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Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:15 PM

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! And the unofficial start of summer means plenty of fun, as well as solemn remembrances for many. Read on for our guide to whatever your weekend has in store. Read »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 6:23 AM

Getting Away for Memorial Day? Best Times to Leave

Headed out of town for Memorial Day weekend? Leave early or leave late. Read »

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:32 AM

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

The Maryland Film Festival is kicking off its 19th year in a brand new home: The freshly rehabilitated Parkway Theater. Read »

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

If you were hoping to check out artist Yayaoi Kusama's popular "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit, Monday is your last chance to score passes. Read »

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 7:11 PM
Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Expect record heat Saturday, but if you want to be outdoors, a great place to be would be under the shade of trees at Glen Echo Park. Barbara Harrison has all the excitement of the park’s Spring Opening. Watch »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 10:39 AM

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

The District's first Southern comfort food drive-thru kitchenette will open in Northeast DC Saturday. Read »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:08 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

Southern Comfort Food Drive-Thru Restaurant Will Open in DC

The District's first Southern comfort food drive-through kitchenette will open in...View gallery »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:27 PM

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Themes Revealed for 2017

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Themes Revealed for 2017

The Smithsonian has announced the themes of its 2017 Folklife Festival on the National Mall: circus life and migration. Read »

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 5:21 PM

Easter Egg Hunts Around the DMV

You might be seeing plastic eggs, pastel candy baskets and chocolate bunnies, and it can only mean one thing: It's that time of year again. If you're looking for things to do for Easter, here are some ideas for... Read »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 6:13 AM

Naval Academy Opens Art Exhibit to the Public

Naval Academy Opens Art Exhibit to the Public

The U.S. Naval Academy is inviting the public to see art and poetry by students at the school. 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.