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Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:10 PM

National Harbor Restaurant Week Kicks Off Jan. 14

National Harbor Restaurant Week Kicks Off Jan. 14

National Harbor Restaurant Week is coming up this Saturday running from Jan. 14 to Jan. 20. Read »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 4:24 PM

Find DC-Area Ice Skating Rinks

Find DC-Area Ice Skating Rinks

Grab your friends, family or special date and lace up your skates! We've picked out the top ice skating rinks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia for you to explore. Read »

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 8:50 AM
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By Jessica Glazer

Highlights From the 2017 Harbin Ice Festival in China

In frigid northeast China, one city kicks off the 33rd Harbin International Ice... View gallery »

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:03 PM

U2 to Play Full 'Joshua Tree' Album on Stadium Tour

U2 to Play Full 'Joshua Tree' Album on Stadium Tour

Powered by singles "With or Without You," ''Where The Streets Have No Name" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," ''The Joshua Tree" became the band's first chart-topping album in the U.S. Read »

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 8:45 PM

MGM National Harbor Brings in More Than $40M in December

MGM National Harbor casino generated almost $42 million in revenue in its first month, helping Maryland casinos have a record month in December. Read »

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:37 PM

Brunch Is on the Menu for DC Restaurant Week

Brunch Is on the Menu for DC Restaurant Week

Rejoice, brunch lovers (meaning, pretty much everyone)! The next Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week will include great deals on brunch for the first time at participating restaurants. Read »

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:36 PM

Aquarium in NJ Welcomes Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatchling

As hospitals welcomed the first babies of 2017, the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey, greeted its own new arrival: a baby loggerhead sea turtle.

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:37 PM

10 Sensational NY Theater Performances of 2016

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 6:11 AM

Welcoming 2017: Your Ultimate NYE Roundup

Welcoming 2017: Your Ultimate NYE Roundup

It’s time to ring in the New Year, so why not make it fun? Leave 2016 behind with these dining options, parties, clubs and family-themed events in the D.C. area. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 5:48 AM

All Virginia State Parks Open for Free on New Year's Day

All Virginia State Parks Open for Free on New Year's Day

Nature lovers, rejoice. All of Virginia's 37 state parks will be offering free admission on New Year's Day. Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.