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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 4:28 PM

10 Tips for Visiting New Museum of African American History

10 Tips for Visiting New Museum of African American History

Here are 10 tips for making the most out of your visit to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening Saturday, Sept. 24. Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 1:52 PM

100 Things to Do This Summer in the DC Area

100 Things to Do This Summer in the DC Area

You have three months to get outside, see the sights, host some barbecues and much more -- here are 100 ways to make the most of the summer. Read »

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 1:58 PM

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week Returns Aug. 19-28

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week Returns Aug. 19-28

More than 50 Alexandria eateries will serve discounted lunch and dinner dishes to food lovers during the area's annual Summer Restaurant Week from Aug. 19-28. Read »

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 2:12 PM

Summer Concert Guide: The Can't-Miss Music This Season

Summer Concert Guide: The Can't-Miss Music This Season

Check out some noteworthy performances hitting the D.C. area this summer. Read »

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:38 AM

Lebron James' 'The Wall' Holds Casting Calls in Md., Va.

Lebron James' 'The Wall' Holds Casting Calls in Md., Va.

"The Wall," an NBC show executive produced by NBA star LeBron James, is holding casting calls in Maryland and Virginia next week. Read »

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:08 PM

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Prep your picnic baskets, round up your friends and get ready for summer movie season in the DMV. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:01 AM

Maryland State Fair Planning Pokemon Go Contests, Prizes

Maryland State Fair Planning Pokemon Go Contests, Prizes

The Maryland State Fair is embracing Pokemon Go. Read »

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:51 AM

County Fairs in the DMV: Find Yours Fast!

County Fairs in the DMV: Find Yours Fast!

County fairs are a summertime staple, even in the busy DMV -- escape the city for a day trip to one of the surrounding areas, or celebrate your own county. Read »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 1:55 PM
Burtons Grill & Bar Opens Second Location in No. Va.

Burtons Grill & Bar Opens Second Location in No. Va.

The restaurant Burtons Grill & Bar, which serves traditional American fare, is opening a second Northern Virginia location Monday in Sterling. Dylyn Coolidge of the restaurant showed News4's Eun Yang how to make... Watch »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 7:53 PM
Pike District's Effect on Traffic, Shopping and Dining in Montgomery Co.

Pike District's Effect on Traffic, Shopping and Dining in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County is redeveloping the area around White Flint Mall into a community called the Pike District. Chris Gordon reports on the effect on traffic, shopping and dining out in the county. Watch »

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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.