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Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM

Flying Dog Plans to Open Brewery in Virginia

Flying Dog Plans to Open Brewery in Virginia

Maryland's Flying Dog Brewery is planning to open a separate farm brewery on the site of a recently announced hop farm in northern Virginia. Read »

Thursday, Dec 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Going to the Winter Classic? Here's What to Know

Going to the Winter Classic? Here's What to Know

Hockey fans, rejoice! The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic is coming to the District, and Caps fans are already gearing up for the big day. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Fire Pits and Cocktails: Outdoor Dining in D.C.

Fire Pits and Cocktails: Outdoor Dining in D.C.

The Washington Post's Lavanya Ramanathan shares how D.C. restaurants and bars such as A-Bar, Bourbon Steak and Iron Gate have incorporated fire pits to enhance outdoor dining in the winter. Watch »

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Find D.C.-Area Holiday Light Displays

Find D.C.-Area Holiday Light Displays

Check out the top holiday lighting displays in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Gov.-Elect Hogan to Light 30-Foot Menorah in Baltimore

Gov.-Elect Hogan to Light 30-Foot Menorah in Baltimore

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan is helping Maryland's Jewish community celebrate Hanukkah by lighting a 30-foot menorah in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Read »

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Christmas and History in Fredericksburg, Va.

Christmas and History in Fredericksburg, Va.

The historic town of Fredericksburg, Virginia is never short on holiday cheer. Join in on the many cheery festivities happening this month and beyond. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 5:28 PM

A Month of Holiday Fun in Alexandria

A Month of Holiday Fun in Alexandria

Listed as one of the top 10 Christmas-Crazy Towns by HGTV, Alexandria has a lot to offer when it comes to holiday fun. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Your Holiday Market Roundup

Your Holiday Market Roundup

The holiday season is just around the corner. Gather your shopping stamina and holiday cheer, and check out the best markets the area has to offer. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Nearby Slopes Open for the Season

Nearby Slopes Open for the Season

Embrace winter in nearby Pennsylvania, where three almost-local ski and snowboard resorts opened for the season Nov. 28. Read »

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Holiday 'Stache Bash in Norfolk

Holiday 'Stache Bash in Norfolk

Although No Shave November is coming to an end, Jake's Place, a Norfolk barber shop, is asking guys to hold off on the clippers and razors for a few more weeks. 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.