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Forward Brewing: Annapolis' First NanoBrewery

Photo courtesy of author. Ten years ago, a dream began. A dream that, many people have: “Let’s open a bar” or, more specifically, “Let’s open a brewery.” Cam and Claire Bowdren met while working in the nearby restaurant Vin 909, fell in love, got married and decided to open Annapolis’ first…

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Eastport Eats

Carrol's Creek Cafe. Photo courtesy of Bob Peterson. Coping with social distancing and the virus it’s intended to fight is having the silver lining of bringing the people in our community together in unusual ways that will continue to benefit us when the current crisis abates. If you live in…

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Top 6 Pizza Spots in Annapolis

Pizza is an American favorite and we all have our go-to spots. Although pizza is something we all love, not all slices are created equally. From unique artisan pizzas that are crisped to perfection in a brick oven to classic cheesy pies, Annapolis’ pizza scene has something for everyone. I was more…

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Rhea's Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

Although it hasn’t exactly felt like it, spring has arrived! If you haven’t broken out of your cocoon of cabin fever yet, it’s time to get back out to some of the local eateries that help make Annapolis great. In need of inspiration? Look no further! Follow me to some of my favorite spring spots…

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Vin 909: Come for the Food, Stay for the Atmosphere

If you’re searching for the perfect balance of refined dining and casual ambience this winter, look no further than Eastport’s Vin 909 Winecafé, nestled in a neighborhood just across the bridge from Downtown Annapolis. Named after the restaurant’s street number, and the French word for “wine”, Vin…

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Over the Bridges

View from Severn Inn Annapolis sits where the Severn River meets the Chesapeake Bay. When people talk about going over the bridge, they’re usually talking about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (official name: the Governor William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge). But in Annapolis, there are many…

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Over the Bridges

Annapolis sits where the Severn River meets the Chesapeake Bay. When people talk about going over the bridge, they’re usually talking about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (official name: the Governor William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge). But in Annapolis, there are many bridges to cross and with…

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Sipping Rosé in the Annapolis Springtime

Springtime is just gorgeous in Annapolis, as the town starts to wake up from its long winter’s nap, with sails unfurling, people hanging out near the water and flowers blooming in baskets and beds all over town. Those colorful flowers make me think of just one thing: rosé. The pink wine, not the…

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