looking for a way to support the local Annapolis restaurant community while getting a great deal at the same time? Maybe you have a running list of restaurants you’d like to try but just haven’t gotten around to it yet? Then open up your outlook calendar and set a reminder for the dates of March…

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Miss Shirley’s Cafe

Edward ‘Eddie’ ‘Dopkin introduced his upscale breakfast and brunch restaurant, Miss Shirley’s, with its first location in Roland Park in 2005. Named after a loyal employee who was part of the family’s catering business for years, Miss Shirley’s is synonymous with southern hospitality and delicious…

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Playing Hooky: 5 Spots for Kid-Friendly Eats!

That wink and a smile, someone is happy with their kid-friendly lunch! Photo courtesy of Miss Shirley's Whether they recently returned to in-person learning or are still doing it from home, kids of all ages are bound to have a more-stressful-than-normal start to the 2020 school year. Parents…

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6 Mother's Day Picks to Show Mom How Much You Care

You might be staying home with your moms more than ever or missing them more than ever during this unprecedented time - but one thing remains the same. That special mom in your life deserves to be celebrated! From custom-made gift baskets full of unique goodies, to delectable carryout brunches, our…

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A ‘Pop-Up’ to Prop Up Neighbors in Need

Personally, the first change became noticeable when the morning newspaper started showing up a few weeks ago, knotted and dry in its wrapper, just outside the front door, and not in its usual under-the-car landing spot. It was such a simple gesture, but it’s just one incidental illustration that…

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Forks Ahoy: Annapolis Restaurant Week

Annapolis Restaurant Week is a tasty time to visit Maryland’s historic capital city. 2020 marks the 12th year of this annual celebration, organized by the Downtown Annapolis Partnership and hosted by more than 40 area establishments. Special prix fixe menus are good from Saturday, February 29…

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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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Annapolis Restaurant Week Marks 11th Anniversary

Where shall we go – for breakfast, for lunch, for dinner? The choices are delicious and the prices right if you are lucky enough to be in Annapolis, Maryland between March 2 and 10. More than 40 restaurants in the state’s capital are gearing up for Annapolis Restaurant Week, extended this year to be…

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Here's Why You Should Visit Annapolis, MD

It is easy to see why Annapolis is a travelers choice when picking a vacation destination or a local wanderer looking for a staycation. Between the amazing dining options, abundance of history, countless unique shops, weekly events, and original old-town charm, Annapolis has something for everyone…

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