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Small Business Saturday Shop Small
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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Pumpkins Agri-tourism Maryland
AgricultureEventsTourism

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Crisp, autumn days are here and Maryland’s fall agri-tourism season has started. Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder encourages all Marylanders to get out on a farm to experience

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Civil War History Cannon
HistoryTourism

As the leaves change color and the weather starts to turn, fall becomes the perfect time to explore Maryland’s role in the Civil War. Here at Maryland Commerce, we encourage visitors to take a weekend trip to one of our state’s local Civil War sites and learn more about the

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Maryland Crabs
AgricultureTourism

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new initiative focused on promoting Maryland’s outstanding seafood to domestic and international travelers. The Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail, which kicks off this month in celebration of National Seafood Month, features a virtual tour highlighting more than 100 of the state’s seafood restaurants, as

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maryland coastal tourism
Maryland EconomyTourism

Visitors to Maryland spent $17.3 billion on travel expenses in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, according to a report released today by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. In addition, Maryland welcomed more than 42 million visitors in 2016,

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Washington Inn Tavern Princess Anne
ProfilesTourism

For more than 270 years, the Washington Inn and Tavern has served as a headquarters for the Princess Anne community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It was only fitting that when a prospective owner decided to revitalize the vacant historic structure to its former glory, he took on the immense task

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Mountain Maryland Restaurant Week
Tourism

Guest feature: Caitlin Squires works with the Allegany County Department of Tourism. Follow Mountain Maryland on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Restaurant Week on Facebook and Instagram. Allegany County will host its debut Restaurant Week this September 8-17, joining the ranks of numerous other Maryland counties and hundreds of cities across the

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South Mountain Welcome Center Maryland
Tourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism recently announced that beginning July 1, all eight state-operated welcome centers have expanded service to operate seven days a week. Located in every region of Maryland, the welcome centers are staffed with certified travel counselors who offer statewide tourism and travel information, hotel reservation assistance,

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DelFest Crowd Festival
EntertainmentEventsTourism

With three stages, 35 bands, and a special guest appearance by country music star Dierks Bentley, the 10th anniversary of DelFest will go down in Allegany County history. “Everyone seems to say it was the best one yet,” said Barb Buehl, director of Allegany County Tourism. Held each year at

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Harford County House of Cards
ArtsArtsEntertainmentJob CreationMaryland EconomyTourism

Season five of House of Cards debuted on Netflix this week, offering 13 new episodes of the popular political drama. Filmed in Maryland, the series provides locals the opportunity to take on roles as extras, spot a celebrity out and about, or recognize their neighborhoods in televised scenes. In addition

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