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  • Public Works deputy director named 2016 Engineer of the Year

    Public Works deputy director named 2016 Engineer of the Year

    Greg Africa, the Deputy Director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Highways has been named the 2016 County Engineer of the Year by the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM).  The annual CEAM award recognizes and engineer each year for their dedication and service to their County and the association. “This honor is well [...]

  • County encourages individual preparedness for emergencies

    County encourages individual preparedness for emergencies

    September 18 th through 24 th 2016 is the National effort focusing on individual preparedness for September’s National Preparedness Month. The Office of Emergency Management encourages everyone to prepare for emergencies by taking the following steps; Know Your Risk: To search for general information about risks in your area, visit the Office of Emergency Management’s website Hazards page. Get Prepared: [...]

  • Opening night 2016 at ASO sold out

    Opening night 2016 at ASO sold out

    The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will kick off its 2016-17 season in grand style with its annual Opening Night Celebration at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on September 30 and October 1, 2016. The three-part celebration, which sold out on Monday September 12, includes a pre-concert cocktail reception, a symphony concert, and a post-concert champagne and dessert celebration where [...]

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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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Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis, MD 21401

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2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

The Maryland Renaissance Festival

August 27 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm

First Sunday Arts Festival

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

United States Sailboat Show

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm

United States Powerboat Show

October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm

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Midori joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for opening weekend

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD – Superstar violinist Midori joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2016-2017 season, September 30 and October 1. Entitled “Lovers and Dreamers,” Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead [...]

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Annapolis 10 Mile Race Road Closures – Delays Expected

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

  Annapolis, MD (8-23-16) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that more than 4,000 people will be in Annapolis on Sunday, August 28, 2016, for the 41st Annual Annapolis Ten Mile Run, organized by the Annapolis Striders, Inc, [...]

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Grace Period for Parking Citations in Annapolis Announced

August 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

Annapolis, MD (8-10-16) – In an effort to educate the public on new escalating fines for metered and residential parking in the city, Mayor Michael Pantelides announced a grace period for first time offenders will [...]

Annapolis Businesses Make This Year’s Inc. 5000 List

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD (8-19-16) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that six local businesses made Inc.’s annual 5000 list. Being on the list indicates that the company is growing quickly and is well prepared to expand in [...]

Bulldogs in Bikinis at SPCA’s Puppy Plunge

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Here's your chance to see a Pit Bull in a bikini or a Pekingese power munch a pie. Come to the 5th annual Puppy Plunge, a fundraiser to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County [...]

2016 Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival announced

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival will return to the Annapolis City Dock for another exciting year of cultural celebration. In its 27th year, the festival is a free event for [...]

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