Antiques

Step along the 18th-century cobbled streets of Maryland Avenue, an antique lover's dream. Whether your dream find is nineteenth-century porcelain, an Eames side chair, or a 1970s fringed jacket, there are plenty of places to hunt in Anne Arundel County. Head south and pick your way through a series of shops and stores that wind their way through rural south county along the Vintage Loop; each shop has its own specialty and vibe. North, south, east, and west- Anne Arundel County will delight you with unique finds for hearth and home. Seek out vintage finds and new decor in West Annapolis or head to Edgewater for the start of the antique road.

Current Scoop on the Vintage Loop

Article Updated: November 23rd, 2021 to reflect December Holiday Pop Up Market. Captain Harvey’s Antiques , once a country store, is chock full of irresistible antiques and collectibles. Photo courtesy of Captain Harvey’s. Now that we’ve gotten all of the...

Annapolis Maritime Antiques

Visitors and residents of Annapolis who look longingly at the handmade furniture in the Hammond-Harwood House or who think that Crate and Barrel is their only option for purchasing rustic or nautical furnishings should visit Annapolis Maritime Antiques (AMA) in Eastport. The...

Evergreen Antiques, History of the Find

Evergreen Antiques and True Vintage has been a Maryland Avenue mainstay since 2001. Owner, Joanna Young offers a curated sampling of unique and vintage clothing as well as antique books, art, jewelry and home furnishings. You simply cannot leave her store without feeling the pull...

Antiquing in Anne Arundel County

A timely array of political buttons adorns one of the shelves at Silk Road Antiques. Image courtesy of the author. Scouring an antique store is the modern-day version of a treasure hunt. Whether your dream find is nineteenth-century porcelain, an Eames side chair or a 1970s...

The Annapolis Boutique District

Annapolis may be referred to as the “Sailing Capital of the U.S.” and known for its history, but did you know it is a shopper’s paradise? Here in Annapolis, you can find an array of shops that fit everyone’s styles. From eclectic boutique shops to...

For The Love of Used Bookshops

Visiting used bookshops - what a dreamy assignment for a former librarian, lifetime avid reader (who learned by example from her mother), blogger, writer, and book club member. Perhaps you may be inspired by the descriptions of these unique local businesses that buy and sell...

Old Fox Books

Copernicus is the mouse who lives inside the front desk. The windows below and to the left of the register give passers-by a small glimpse into his home – his study in particular. He has a leather couch, a lamp, a painting of a sailboat, and of course, being the avid...