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Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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By Alana Wise

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

A beer festivus for the rest of us. Read »

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va. Toasts the Apple for Hard Cider Week

Va. Toasts the Apple for Hard Cider Week

Celebrate the growing hard cider industry in Virginia with an entire week of cider celebrations throughout the commonwealth for Virginia Cider Week. Read »

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

You don't have to like beer or wine to attend the Kegs and Cork festival this Aug. 24 at the Maryland Fairgrounds--there's plenty of non-alcoholic fun to be had while there --but we're going to make a wino or... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DuClaw Brewing Presents Sweet Baby Jesus: The Beer

DuClaw Brewing Presents Sweet Baby Jesus: The Beer

DuClaw presents a chocolate and peanut butter porter with a... memorable name. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 at 3:51 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Music & Movies at the Comcast Film Fest

Music & Movies at the Comcast Film Fest

The 16th annual Comcast Film Fest offers three days of music and movies to benefit the NIH Children's Charities. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Delaware State Fair's Only 2 Hours Away

Delaware State Fair's Only 2 Hours Away

Get your dose of Americana at the Delaware State Fair this July with concerts, carnival rides and all the deep-fried Oreos you can stomach. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 6:54 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Great Grapes Festival: 200+ Wines in Reston

Great Grapes Festival: 200+ Wines in Reston

More than 200 wines and 20+ local wineries will be at Reston's Great Grapes Festival this month. Read »

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Playboy and Martinis at the Toonseum

Playboy and Martinis at the Toonseum

It’s a Playboy and martini world, we just live in it. The Toonseum welcomes famed Playboy artist Doug Sneyd for a fundraising event. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Battle of the Breweries

Battle of the Breweries

The best part about a beer battle? Everyone wins. Read »

Monday, Nov 14, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Inside America's Oldest Brewery

Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, Penn., offers free, delicious tours to the... See Full Gallery »

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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.