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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 »

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:08 PM

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Prep your picnic baskets, round up your friends and get ready for summer movie season in the DMV. Read »

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 »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:06 PM
Gaze at the Stars at Shenandoah Night Skies Fest

Gaze at the Stars at Shenandoah Night Skies Fest

The beauty of the night sky in Shenandoah National Park is always breathtaking. And with this intense heat, there can be no better place to cool down in the evening than under this blanket of stars out in... Watch »

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016 at 11:59 AM

Corpse Flower to Hit Peak Bloom in DC Soon

Planning a trip to the United States Botanic Garden? You might want to plug your nose. The corpse flower, named for its smell, is expected to hit peak bloom at the garden from Thursday to Sunday Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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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.