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5 hours ago
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By Kyle Rempfer

Get a Look at the 'Game of Thrones' Pop-up Bar in DC

The creators of Miracle on 7th Street and the Cherry Blossom Bar have crafted...View gallery »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:15 AM
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By Julie Gallagher, Courtney Rozen, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Swim If You Want to Avoid Bay Bridge Traffic

Rivers, lakes and bays: Here's where to go when you want to swim in a natural...View gallery »

3 hours ago
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By Courtney Rozen

'XYZT' Interactive Digital Exhibit: Instagram-Ready

Even if you haven’t yet checked out "XYZT: Abstract Landscapes," you’ve probably...View gallery »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:04 PM
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By Deanna Reid, Carissa DiMargo

Get Outta Town: Top 10 Nearby Beaches

No, Waikiki isn't on the list -- we're looking at the best beaches within an easy...View gallery »

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:45 AM

This Town Is Over the Moon for Summer's Total Solar Eclipse

Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. But on Aug. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 7:37 AM

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Have you ever wanted to take in a movie while lying underneath the stars? Well, here's your chance. Read »

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 11:21 AM
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By Arielle Hixson, Yvonne Ivey, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

Summer's on the way! Whether you're looking for the best local water parks or...View gallery »

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:18 AM
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By Jocelyn Rubin, NBC Washington

Top 10 Virginia Getaways for Summer

Whether you're going for a last-minute day trip, a weekend escape or a lengthy...View gallery »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 11:51 AM
Check Out the Eiffel Tower’s Zip Line

Check Out the Eiffel Tower’s Zip Line

A half-mile zip line from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower lets people zoom over the City of Light, as a way to celebrate the French Open, being held in Paris. Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 6:09 PM
36th Annual Celebrate Fairfax! This Weekend

36th Annual Celebrate Fairfax! This Weekend

Crews are setting up for the 36th annual Celebrate Fairfax! Festival the event will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at 12000 Government... 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.