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Kristin is a writer and photographer from the Annapolis area who spends her time between there and Ocean City, Maryland. She loves getting reader-submitted stories and photos, so send her an email anytime. She also works part-time at the Art League of Ocean City and the Ocean City Film Festival and lives just off the peninsula with her dog and fiancé. Her photos can be found on Instagram @oc_kristin.

Annapolis Fire Department Provides Sailing Safety Tips

By |2019-04-11T10:20:44-04:00April 11th, 2019|Annapolis Boating & Fishing|

As the weather continues to warm, sailing and sunshine draw many residents and visitors to Annapolis’ public and private sailing locales.  According to Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes, “It can be very challenging to respond to emergencies out on the water. A small amount of preparation and prevention are invaluable.” The Annapolis Fire Department urges [...]

City of Annapolis to host its first “Safe Spring Break”

By |2019-04-10T13:20:35-04:00April 10th, 2019|Annapolis Family & Children|

The City of Annapolis Mayor’s office will host the first “Safe Spring Break” event at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center during Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ 2019 Spring Break on April 18, 19 and 20. The initiative will provide a safe space for children during the break from school, but will also provide enriching activities. “We [...]

Annapolis to Host Free “Flowers Festival” at “Pip” Moyer Center with Food, Salsa Music

By |2019-04-04T14:32:52-04:00April 4th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events|

On Saturday, April 6 from 5 to 10 p.m., the City of Annapolis will host a “Flowers Festival” at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center. The event is for all ages and is free to the public. At the event, guests can enjoy a beautiful show of folkloric dance from Hispanic countries including Spain, Mexico, Panama and [...]

Easter in Annapolis: Egg Hunts, Easter Bunny Sightings, Sunday Brunch and More

By |2019-04-02T10:25:44-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children|

A late Easter this year means that all the trees and flowers in Annapolis should be fully in bloom by the time the spring holiday rolls around. The air might even be warm enough for us to stroll around downtown, by the water and on our way to all the egg hunts and brunches in [...]

This April in Annapolis

By |2019-04-01T11:55:46-04:00April 1st, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events|

The flowers are blooming, the weather is finally warming up and everyone's ready to get outside and sail away. And then sail right back to Annapolis, of course, because April marks the start of outdoor festival season in the region. There's a little something here for everyone, from books to chicken wings to a friendly [...]

Naval Academy Presents 53rd Annual International Ball

By |2019-04-02T11:32:36-04:00March 26th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, USNA|

Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Academy’s 53rd annual International Ball and ceremony to be held Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall; doors will open at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public, ages 18 and up. Tickets are required and can be purchased for $21 each until [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Road Closures Begin at 1 p.m. March 10

By |2019-03-05T14:51:34-04:00March 5th, 2019|Transportation|

Annapolis, MD (March 5, 2019) – The City’s biggest parade of the year – the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Parade – will take place on Sunday, March 10 beginning at 1 p.m. starting at Amos Garrett Blvd. and West Street. The parade includes more than 100 entrants and is expected to draw up to 7,000 people [...]

Annapolis Film Festival releases its four-day film slate

By |2019-03-05T14:37:45-04:00March 5th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Film Festival|

The 7th Annual Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) has revealed its full slate of more than 70 films from over 25 countries. The festival will be held March 21-24, 2019, with screenings at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis Elementary School, St. John’s College and Asbury United Methodist Church. This year’s festival theme: Truth in [...]

This Month in Annapolis: March Events and Things to Do

By |2019-02-27T10:58:27-04:00February 27th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Film Festival, Annapolis Things to Do|

They say that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, and it's certainly been lion-like here in Annapolis with gray skies, chilly temps and a bracing wind chill; our fingers are crossed that the lamb arrives soon with sunnier days and warmer weather. But regardless of what it's like outside, March [...]

Upcoming March Events Could Impact Downtown Annapolis Traffic

By |2019-02-27T10:28:47-04:00February 27th, 2019|Transportation|

Annapolis, MD (February 26,2019) – The first weekend in March will be busy for residents and visitors to the City of Annapolis. The Women’s Unity March on Saturday, March 2 (1 to 3 p.m.) and the Mardi Gras Celebration at Market Space on Sunday, March 3 (12 to 5 p.m.) are expected to bring crowds [...]