Guide to Thanksgiving in Annapolis 2018

By |2018-11-10T19:02:09-05:00November 10th, 2018|Annapolis Restaurants & Bars, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Dine, Uncategorized|

There's no better place to spend Thanksgiving than in Annapolis, Maryland. We've known this to be true for many years, but even national news sources will back us up on this one: Last year, Annapolis was named one of the 30 perfect alternative holiday getaways by U.S. News, who cited our town's "striking coastal scenery," "delicious [...]

Whose house for Thanksgiving?

By |2018-11-08T12:14:10-05:00November 6th, 2018|Annapolis Real Estate|

Every Thanksgiving, my family and I head to my brother’s house for dinner. We’ve known for years that Barbara, his mother-in-law, has the best Thanksgiving recipes hands down. My kids always drive, take the train, or fly home from college and return to Annapolis, our hometown, in order to eat this Thanksgiving meal. The menu is always the same -- savory [...]

In Celebration of Rob Hiaasen: His Life and Words

By |2018-10-29T16:57:09-04:00October 29th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis News, Articles|

On October 19, 2018 family, friends and colleagues joined together to celebrate the life and the words of Rob Hiaasen with the release of his final novel. For the last few years, Rob had been working on the story. After his death on June 28 during a shooting in the Capital Gazette’s newsroom, publisher Kevin [...]

This Week in Annapolis: Tug ‘o War!

By |2018-10-29T16:41:51-04:00October 29th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

Happy Halloween! All the events I've been posting about for the last month (or more?) have been slowly but surely leading up to the spookiest night of the year. (And the day of the year that Americans will spend the most money for, after Christmas, with this year's spending expected to reach $9 billion -- [...]

This Week in Annapolis: It’s a howlin’ good time

By |2018-10-22T15:38:29-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

Jack Frost has arrived... But don't let that stop you from attending all the ghost tours, haunted hayrides and pumpkin patches begging to be visited this time of year.  Save the Bay: Later this week, drivers will be able to purchase the newest Chesapeake Bay license plate that depicts a blue crab and the Bay [...]

A stroll through the First Sunday Arts Festival

By |2018-10-19T11:14:56-04:00October 19th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Shopping, Shop, West Street|

On the first Sunday of each month from May through November, a portion of West Street is shut down for the aptly named First Sunday Arts Festival. On and off over the last 18 years, the First Sunday Arts Fest has occupied the Arts District of Annapolis starting on West Street and now spilling over [...]

Mayor Buckley swears in new fire fighters and police officers

By |2018-10-19T11:01:19-04:00October 18th, 2018|Annapolis News|

Annapolis, MD (10-18-2018) – 12 new firefighters have joined the ranks of the Annapolis Fire Department in recent weeks, including the two additional firefighters that were sworn in by Mayor Gavin Buckley on Thursday, Oct. 18. The two new firefighters join 10 recently sworn in firefighters who took the oath of service during the October 8 [...]

Annapolis water taxi service winds down for the season

By |2018-10-17T12:42:19-04:00October 17th, 2018|Annapolis News, Annapolis Things to Do|

(Annapolis, MD) – The Annapolis Water Taxi, owned and operated by Watermark, is winding down service for the 2018 season. Daily Water Taxi service ends Sunday, Oct. 21, accommodating snow birds who will be heading south on their boats soon now that the Boat Shows are over. The Water Taxi will continue to operate on [...]

This Week in Annapolis: Sins, Secrets and Historic Hauntings

By |2018-10-15T10:17:01-04:00October 15th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

We've got a busy week ahead of us. Although the famed annual U.S. Sailboat Show, followed by the U.S. Powerboat Show (see photos of the latter here), will be wrapped up as of today, there's no break when it comes to all of Annapolis' goings-on this season.  Get in the Halloween spirit this weekend at [...]