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Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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By Jocelyn Rubin, Stephanie Silva, Carissa DiMargo

Top 10 Maryland Getaways

From Baltimore to the beach, Maryland has plenty of reasons for you to pack the... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Va. Ren. Faire: Last Chance This Weekend!

Va. Ren. Faire: Last Chance This Weekend!

The Virginia Renaissance Faire is wrapping up this weekend, June 6-7. Read »

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 7:38 AM

Celebrate Fairfax! Lets You Embrace Virginia

Celebrate Fairfax! Lets You Embrace Virginia

Celebrate Fairfax! this June 5 through 7, is the perfect opportunity to embrace all Virginia has to offer. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Food Truck Race Is On: Taste of 3 Cities

Food Truck Race Is On: Taste of 3 Cities

Food trucks tend to travel in packs, but on Saturday, June 6, it's really going down at the Taste of Three Cities Food Truck Festival & Competition. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 1:35 PM

Groove Your Way Through Capital Jazz Fest

Groove Your Way Through Capital Jazz Fest

Close to 30 national jazz acts will dazzle on two stages at the Capital Jazz Fest all this weekend, June 5-7. Read »

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 6:49 AM

Shenandoah Offers Free Day for Residents of Border Counties

Shenandoah Offers Free Day for Residents of Border Counties

Shenandoah National Park is celebrating its neighbors by offering residents in nine counties a fee-free day. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Just Add Wine: Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Fest

Where can you shop for art while sipping on Pinot Noir? Just add water and you've got the Annapolis Arts, Crafts and Wine Festival, June 6-7. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Giant Rubber Duck Coming to Philadelphia

An 11-ton, 61-foot high yellow rubber duck designed by a Dutch artist will be floating on the Delaware River at next month's Philadelphia Camden Tall Ships festival. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Raise a Glass: Vintage Va. Wine Fest

Raise a Glass: Vintage Va. Wine Fest

The 34th annual Vintage Virginia Wine and Food Festival is bringing its sustainable values to Centreville, Virginia May 30th and 31st. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:27 PM

'House of Cards' Casting Call Scheduled in Annapolis

'House of Cards' Casting Call Scheduled in Annapolis

Do you look like a regular working Joe? Or maybe you can rock a tuxedo. Perhaps you're more of an art gallery type. 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: sarah (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.