Tagged: Annapolis

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It’s That Time of Year Again: Maryland Renn Fest!

The fabled Maryland Renaissance Festival is here again and this year the storyline is ever-so-scandalous! The Renn Fest is located in Crownsville, MD (very close to Annapolis, MD) and started in late August and will continue to run on weekends through...

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Long Weekend Excursion: Annapolis, MD

The best thing about the DC, Maryland, Virginia Metro area? The access! Not only do DMV residents enjoy the intricacies of the District and its many distinctive neighborhoods, the delights of nearby NOVA, and the very best of Montgomery County,...

Irish dancers (Giuseppe Milo via Flickr)

Annapolis Irish Festival Promises Fun for the Whole Clan

They say everyone is Irish once a year. Well, around Annapolis way, let’s make that twice a year, at least for the hearty souls who venture out to the Annapolis Irish Festival each summer. This year’s party happens from July...

The Birchmere (Amon via Flickr)

5 Suburban Music Venues to Check Out This Year

Yes, rock ’n’ roll is thought to be a city thing, and it is. But where do you think half the people currently living in the city, the concert ticket-buying public at least, come from? OK, likely more than half?...

Annapolis City Dock (m01229 via Flickr)

Set Sail for the Maryland Seafood Festival This Weekend

Seafood-loving renters in the Washington, D.C., region are lucky to be nestled next to the Potomac River, and they’re just as lucky to be within a relatively short driving distance of the mighty Chesapeake Bay. With summer winding down, I...

Maryland Renaissance Festival (Jeff Kubina via Flickr)

Step Back in Time at the Maryland Renaissance Festival

With “Game of Thrones” so popular these days, and with the recent success of the “Harry Potter” and “Lord of the Rings” movies, more people than ever are showing their inner fantasy nerd. Fantasy geeks and sci-fi nerds don’t really...

Crabs (Brent Moore via Flickr)

Summertime in Maryland Means Crabs

What is Maryland known for? The Mason Dixon line? Sure. The Ravens? Yeah, yeah. Cal Ripken? Him too. A storied state basketball team currently on the downside? Check. Ocean City? Uhm hmm. OK, Scott, where are you going with this,...

Andrew Skudder via Flickr

Dublin Up: Annapolis Irish Festival Adds Second Day

In the Annapolis area, there are two occasions when everyone and anyone can pretend to be Irish. St. Patrick’s Day of course, and these days, the Annapolis Irish Festival. This will be the fourth year for the greenest festival this...

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Walk Scores for the Metro Maryland Area

We’ve done them for the city and Arlington, so now it’s time we did them for suburban Maryland: walk scores. (And yes, we’ll get to the rest of Northern Virginia soon.) While not quite as walkable as D.C. or Arlington...