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Sip, Eat, & Shop at Midnight Madness

Pack up your troubles, put on a happy face, and head to downtown Annapolis to make merry at Midnight Madness. Now an annual holiday tradition, this unique event has drawn so many celebrants over the years that the event has grown from a single hit to a triple-header. This year, Midnight Madness…

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Where to Eat During the 2018 Spring Sailboat Show

It’s the eighth year for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, a popular in-water extravaganza that attracts sailors and their families to our picturesque harbor in the heart of downtown. The April 20-22 event occupies every inch of the parking lot as well as Ego Alley, so named because on weekends fancy…

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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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January Dining in Annapolis

Is cabin fever beginning to set in with all this cold recently? Feeling a little stir crazy? With winter in full force here in Annapolis, it’s nice to know locals and visitors alike can hunker down in one of the many restaurants to enjoy a meal, a drink, and even a warm fire. January dining in…

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One of a Kind Starbucks at Historic Maryland Inn

At the top of Main Street, just before you hit Church Circle, lies a hidden gem. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it. If I didn’t have a craving for a green tea Frappuccino light a while back, I would have easily walked right on by. Use the Maryland Inn as a marker. In fact, go in while you’re there. Down…

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Thank Goodness for the Treaty of Paris

Can you imagine what it would be like today if the thirteen colonies had lost the Revolutionary War? There would be no United States, and we would be living under British rule. Sounds like the basis for a new Netflix original, right? Well, happily we don’t have to imagine that unfortunate outcome…

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Romantic Restaurants in Annapolis for Every Couple

Valentine’s Day turns our thoughts to heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, red roses—and a romantic dinner with our significant other. Aware that the choice of a restaurant for such an occasion is influenced by age as well as wallet, we’ve come up with a variety of ideas on Annapolis restaurants…

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Hometown Hints for Hungry Early Risers

Patrons at Chick & Ruths Delly start the morning with the Pledge. “Ask the locals” is the oft-given advice to folks from out of town looking for a good place to dine. But if you’re an early riser searching for a favorite breakfast spot, many of the locals (referred to here as Annapolitans) may…

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