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Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 8:30 AM
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By Jessica Glazer

Ice Sculptures Glitter at Winter Wonderland in London

Sculptures turned blocks of ice into reindeer, wolves, bears and boats at the... View gallery »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 12:01 PM

Black Friday: Which Stores Open Early & Close Late

Many stores will open early and stay open late the Friday after Thanksgiving. Some companies are opting to keep their stores closed, urging customers and employees to enjoy time outdoors. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 9:52 PM

Where to Watch the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is celebrating the big 90! Classics like Charlie Brown and Pillsbury Doughboy, the return of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid's Greg, and a brand-new 'Trolls' balloon are just some stars... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 7:05 PM

Where to Watch the Macy's Balloon Blow-up Thanksgiving Eve

For those who want to see the magic the night before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, head to 77th or 81st Streets between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue on Nov. 23. Balloons will be blown up from... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:39 AM

Wisp Resort Changing Name, Look of Longtime Hotel

Wisp Resort Changing Name, Look of Longtime Hotel

Maryland's only ski resort says it's changing the name and look of its hotel near Deep Creek Lake. Read »

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 4:15 PM

Virginia Film Festival Opens Thurs. With 'Loving' Screening

Virginia Film Festival Opens Thurs. With 'Loving' Screening

The Virginia Film Festival will open in Charlottesville Thursday with a screening of the highly anticipated movie Loving, which tells the story of an interracial couple from Virginia who sparked a historic... Read »

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Star-Studded Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Lineup Revealed

Tony Bennett, Sarah McLachlan, De La Soul and the cast and Muppets of "Sesame Street" will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Read »

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:41 PM

Boyz II Men Will Be First to Perform at MGM Nat'l Harbor

Boyz II Men Will Be First to Perform at MGM Nat'l Harbor

Classic R&B group Boyz II Men will become the first music artists to take the stage at the soon-to-open MGM National Harbor, planners announced Monday. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:11 AM

6 Family-Friendly Halloween Events in the DC Area

6 Family-Friendly Halloween Events in the DC Area

Halloween is all about spooks and scares, but these not-so-scary events are perfect for little ones. Read »

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 at 12:58 PM
Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween

Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween

Halloween is on display at Denver's botanical garden. Watch »

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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.