State officials toast Maryland’s “FeBREWary” at Annapolis Federal House

By |2019-02-06T17:07:35-05:00February 6th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis News, Articles|

Maryland craft brewers mingled with state officials including Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Federal House Bar & Grille, to toast Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, otherwise known as FeBREWary. The event, hosted by the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), is one of several this month aimed at celebrating [...]

Exploring Annapolis this January

By |2019-01-07T12:39:45-05:00January 7th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do|

On Nov. 1, 2018 -- just over two short months ago -- I moved to Annapolis. Eastport, to be more specific. My fiancé and I had been living on the coast of Delaware for about a year-and-a-half post-college graduation when he found a steady contract job in the Annapolis area, and I, naturally, made the [...]

Spending New Year’s Eve in Annapolis – 2019 Guide

By |2018-12-20T14:27:48-05:00December 20th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do|

Whether your New Year's resolutions were actually resolved, or whether you made any at all, everyone should plan to have one last fun, carefree night of the year -- And there are only so many nights of 2018 left. This year, New Year's Eve falls on a Monday, giving us the chance to set the [...]

The State House by Candlelight Brings Christmas to the Capital

By |2018-12-17T09:21:28-05:00December 17th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Downtown Annapolis|

There’s nothing more magical than Downtown Annapolis at Christmastime. The streets are positively covered in strings of lights and decorations. You can almost smell hot chocolate and cinnamon wafting out of each storefront. Even the boats at the dock manage to spread good tidings of cheer with their own impressive light displays. In other words, [...]

Annapolis is the place to be this holiday season. Here’s why.

By |2018-11-26T16:18:14-05:00November 26th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The holiday season was kicked off this week in Annapolis with the annual Grand Illumination tree-lighting ceremony. It was a not-too-cold November night on Sunday when the Annapolis Jaycees, later joined by Santa and Mrs. Clauses, handed out hot chocolate and candy canes while [...]

Celebrating Children’s Literature at St. John’s College Annapolis

By |2018-11-20T12:17:09-05:00November 20th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children|

This past weekend, the Caritas Society of St. John's College Annapolis held a fundraiser promoting Children’s Lit writers from around the area. The Caritas Society, formed in 1969 to raise funds for student book purchases and offer events that provide relationships between St. Johns and the larger community, has long held a Meet the Author [...]

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 [...]