Maryland Avenue Shopping

Evergreen Antiques & True Vintage: A Step Past Time

“Things” are often more than mere objects purchased, used, and passed on; they’re memories and life stories waiting to be shared. At Evergreen Antiques & True Vintage (69 Maryland Avenue) – a quaint shop located in the Annapolis Boutique District – Joanna Young shares “all loved things” with the…

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Garrett Park Guitars: Music for Life

Breedlove Guitars, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, C.F. Martin & Company, Gibson Brands Inc., Fender Guitars, …To Rick Hogue, these represent merely a few of the most famous guitar brands and manufacturers that have been a part of his life since an early age. Rick grew up in a musical home, and after…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this October

With the leaves changing colors and a crisp breeze blowing through Annapolis, it’s clear October has arrived. Though we’re all upset summer has ended, the coming of October doesn’t mean that things slow down here in Annapolis. From fall festivals and two of the world’s largest in-water boat shows to…

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The Annapolis Boutique District

Annapolis may be referred to as the “Sailing Capital of the U.S.” and known for its history, but did you know it is a shopper’s paradise? Here in Annapolis, you can find an array of shops that fit everyone’s styles. From eclectic boutique shops to quaint bookstores, and antique treasures to art…

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Third Eye Faithful

Community can be defined as fellowship; a sharing of common interests and goals with others. It can also be described as a group of people playing Dice Masters… or Heroclix… or any other tabletop game on a given day at Third Eye Games & Hobbies (209 Chinquapin Round Rd. Suite 400, Annapolis). I…

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Local by Design: A Shared Space Concept

In a virtual world where items are readily available with the tap of a button, tangible and visual elements have become all the more essential to creating personal shopping experiences in the real world. Local by Design, located on 109 Main Street, and recently at a second location in the Westfield…

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Spring Flower Show at Homestead Gardens

Spring is right around the corner, so what better way to welcome the coming warmer months than a beautiful Spring Flower Show at Homestead Gardens? I first met with Brian Riddle, President & CEO of Homestead Gardens (743 Central Ave, Davidsonville, MD 21035), to learn about the history of this…

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Foodie Holiday in Annapolis

The season to eat, drink and be merry is here to distract us from “other things” and Annapolis is the place to be for foodie holiday time. Share in the tradition of Midnight Madness, three nights of high-spirited shopping and dining downtown. Main Street, Maryland Avenue and the first block of West…

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Old Fox Books

Copernicus is the mouse who lives inside the front desk. The windows below and to the left of the register give passers-by a small glimpse into his home – his study in particular. He has a leather couch, a lamp, a painting of a sailboat, and of course, being the avid traveler and reader that…

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The WRABYN Girl

She’s elegant. Confident. Whimsical and full of energy. She’s focused. Constantly evolving, yet always true to herself. She’s the friend that turns shopping into an event; the professional that works long hours; the wife and mom that lives down the street. She’s “casual living with a stylish point…

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