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Four Rivers Heritage Area: Key to Meaningful History

Four Rivers Heritage Area (4Rivers)—its legal name is Annapolis, London Town & South County Heritage Area, Inc.—makes history come alive for Anne Arundel County residents and visitors. The organization will celebrate its 20 th birthday this October. It’s called “Four Rivers” because the South…

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Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, a World Away

Anne Arundel County's Department of Recreation and Parks is an impressive resource, for residents and visitors alike, to discover and reacquaint themselves with the great outdoors. Especially during the past year when many were drawn back to nature amid the pandemic. While many people are…

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Outdoor Dining Around the County

Davis' Pub at sunset looking onto Back Creek. Photo courtesy of Davis' Pub. I love an excuse for a road trip. Now that the summer heat is firmly behind us, the weather is perfect for dining outdoors. Which means it’s an ideal time to hit the road, touring the county with some stops for delicious al…

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AR Workshop Moves to Edgewater

Attention fans of DIY projects! AR Workshop Annapolis is celebrating its move to a brand new location - 15 Lee Airpark Drive, Edgewater - with a Grand Opening party slated for Thursday, May 23 from 5-8pm. If you are not familiar with this fun and creative company, this is the perfect time to learn…

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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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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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Pirate’s Cove and Big Mary’s Dock Bar

Galesville is an idyllic slice of heaven just 15 minutes south of Annapolis on the lovely West River. When you feel the need to just get away from traffic and the rush of daily life, a trip to Big Mary’s Dock Bar or Pirate’s Cove may be just the respite you need. Each time I visit Galesville, I am…

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Dining and Docking Options in South County

Okay – ready for a little adventure? Once you have discovered Annapolis and enjoyed its restaurants, bars, architecture, art galleries, and the Naval Academy Visitors Center, we suggest you get out of town! We invite you to discover the picturesque towns south of Annapolis (Southern Anne Arundel…

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