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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 1:55 PM
Burtons Grill & Bar Opens Second Location in No. Va.

Burtons Grill & Bar Opens Second Location in No. Va.

The restaurant Burtons Grill & Bar, which serves traditional American fare, is opening a second Northern Virginia location Monday in Sterling. Dylyn Coolidge of the restaurant showed News4's Eun Yang how to make... Watch »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 7:53 PM
Pike District's Effect on Traffic, Shopping and Dining in Montgomery Co.

Pike District's Effect on Traffic, Shopping and Dining in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County is redeveloping the area around White Flint Mall into a community called the Pike District. Chris Gordon reports on the effect on traffic, shopping and dining out in the county. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 3:54 PM

Get Your Passes for African American Museum's Grand Opening

Get Your Passes for African American Museum's Grand Opening

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is set to open Sept. 24, complete with a series of grand opening events. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 8:45 AM

Hop-On Brew, Wine and Distillery Tours in Charlottesville

Hop-On Brew, Wine and Distillery Tours in Charlottesville

Experience the best that Charlottesville has to offer with a CVille Hop on Tour of your favorite brewery, winery or distillery. Read »

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 7:43 AM

Map: D.C. Swimming Pools Open for Summer

Map: D.C. Swimming Pools Open for Summer

Get ready to jump in the pool! Pools in the District are open for the season. Read »

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 1:39 PM
4th Annual Taste of Prince George's Set for Aug. 13

4th Annual Taste of Prince George's Set for Aug. 13

Mark your calendar! The 4th Annual Taste of Prince George's will be held Aug. 13 at Six Flags. More than 30 restaurants will feature their dishes. Founder Quianne Perrin stopped by News4 Midday to talk... Watch »

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 5:53 AM

DC Restaurant Week Returns Aug. 15-21

DC Restaurant Week Returns Aug. 15-21

Gird your stomachs -- it's happening again! Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is coming up Aug. 15-21, as dozens of local spots dish up discounted two- and three-course meals. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Hold Your Nose! Corpse Flower Hits Peak Bloom in DC

Hold your nose! The corpse flower at the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) has finally started to bloom. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 1:21 PM
Getting a Taste of Philly at the DNC

Getting a Taste of Philly at the DNC

You can't go to Philly and not get a cheesesteak. News4 takes a break from the Democratic National Convention to get a taste of the city. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 6:18 AM

Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim Set for Wednesday

Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim Set for Wednesday

An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry's book "Misty of Chincoteague" is marking its 91st year. Read »

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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.