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Boatyard Beach Bash: A Parrothead Paradise

What do Annapolis and Key West have in common? A laid-back atmosphere, a penchant for good drinks, the water (of course), and – every September – a large collection of Parrotheads (Parrotheads are the faithful followers of Jimmy Buffett). On Saturday, September 15th, those that live anywhere north…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Honeymoon at The Point

For August’s Drink of the Month, we stopped by The Point Crab House (700 Mill Creek Rd, Arnold, Md.)—the Magothy River staple we locals all know and love for it’s crabs, waterfront dining, and incredible chef. The Point’s focus on freshness and sourcing locally extends well past its food menu, so…

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August is High Season for Ice Cream and More

Nothing diverts restless children like the prospect of an ice cream cone. And few things soothe an anxious adult like the mindless ritual of licking this tasty treat until it’s gone. Hail to this frozen delicacy, available in many forms and multiple flavors at four ice cream specialty shops in…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Boatyard Bar & Grill

Inside Boatyard Bar & Grill, a large, open space with high ceilings reveals countless signed photographs of fishermen and local memorabilia. Since Boatyard opened in 2001, Owner Dick Frayno has dedicated his efforts to creating a restaurant that exudes the essence of Annapolis' Eastport…

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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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Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

One of the reasons I enjoy being such an avid foodie is because of the pictures. Food pictures! Everyone must see what I am eating! Yes, I am that person that will halt all proceedings just to capture the perfect shot of whatever I’m about to devour. Behind every foodie is a patient friend, family…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Sam's on the Waterfront

If you get through Bay Ridge Avenue, wend your way down a couple of side streets, and perplexingly drive into a gated community, you’ll find this month’s happy hour spot. A large octagonal building juts into the marina and hovers above the water. With no sound or sight of traffic, and only the…

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Maryland's Favorite Dishes

Anthony Bourdain, the often-outrageous star of CNN’s popular Parts Unknown TV show, recently made a startling confession in an interview with People Magazine . This onetime chef, a fearless consumer of insects and other intimidating delicacies, says that upon returning from one of his worldwide…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Skipper's Pier

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never made the quick…

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Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Spots

Mother’s Day only comes around once a year. So, do something special! Celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day with a delicious meal at a great restaurant. If you haven’t booked your reservations yet, check out our list of Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Spots for mom below! Brio Tuscan Grille Saturday, May…

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