Maryland Avenue Shopping

Shopping Local for Home Decor

A view down Maryland Avenue in Annapolis, a perfect street to shop for home decor during your visit to Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Earlier this year when quarantine first began, I felt fairly content because I’d spent many years cultivating a home that I love. Fast forward six…

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Christmas Marketplace in West Annapolis

In the past 10 years, I’ve had the good fortune to be in Europe over the Christmas holidays; once in Italy and once in Paris, France. In both locations, I was struck with how elaborate the holiday decorations are everywhere you go, and how strongly the Italians and Parisians embrace this particular…

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Annapolis Boutique Shopping

With temperatures warming up, it’s time to refresh your wardrobe for spring. Annapolis is home to many shopping choices, but especially boutiques. Supporting locally-owned small businesses is always a good idea and when you can score some amazing new pieces, it’s a win-win. Check out a boutique or…

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Take a Stroll Through West Annapolis

If you’re familiar with the staples of Annapolis like Main Street and City Dock, but looking for something a little more off the beaten path that offers all the great dining and shopping options of downtown, look no further than West Annapolis. This little-known Annapolis gem boasts nearly 300…

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West Annapolis Dining at Evelyn’s

West Annapolis is a delightful destination just a few minutes outside of Downtown Annapolis and within walking distance to Navy Stadium. Bounded by Weems Creek and the Severn River, the Village of West Annapolis is purposefully discreet to seemingly maintain its neighborhood charm. Laced with…

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The Food You're Missing in West Annapolis

Looking for an off-the-grid walking tour, a unique breakfast or brunch destination, an Asian lunch buffet, authentic Italian fare (including high-five pizza), Belgian-themed cuisine in a charming cottage setting, a bakery known for artisan breads, a Mexican eatery famous for its margaritas and a…

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What's New in the Annapolis Food Scene

For the past few years, it seems as though the Annapolis food scene has been putting out headline after headline around new restaurants opening, updated menus, and renovated dining establishment. This month is certainly no different, with updates to a local favorite dining hub at City Dock, and a…

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