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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 »

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

The B&O Railroad is gearing up to celebrate Black History Month with a new exhibit detailing the contributions of African Americans in the railroad industry. Read »

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art reopens its Contemporary Wing with a weekend of celebration. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Bourdain's 'Guts & Glory' in Baltimore

 Bourdain's 'Guts & Glory' in Baltimore

Bourdain's "Guts and Glory" tour will dish up stories about his work and travel this Saturday, Nov. 17. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Baltimore Gets Organic at the Farmers Market and Bazaar

Baltimore Gets Organic at the Farmers Market and Bazaar

The annual Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar is back, with more organic locally-grown foods as well as one-of-a-kind crafts and gifts. Read »

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Fells Point Festival

Baltimore's Inner Harbor was packed during the Fells Point Festival over the...View gallery »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Baltimore Restaurant Week Starts Fri.

Baltimore Restaurant Week Starts Fri.

Nom a three-course dinner for either $20.12 or $30.12. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:08 PM
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By David Tao

Family Fun at Sailabration

If you’re looking for family fun with a side of national history, head up to Baltimore. Starting next week, the city will be hosting the Star Spangled Sailabration, commemorating the bicentennial of the War... 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.