A rainy morning in downtown Annapolis

By | 2017-10-16T09:34:18-04:00 October 16th, 2017|Downtown Annapolis|

Downtown Annapolis is beautiful in any weather, even on a misty October morning when the harbor is gated-off for the U.S. Powerboat Show. Here are a few photos from an early morning walk around DTA.  All the remnants of the Powerboat Show, soon to be taken down until next year. The brick [...]

Arts Alliance Pop-up Shop

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:41-05:00 November 29th, 2016|Downtown Annapolis, News|

The Annapolis Arts Alliance has opened its Second Annual Holiday Gallery and Gift Shop at 63 West Street in Annapolis’s arts district. A showcase of work by 24 local artists, the shop is open afternoons and evenings from Wednesday 11-6, Thursday 1-midnight, Friday 1-10, Saturday 11-10 and Sunday 1-6 through Christmas Eve. Exciting new paintings [...]

Annapolis Offers Holiday Parking Benefits

By | 2016-11-17T09:48:01-05:00 November 17th, 2016|Articles, Downtown Annapolis, News|

Annapolis, MD (11-17-16) To support Annapolis businesses, Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the return of popular parking options this holiday season as well as changes designed to improve the downtown holiday experience for both drivers and pedestrians. The changes were made in consultation with SP+, the city’s comprehensive parking management firm. “Annapolis is known as one [...]

Yappy Hour: Corned Beef and Cosmos for the Cause

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:41-05:00 August 5th, 2016|Annapolis Restaurants & Bars, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Pet Friendly Annapolis|

As if Annapolitans need one more reason to eat and drink, this offer comes with a bonus – your indulgences benefit homeless animals. Each Thursday through mid-September, Fado Irish Pub hosts Yappy Hour from 5 – 7 pm. The dog-friendly restaurant contributes 20 percent of all sales on their spacious, lovely patio to the SPCA of Anne [...]

Commissioning week

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:42-05:00 May 18th, 2016|Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, USNA|

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 lieutenants at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad Runge/Released) [...]

Blue Angels slated once again for Commissioning Week

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:42-05:00 May 17th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Downtown Annapolis, USNA|

  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 maneuvers, flawless flight formations, and death-defying displays at insane speeds, are set to fly a full schedule throughout 2016 that [...]

Excellent Exploration: African-American History In Annapolis

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:46-05:00 February 24th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Black History Month, Downtown Annapolis, Visit-Annapolis|

You cannot separate the history of Annapolis from the rich history of the African-American community who made up one-third of the city's population during the 19th century, and there is no better way to explore that history than taking a walking tour offered by Annapolis Tours by Watermark. Julie Brasch, Mistress Julie as she has been [...]

Once A Year Public Opportunity: African American Heritage Tour

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:46-05:00 February 5th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Black History Month, Downtown Annapolis, Visit-Annapolis|

Annapolis Tours’ African American Heritage Tour Thurgood Marshall African American HeritageTwo hour walking tour of Annapolis’ historic district  in honor of Black History Month Saturday, February 20 at 1 pm Watermark is proud to offer this tour – available year-round to groups – to the general public during this special month. Presented in partnership with [...]

Fringe Festival Celebrates the Alternative Arts September 26

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:46-05:00 September 1st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Fringe Festival|

The Fringe Festival concept may have been born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but the phenomenon has spread like wildfire the last several years to cities all over the globe. Now hundreds of local Fringe Festivals take place each year, including right here in Downtown Annapolis. According to the Annapolis Arts and Entertainment District website, "'fringe' is a [...]

This week in Annapolis: August 28 – September 3, 2015

By | 2016-12-07T07:43:46-05:00 August 31st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Articles, Downtown Annapolis|

By LeAnn McDowell Heading to Annapolis this week? Here are a few things to check out: -The Maryland Renaissance Festival is taking over Annapolis starting this weekend, August 29th and 30th and will continue to dominate through October 25th. The festival is the 2nd largest in the country and it’s one of Annapolis’ premier outdoor [...]