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  • 5 Annapolis area events you absolutely ought to try

    5 Annapolis area events you absolutely ought to try

    There’s always something new to experience in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Here are a few activities you might want to treat yourself to in the lazy, hazy days of summer ahead. Wine and Dine Under the Stars – Enjoy an intimate evening of music, wine and pizza under the stars during Great Frogs Winery’s new Date Night. Held [...]

  • 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise to Benefit Anne Arundel County SPCA

    4th Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise to Benefit Anne Arundel County SPCA

    Harbor Queen goes to the dogs! Bring your dog for a cruise of Annapolis on Harbor Queen to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. The 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise is coming up on Thursday, July 21. Cruises on the Bay teamed up with the AACSPCA to plan a fun evening fundraiser on the water for dogs [...]

  • Excessive Heat Prompts Opening of Cooling Centers

    Excessive Heat Prompts Opening of Cooling Centers

    Anne Arundel County will be opening Cooling Centers starting today at 10 a.m. in response to expected oppressive heat, humidity and poor air quality over the next several days. The National Weather Service has forecasted temperatures as high as mid 90s, combining with humidity to make heat index values in excess of 105 degrees. The following locations will be available [...]

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Home to the US Naval Academy, “Naptown” is influenced by the military and collegiate traditions that come naval-academywith having a major military and world class academic institution within the city boundaries. From Commissioning Week, to home sporting events including Navy Football, to class reunions that sprinkle the weekends throughout the calendar, Annapolis is never too far from Navy’s influence.

Annapolis is also known as America’s Sailing Capital, but don’t forget the significant maritime history Annapolis has with power boats and fishing vessels. Annapolis provides access not only to the Chesapeake, but also to a wealth of rivers, creeks and inland bays ripe for exploring by kayak, canoe or stand udowntownp paddleboard.

Downtown Annapolis is famous for its historic inns and scenic streets, but along those streets are some of the finest restaurants the region has to offer. Maryland Avenue is long-treasured as one of downtown Annapolis’ best spots for shopping, dining, and experiencing the culture.

Eastport in Annapolis is a place unto itself, with yachts, art galleries, residents, spas, and restaurants. The bridge into Eastport takesP5040346 travelers from downtown Annapolis into the neighborhood. Watch for the tug of war between downtown Annapolis and Eastport to see who wins!

Additionally, here you’ll find a guide to Annapolis Towne Centre. Located in Parole, this consumer-utopia features an assortment of restaurants, shops and more all in one convenient location. Whether you need a few things at Target, are looking to tighten your tummy at the gym, or just want to sample a premium olive oil from Whole Foods, the Towne Centre makes all of this possible and more.

Annapolis Hotels

Loews Annapolis Hotel

Loews Annapolis Hotel

This Downtown hotel is less than one mile from the Naval Academy and just a mile from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The rooms are staid and modern and include free WiFi, armchairs and desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as 47-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some suites include living rooms and pull-out sofas, others include dining areas. Room service is available from the on-premise restaurant and bar. Amenities include a 24/7 business center and the 24/7 gym.

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The Westin Annapolis

The Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401

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O'Callaghan Hotel

O’Callaghan Hotel

174 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott

2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Architrex Tour of Annapolis

June 11 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 12:00 pm
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First Sunday Arts Festival

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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First Sunday of Each Month

Tides and Tunes Summer Concert Series

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 18, 2016

71st Annual Annapolis Crab Feast

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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4th of July Parade and Fireworks in Annapolis

June 27th, 2016|2 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides invites all residents to the Annapolis 4th of July parade and fireworks on Monday, July 4th. The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Amos Garrett Boulevard and proceed along West Street, [...]

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The best social posts from around Annapolis

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Now that the summer season is officially underway, it's important to take a look at some of the different social and cultural things going on around Annapolis. From the goings on at the colleges to [...]

6 facts about what’s going on in Annapolis this week

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

This week's social news roundup focuses on mostly some of the important cultural events. By "cultural events" is meant more events that represent the overall Annapolis culture rather than, like, ballet. We like to lay [...]

5 can’t miss events in Annapolis this week

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Each Monday we like to take a look at some of our favorite social posts for the coming week that highlight some of the best cultural and entertainment events the week has to offer. There [...]

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Commissioning week

May 18th, 2016|2 Comments

Newly commissioned Navy and Marine Corps officers toss their hats during the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2011 graduation and commissioning ceremony. The Class of 2011 graduated 728 ensigns and 260 Marine Corps 2nd [...]

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Blue Angels slated once again for Commissioning Week

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

  The United States Navy’s prized flight team, the Blue Angels, is bringing its one-of-a-kind aerial aerobatics back to the skies this spring and summer. The Blue Angels, which are internationally known for executing graceful [...]

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