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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Tattoo Festival Inks Hampton Roads This March

More than 250 tattoo artists from all over the country meet will up for a two-day... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Step into the world of dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Virginia's new exhibit "Be The Dinosaur" that features an interactive triceratops and simulator. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Get a glimpse of some of the most iconic costumes ever to be on the silver screen at the Hollywood Costume exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

Festival organizers announced the lineup Tuesday, which also includes Grammy nominees Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons and The Lumineers. Read »

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 12:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Celebrate another year of new cuisines with Howard County Restaurant Week (actually two weeks), Jan. 13-27. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Spend some time at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. for a holiday season... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

1st Tree Lighting at Downtown One Loudoun

Ashburn, Va.'s new One Loudoun just celebrated its first holiday tree lighting... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

The future of science is within eyes view when you attend the Robotics Saturday event at the Virginia Air and Space Museum throughout Dec. 21. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Visit Alexandria for a candlelight tour of historic sites (AND CHOCOLATE) around town. Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

The Enoch Pratt library system in Baltimore offers free movie screenings every week. 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.