Store We Adore: Sparrow

198 West St., Annapolis, Md.Annapolis, Md., is not known for its edge. Legislators in Maryland’s capital walk the cobblestone streets in conservative suits, their crispness outdone only by the midshipmen in dress whites from the nearby Naval Academy. Boutiques in Colonial-era buildings feature nautical themes. Each spring, local yacht club members burn their socks to celebrate the beginning of sailing season. All that tradition hasn’t stopped Gabrielle and Scott Herbst from infusing some funkiness into the centuries-old city. First, they took over the Asian-fusion eatery Tsunami. And in 2014, Gabrielle opened Sparrow, a jewel-box–size store featuring cutting-edge designers and handmade wares.  Avian Origins The Herbsts opened Sparrow when Gabrielle, a former makeup artist and art history major, felt a push to do something creative after working as a restaurant bookke

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