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Following Italian, Chinese, and Mexican food, Japanese cuisine is currently the fourth most popular ethnic cuisine of America. However, before 1970, only a handful of large cities, along with the Japanese-American communities of Hawaii and California, had Japanese restaurants. Dining Japanese was definitely not in the mainstream. What changed all that? Sushi’s growing popularity, as… read more

The traditional cuisine of Japan is based on rice and miso soup, along with other dishes emphasizing seasonal ingredients. Tempura, consisting of seafood and vegetables deep-fried in a light batter, is also typical fare. Seafood is common, grilled or served raw as sashimi or sushi, and this is where Annapolis shines in terms of Japanese… read more

A thriving metropolis for artists and galleries, Annapolis was chosen as a Top 25 Arts Destination by American Style Magazine. Displaying the finest art Maryland’s capital can offer, the Annapolis Gallery Association will be holding its 27th Annual Annapolis Art Walk (AAW) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. Hosted annually by… read more

The Rotary Club will host the 72nd Annual Annapolis Crab Feast on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. This yearly event is known as the largest crab feast in the world, and it raises a significant amount benefitting community and cultural organizations in the region. The Annapolis Crab Feast… read more

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Captain Ed Darwin invites you to come aboard the Becky D II for terrific sport fishing in Annapolis this summer. Captain Ed has been offering charter fishing in the waters of the Middle and Upper Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, so he knows just where the lunkers are lurking. About the Becky D… read more

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On Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 10 a.m., the Schooner Woodwind will weigh anchor for an enjoyable Brunch Sail with acoustic guitarist Ernie Halter. If the prospect of morning sailing, acoustic music, and a light delicious brunch on the beautiful waters of Chesapeake Bay sounds wonderful, make sure to book this journey early. July’s Brunch… read more

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In the Heights was the Broadway show that put playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda in the spotlight. Nominated for 13 Tony Awards in 2008, Miranda’s production won Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations. It also won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and was nominated for the 2009 Pulitzer… read more

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The mission of the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) is to educate visitors of all ages about the city’s maritime heritage and Chesapeake Bay’s ecology.  From its beautiful waterfront location overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, AMM’s educational program serves more than 5,000 students from the Annapolis region every year, promoting environmental awareness and stewardship of the area’s… read more

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The history of Annapolis would be incomplete if the city’s maritime heritage on the Chesapeake Bay were not acknowledged. The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) was built in 1990 to house materials that commemorate and illustrate this important aspect of Maryland’s capital for the purpose of preservation, research, education, and enjoyment of the public. AMM is… read more

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From August 10 to September 9, 2017, the Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) will exhibit 2D and 3D pieces depicting a landscape from the Americas, the Caribbean, and Hawaii. Artists from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico were invited to submit their artwork for this 17th annual “American Landscapes” competition. American landscapes typically… read more