Maryland Avenue Shopping

Annapolis Has Everything You Need for Gifting Season

With the gift giving season upon us, it’s become clear through my research, that there is no reason to leave the greater Annapolis area to shop for everyone on your list. Without wasting precious space on my rambling, allow me to present to you an exhaustive yet incomplete list of independent…

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Fall Haul: Downtown Annapolis Main Street Edition

In November, we celebrate veterans, spending time with family, and of course, Small Business Saturday (November 27)! We visited some of Downtown Annapolis’ hippest boutiques to find out what’s hot for fall…and beyond. Fall Fashion On our jaunt along Main Street, we had to start at Hobo’s flagship…

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First Sunday Arts Festival

First Sundays on West Street If you are looking for the perfect way to spend an afternoon, look no further than the First Sunday Arts Festival in downtown Annapolis. This Sunday will be the last festival of the season, wrapping up the festival’s 20 th year! The festival takes place on the first…

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Spring 2021- Wardrobe Refresh

Yes! Spring is on the horizon, and I am super excited because I did a complete wardrobe refresh this year. For my new spring wardrobe, it was all about simplicity. I chose soft shades, pastels, lots of pinks and creams, light layers, and the occasional depth of color and pattern. To help get you…

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White Whale Slime: Q&A with Chrissy Fitzgerald

Slime. The word itself can invoke an almost icky feeling in response to just hearing it said. But that isn’t the case for White Whale Slime founder Chrissy Fitzgerald. In fact, she has turned her affinity for the squishy sensory object into a thriving small business. But what makes White Whale Slime…

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7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this April

Spring is finally here! With the warm weather comes sailing season and the beginning of all the city’s great festivals and events. From food festivals and Earth Day to one of the world’s largest sailboat shows, you’re sure to find something to pique your interest in Annapolis this April. With so…

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Take a Stroll Through West Annapolis

If you’re familiar with the staples of Annapolis like Main Street and City Dock, but looking for something a little more off the beaten path that offers all the great dining and shopping options of downtown, look no further than West Annapolis. This little-known Annapolis gem boasts nearly 300…

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Rhonda Kaplan Floral Design: Personalized Artisty

Rhonda Kaplan is an artist, a true connoisseur of all things floral and bridal. Her expansive design experience combined with a genuine excitement towards every bride and wedding day exemplifies both the creativity and care Rhonda consistently employs in her art and at Rhonda Kaplan Floral Design…

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Annapolis' Biggest Deals of the Year: Midnight Madness

The highly anticipated holiday shopping event is back - Midnight Madness! For three Thursdays in December, visitors stroll through the festive streets of Historic Annapolis to take advantage of wallet-friendly deals at participating shops until midnight. This local tradition encompasses the charm…

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