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The Concierge Desk: The Graduate Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Annapolis Arts District, halfway down West Street, inside the front doors of The Graduate Annapolis hotel, and behind the wall of the lobby lies a six-story hotel atrium so spectacular, that I audibly gasped upon crossing the door’s threshold into the room. The…

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An Early History of Navy Football

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, courtesy of Visit Annapolis. The US Naval Academy’s storied football team makes Annapolis a destination for big-time college sports. Normally, fans flock to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and then on to Annapolis’s many Navy-friendly bars and restaurants…

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Annapolis is Easy to Love When You're a Kid

I never paid much attention to kid-friendly anything before I had a baby in 2018. But, as the saying goes, “having a baby changes everything.” My kid-friendly radar is constantly up, seeking out the best places to visit with our son, finding activities to do when my nieces visit or recommendations…

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5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

September in Annapolis is a time when the weather cools and leaves begin to change color over the Maryland State House, signaling the return of local seasonal festivals, one of the city’s favorite art events, and of course, Navy Football. Whether you explore historic Annapolis at your own pace –…

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