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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 »

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival

Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival

The Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival starts Friday. Read »

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 8:37 AM

VRE Santa Train Tickets Now on Sale

VRE Santa Train Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for the Virginia Railway Express Santa Trains will go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:43 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Get a closer look at Virginia's version of Napa Valley with a visit to the Monticello Wine Trail's Pippin Hill Farms. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Pippin Hill Farms

The closest you can get to a Napa Valley wine experience is closer than you thin... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

If you've never been to Natural Bridge in Virginia, you're missing out on caverns, waterfalls and a very massive and very natural bridge. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Virginia Cider Week: Our Picks

Virginia Cider Week: Our Picks

Virginia Cider Week is a fun-filled week of events, food, and everything cider. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Walking With Lincoln in Virginia

Walking With Lincoln in Virginia

Get to know President Lincoln with a tour depicting his final footsteps in Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Pittsburgh Hosts First-Ever Juice Fest

Pittsburgh Hosts First-Ever Juice Fest

Mildly obsessed with juicing? Say "carrot-kale-apple-ginger" in a single breath? You're not alone. Local juice companies, foodies and wellness professionals will converge at the Pittsburgh Juice Fest this... 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.