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Annapolis City Dock Named as a “Best of D.C. Life” Attraction

Annapolis, MD (11-1-11) Annapolis City Dock is being touted by a Washington Post publication as “Best of D.C. Life,” directing visitors to the historic Market House, Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial and Ego Alley.

The Express, a news, entertainment, arts and lifestyle magazine, wrote, “It’s rare to find a place where past and present coexist as peacefully as City Dock, the hub of Annapolis’ historic district.”
The “Best of 2011” article lists attractions, landmarks, day trips and museums, including the National Gallery of Art, the Newseum and the Turkish Embassy as the best of D.C. Life for 2011 along with Annapolis City Dock.

“I thank The Express for recognizing our City Dock and Market House as being among the best attractions in the D.C. area,” Mayor Cohen said.  “This recognition reaffirms that downtown Annapolis has an enduring appeal and world-class charm.”

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