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Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 2:39 PM

Your County (and State!) Fair Roundup

Your County (and State!) Fair Roundup

Fried Oreos? Oh, it's on. Visit a county fair for Ferris wheels, petting zoos, various competitions and more. Read »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tour of James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland

Sure, you've been to Mount Vernon and maybe Monticello, but have you ever taken a... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM
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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 »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Get a Taste of Alexandria With Restaurant Week

Get a Taste of Alexandria With Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant Week is back with another incredibly delicious lineup of good deals on great food. Read »

Sunday, Jul 12, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Road Trip! Living It Up in NYC

Road Trip! Living It Up in NYC

Sick of hitting the same spots in NYC? Read on for some new inspiration. Read »

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 at 1:08 PM

Free Outdoor Movies: Summer Schedule

Free Outdoor Movies: Summer Schedule

It's about that time again! Pack up your blankets and coolers for a D.C. summer tradition. All over the area, free outdoor film series are gearing up to provide entertainment when the sun goes down. Read »

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 at 8:16 PM

Top 5 Virginia Wineries

Top 5 Virginia Wineries

There are more than 250 wineries in Virginia and we've chosen a select few for our top 5. Read »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 2:48 PM

DuCard Vineyards' All-Summer-Long Wine Pairings

DuCard Vineyards' All-Summer-Long Wine Pairings

Head south for a little wine pick-me-up -- DuCard Vineyards is offering weekly food and wine pairings. Read »

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 »

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 3:30 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 »

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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: sarah (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.