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Navy vs. Air Force, a Football Rivalry

The Navy Midshipmen and the Air Force Falcons are at it again. Come September 11th, the football saga will continue and this year- the Midshipmen will have the home field advantage. Touchdowns and bragging rights aside, this matchup is not only about the rivalry. This game will also commemorate…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this December

You may not think of Annapolis as a your ideal wintry retreat this season, but according to Travel + Leisure Magazine, Annapolis is one of America's Best Towns for the Holidays. This holiday season promises to be no different. Whether you want to wander around town taking in the quiet of the season…

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5 Historic Sites in Annapolis to Visit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 1649, an English community emerged on the land that now makes up Maryland's capital. Puritans, seeking religious freedom, nestled into a spot on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay and called their new town Providence. A lot has happened in Annapolis since these…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this August

August is jammed packed with things to do—getting out on the water, dining options, events, festivals, shopping, nightlife. Pair all the happenings throughout the month with great weather, and you have a recipe for the perfect summer getaway. Below is a quick breakdown of suggestions to make the…

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The Circus is in Town!

The circus is in Town! The circus is in town! Nitro Circus that is, where the acrobats and clowns are flying through the air on bikes, motorbikes, and other vehicles that were definitely never meant for flight. Fueled by engines, physics, and just plain crazy, these stunts are performed by the…

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Annapolis Consignment Shops

“Everything old is new again” – it’s an ol’ song that I find myself humming when I walk into a consignment shop. From my recent dive into local pre-owned shopping, there seems to be a big, dare I say renewed, interest in resale items. There are a number of places that sell high quality items at low…

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Recap: Annapolis’ Crab-fastic Feast

Last Friday, August 5 th , I had the chance to attend the Annapolis Rotary Club’s 71 st Annual Crab Feast at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. I was curious to find out what this feast was all about, as back in Ireland where I’m from we have a similar event called the Galway Oyster and Seafood Festival…

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Family-Friendly History Trip

On a recent rainy spring day, I accompanied a group of eighth grade students on a trip to the Naval Academy, where we took in the Yard (the Naval Academy grounds), and the U.S. Naval Academy Museum. While on the tour of the beautiful historic grounds, we discovered amazing nautical artifacts and…

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