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Escape Rooms: Beat the Clock & Beat the Heat

Mission Escape Rooms on West Street in Downtown Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Mission Escape. Social activities are taking on a new look this year due to a social distance necessity and an increase in our attention to cleanliness. Some events that are typically held outside have seen fewer changes…

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4 Highlights - Loving Everything Related to Books

"Books are our friends." My mother explained this to me at an early age. The pages of a book were not to be scribbled in, torn up, or folded. We visited the public library regularly and books were welcomed as gifts. To me, the feel and smell of a new book still continues to be extraordinary. The…

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Santa Claus Is in Town!

Annapolis offers a number of non-stressful choices for visiting the big man himself this holiday season. Ranging from the typical lap-sitting experience to more informal gatherings. Check out some of the jolly experiences we have around the county! Westfield Annapolis Mall At Westfield Annapolis…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Brass Tap

This month, on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, we’re talking age-old Christmas traditions. Mistletoe, eggnog, Kris Kringle, all that wonderful yada yada are wonderful, but there’s another tradition, nearly as ubiquitous that we’ll be exploring today. I call it the Husband Couch. We all know it well…

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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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Local by Design: A Shared Space Concept

In a virtual world where items are readily available with the tap of a button, tangible and visual elements have become all the more essential to creating personal shopping experiences in the real world. Local by Design, located on 109 Main Street, and recently at a second location in the Westfield…

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DD's Drink of the Month: Gin and Vodka at Stoney River

Stoney River Steakhouse & Grill – located in the Westfield Annapolis Mall – is my kind of place. It’s it both upscale and laid back, dark enough to make you feel cozy, and has enough wood and stone finishings that make you feel like you're almost in a beautiful, modern, comfy cabin. I'm immediately…

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3 Ways to Explore Annapolis in November

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, looking to take care of some early holiday shopping, or simply looking for a great event for the whole family, you’ll find something to pique your interest this November in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Experience the world’s longest tug of war across water, a…

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Girls Day Out

My five-year-old daughter Maggie is in preschool five mornings a week. This leaves me missing my time with her. (As a stay-at-home mom, I never thought I'd lament the day that one of my children was more independent, but I do!) So last Saturday I decided to somewhat remedy the situation by taking…

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