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Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 2:03 PM

Best Waterfront Bars From Georgetown to Annapolis

Best Waterfront Bars From Georgetown to Annapolis

A cold beer or frozen drink on a hot afternoon cures all. The only thing better? Enjoying that icy libation while taking in a beautiful waterfront sunset. Read »

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:58 AM
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By William Shermaniii

Your Summer DMV Concert Roundup

There are countless performances to look forward to this summer in the D.C. area.... See Full Gallery »

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By Carissa Dimargo, Marina di Marzo, Trey Sherman, Cheryl Thompson, Kinsey Grant

Best DMV Summer Ever: 99 Days of Fun

#BESTDMVSUMMER: Want to make this your best summer ever? You got it. We're dishi... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 3:19 PM

Beachy Fun + Culture: Boardwalk Art Show

Beachy Fun + Culture: Boardwalk Art Show

Back in 1956, the first official Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show was held; this year, they're celebrating its 60th year with plenty of activities, fun and food expected. Fish tacos, anyone? Read »

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 at 3:33 PM

The Ultimate Nats & Orioles Summer Guide

The Ultimate Nats & Orioles Summer Guide

Check out our roundup of all the freebies, specials and promotions offered at Nationals Park and Camden Yards this summer. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Folklife Festival Celebrates Peru on the National Mall

Folklife Festival Celebrates Peru on the National Mall

The National Mall will transform into Peru for two weeks with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival starting June 24-28 and continuing July 1-5. Read »

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 4:15 PM

Fly Through the Trees at Sandy Spring's Adventure Park

Fly Through the Trees at Sandy Spring's Adventure Park

Zipline and climb your way through the trees at the Adventure Park in Sandy Spring, Maryland, billed as the largest man-made outdoor climbing adventure in the world. Read »

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 2:34 PM

It's All Real: AFI DOCS Film Fest Returns

It's All Real: AFI DOCS Film Fest Returns

With more than 80 films from 25 countries, AFI DOCS provides a break from the summer heat and an opportunity to take in a variety of films, including four world premieres. Read »

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:31 PM

Hit the Trails: Horseback Riding in Shenandoah

Hit the Trails: Horseback Riding in Shenandoah

Skyline Resort offers visitors guided horseback rides from spring through fall. Parkgoers can take either hour-long or 2 1/2 hour rides through scenic Blue Ridge trails. Read »

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Firefly Music Fest Plans for Crowd of 90,000

Firefly Music Fest Plans for Crowd of 90,000

The festival, scheduled from June 18-21, has 119 announced bands, including headliners Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and The Killers. Last year about 80,000 people attended. 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.