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3 hours ago

Prince George's Restaurant Week Underway

Prince George's Restaurant Week Underway

The weather isn't exactly warming up just yet, but at least some delicious dishes are, thanks to Prince George’s County’s Restaurant Week (now through March 8). Read »

4 minutes ago

Philly Flower Show & Magic Gardens

Philly Flower Show & Magic Gardens

Philadelphia: home of the Liberty Bell, brotherly love, cheesesteaks and... gardens? Yes, gardens. Philly also houses the Philadelphia Flower Show and the Magic Gardens. Be sure to visit both...after grabbing a... Read »

3 hours ago

Wolf Trap Announces Summer Lineup

Wolf Trap Announces Summer Lineup

Some big names are heading to Wolf Trap in Northern Virginia this summer. Read »

3 hours ago

Bringing Back the Taste of Frederick

Bringing Back the Taste of Frederick

The annual Taste of Frederick event used to dish up seriously delicious food and fun for the community -- at least until the recession hit in 2008. But it's returning this summer with a grand slam event... Read »

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 5:23 PM

Find D.C.-Area Ice Skating Rinks

Find D.C.-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 »

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 4:01 PM

A "Dog Dogs"' World: Del. Exhibit

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A new exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum will feature photographs of Elliott Erwitt's most memorable mutt mugs, spanning decades. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 1:21 PM

Experience Winter Wildlife Via Sea

Experience Winter Wildlife Via Sea

Although it's winter, a trip to the beach can still be lots of fun. It is the perfect time to experience winter wildlife around Virginia Beach. Read »

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 4:58 PM

2015 Bluegrass Jam in Richmond

2015 Bluegrass Jam in Richmond

Although a cold front is gripping the D.C. area, you may be itching to get out of the house. If so, head down to the Richmond Bluegrass Jam this Saturday, an all-day -- and INDOOR -- music fest featuring 30... Read »

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Savor, Sip and Style Home Show in Ellicott City

Savor, Sip and Style Home Show in Ellicott City

You don't have to be in the running for a new home remodel to enjoy a good home show. The Savor, Sip and Style Home Show in Ellicott City, Maryland features food and wine tastings, fashion shows and, of course... Read »

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month Around D.C.

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month Around D.C.

Black History Month isn't over yet! There are still plenty of local exhibitions, performances and activities keeping the celebration alive. Check out our list of local activities and events to expand your... Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. 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: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.