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Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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By Sarah Kleiner-Varble

Trampoline Park Bouncing Into Va.

Trampoline Park Bouncing Into Va.

Chespeake's new trampoline park will have 10,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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By Associated Press

C&O Canal Lockhouse Rental Program May Expand

C&O Canal Lockhouse Rental Program May Expand

The National Park Service is considering expanding an overnight lodging program in the C&O National Historical Park. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Making Whiskey the Presidential Way

Making Whiskey the Presidential Way

The First President's Rye Whiskey is made with 18th-century methods and Washington's original mash bill. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 2:10 PM
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By Alyssa Moody

Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia Flower Show

The renowned Philadelphia Flower Show will pay homage to British horticulture with a variety of exquisite gardening exhibits on display from March 2-10. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 6:22 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Featured artifacts include an American-made saber engraved with the year 1776, a trunk owned by a Continental Navy shipbuilder and examples of 18th-century Virginia currency. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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By Amber Ferguson

Nat'l Harbor Restaurant Week

Nat'l Harbor Restaurant Week

National Harbor Restaurant "Week" begins March 4 and runs through March 17. Read »

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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By Amber Ferguson

Annapolis Restaurant Week

Annapolis Restaurant Week

Annapolis Restaurant Week runs Feb. 25-March 3, with 41 restaurants offering dining deals. Read »

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 11:50 AM
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By Samuel Nassau

Monday: George Washington's Birthday Parade

Monday: George Washington's Birthday Parade

The annual George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade will meander through the streets of Old Town Alexandria on Presidents Day Read »

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 8:03 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Early Mountain Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Early Mountain Vineyard

Take your sweetheart to Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., for tasting flights with chocolate pairings. And hey, there's even a private cottage to stay overnight. Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Strawberry Festival Dishes Sweet Treats

Strawberry Festival Dishes Sweet Treats

Roanoke's annual Strawberry Festival has hundreds of homemade treats for the nomming. 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 as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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