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Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Visit National Parks for Free This Weekend

Visit National Parks for Free This Weekend

This weekend, the National Park Service will waive admission fees for all national parks. The free admission weekend is a part of National Park Week, which runs through April 27 Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM

'Fire on the Water' Festival in AC

'Fire on the Water' Festival in AC

Atlantic City is starting summer with a two-day festival featuring The Firefighter Combat Challenge and "Guns versus Hoses" boxing. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Baltimore's annual Highlandtown Wine Festival will feature fine wines, delectable Italian food and more. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

Experience the most technically advanced digital theater in the world at the Science Museum of Virginia. The Dome is a new 360-degree screen powered by five projectors and 40 computer servers. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 8:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Mountaintop Stay in the Pocono Mountains

A Mountaintop Stay in the Pocono Mountains

You don't have to be a member of the private Lake Naomi Club to get membership perks. Just stay at the Mountaintop Lodge and reep the benefits. Read »

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 10:44 AM
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By Alana Wise

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Bacon enthusiasts, unite! (At a slow pace, since you'll probably be too full to walk.) Read »

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Restaurant Week Comes to Prince George's County

Restaurant Week Comes to Prince George's County

Can't decide what to make for dinner tonight? Well, here's your chance to check out some of the great dining options in Prince George's County. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Laurita Winery welcomes you to New Jersey and plenty of two-stepping dancing parties. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Laurita Winery

We traveled off the beaten path to a small town with a big winery: Laurita Winery... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Roadside Barbecue at the Pit Stop in Aldie, Va.

Gilberts Corner in Aldie, Va., is just your average roundabout located in Loudoun County with one added bonus, a roadside barbecue stop called The Pit Stop. 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 as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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