Tagged: Annapolis

Bethesda Maryland. Credit: ehpien on flickr creative commons

Moving from D.C. to Maryland

There are perks to living in Washington, D.C., but if you want a change of scenery, you might consider moving to Maryland. Below are some of the reasons why Maryland might be a good fit for you.   Activities Traveling from Maryland...

Sunrise over Annapolis. Credit: Charlie Stinchcomb on flickr creative commons

Living in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County is a large county in Maryland that is named after Lady Anne Arundel, a member of the ancient Arundel family, and Cecilius Calvert’s wife. Annapolis is a part of the county, which means there are always fun things...

Couple dresses up for Maryland Renaissance Fair

2017 Maryland Renaissance Festival

Go back in time at the 2017 Maryland Renaissance Festival this fall! The festival is open on the following days: August 26, 27 September 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,...

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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...

Shopping in Annapolis

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...