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The Art of Navy Football Tailgating

As everyone knows, tailgating is never an acceptable practice on our open streets and highways, but in the confines of the parking lots at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on game day, it can be loads of fun—and sometimes even pure magic. While not on a scale of schools ten times its size, there’s…

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A Naval Academy Tour You Might Not Know About

A tour of the United States Naval Academy is a “must-do” on the Annapolis sightseeing list. Only one place on “The Yard,” however, offers the most diverse and captivating tales of midshipmen past and present and figures from other facets of U.S. naval history. It’s probably also the least known…

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A Brief Tour of Government House

If you have ever walked in Downtown Annapolis, there is a good chance you passed the Government House. Situated in the center of historic Annapolis, adjacent to the State House, is Government House, the official residence of the governor of Maryland. Currently living in the home are Governor Larry…

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Historic Academies in Anne Arundel County

With the high school graduation festivities subsiding, most eager graduates are up to their eyeballs in college orientations, coordinating dorm room decorations, and planning out their first night as “free, young adults.” Since summer is fast approaching and the halls of the schools all around the…

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History of the Blue Angels

Each year during Commissioning Week for the United States Naval Academy, Annapolitans and out-of-town guests have their eyes glued to the sky during a Wednesday afternoon for the iconic Blue Angels air show. The spectacle has people staking out spots early in the day prior to the mid-afternoon start…

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5 Ways to Explore Annapolis in May

Spring is in full bloom here in Annapolis! It’s time to get outside and enjoy all the events, festivals, and activities happening throughout the month. From the anticipated arrival of the Blue Angels during Commissioning Week, to a Greek festival, it’s all happening in Annapolis this May! USNA…

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10 Caterers You Should Know About

There are tons of reasons to party in the Annapolis area; home of the United States Naval Academy, scene of the largest in-water sail and power boat shows, an active boating community and a population that thrives on celebrations of all kinds. Standards are high for the caterers I recommend in this…

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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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A Retreat at Annapolis Bed and Breakfasts

For those looking to visit Annapolis – or maybe you’re a local looking to book a staycation – there’s no better place to turn than the Annapolis Bed and Breakfasts in downtown. There are plenty of hotels and lodging options to choose from, but if you want the charm and comfort of a bed and…

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Celebrating Black History Month in Annapolis

Maryland is rich with history and has played home to a host of defining moments for our country. Annapolis is no different; you can find bits of history on almost every block. Maryland has been the setting for groundbreaking abolitionists and heroes of the Underground Railroad, to artists and…

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