Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

The Flip Flop Festivus in Baltimore lets you hobnob with past and present Ravens athletes -- while donning comfy footwear, of course. Read »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum brings dreams to life (from self-taught artists) in many forms, from embroidery to diorama to sculpture to film. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Choose from 70+ restaurants participating in Baltimore Restaurant Week, which features three-course meals for $30.13 and less. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Music, Art, Luchadores at B'more's Artscape

Baltimore was full of artists, musicians and even the occasional luchador last... View gallery »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

The Walters Museum in Baltimore is throwing a party on July 25 with plenty of art exhibitions and live music. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:14 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Enjoy a combination of fresh Maryland produce and fine dining during the Farm to Table celebration in restaurants in downtown Baltimore. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Urban Book Festival in Baltimore

Urban Book Festival in Baltimore

Baltimore's third annual Urban Book Festival is coming up Sunday, July 14, featuring a Sip and Sign Q & A -- and yes, that means a free glass of wine. Read »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:45 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

If you like dance music and prefer a little dub in your step, make your way to Baltimore's Moonrise Festival, June 8-9. Snoop Lion is. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM
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By Alyssa Moody

Once a 48-Room Estate, Now Evergreen Mansion

Once a 48-Room Estate, Now Evergreen Mansion

The mansion that served as the exterior inspiration for Disney's Haunted Mansion ride is located just an hour away in Baltimore, and -- although it kinda pains us to say it -- it offers visitors a far more... Read »

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Zombie Gras 3 in Baltimore!

Zombie Gras 3 in Baltimore!

Head to Baltimore March 30, when zombies, makeup artists and more will be roaming the halls of Geppi's Entertainment Museum. 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.