Historic Annapolis Museum and Store to close for renovations

By |2019-01-28T09:27:17-04:00January 25th, 2019|Annapolis News, Downtown Annapolis|

Effective on Jan. 31, 2019, the Historic Annapolis Museum and Store located at 99 Main Street will close for renovations and will reopen with a new exhibit in 2020. The museum and store will temporarily relocate to its former home at 77 Main Street, where it will open in early February 2019.  The Historic Annapolis [...]

Photos: January 13, 2019 Snowstorm in Annapolis ❄

By |2019-01-15T11:47:21-04:00January 14th, 2019|Downtown Annapolis, Eastport|

Snow day: Anne Arundel County Public Schools were canceled for snow and icy conditions on Monday, Jan. 14. The all-day Sunday snowstorm continued well into the early hours of Monday morning, and what looked like about 4-5 inches of snow coated the ground throughout Annapolis by the time the sun came up.  The jury is [...]

The State House by Candlelight Brings Christmas to the Capital

By |2018-12-17T09:21:28-04:00December 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, [...]

A rainy morning in downtown Annapolis

By |2017-10-16T09:34:18-04:00October 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 |2016-12-07T07:43:41-04:00November 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 |2016-11-17T09:48:01-04:00November 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 |2016-12-07T07:43:41-04:00August 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 |2016-12-07T07:43:42-04:00May 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 |2016-12-07T07:43:42-04:00May 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 |2016-12-07T07:43:46-04:00February 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 [...]