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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Panic! at the Free Summer Concerts

Panic! at the Free Summer Concerts

The Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party Series in Philadelphia will feature shows from acts like Cold War Kids and Panic! at the Disco. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Linganore Winecellars in Mount Airy, Md., will host its first Taste of Linganore festival Aug. 11, where more 20 restaurants, caterers and food trucks will dish up food to pair with Linganore wines. 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 »

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DJs Spin at Sunkissed Fest

DJs Spin at Sunkissed Fest

Got the June blues? Let a DJ save your life with a song at the Sunkissed Music Festival in Frederick, Md., this Satuday. Read »

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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By Amber Ferguson

Vintage Virginia Wine & Food Fest.

Vintage Virginia Wine & Food Fest.

Top chefs and ever-popular food trucks will serve up an array of Virginia-inspired dishes, and nearly half of Virginia's wineries will be on-site for tastings. 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 »

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Seen at the 88th Virginia Gold Cup

The Virginia Gold Cup may be one of the most popular spring events in the region.... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Great Grapes Wine Festival

During Reston's Great Grape Festival (April 27-28), the crowd got one sunny... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 at 8:11 AM
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By Associated Press, NBC Washington

'Argo' Spy Mendez Featured at Md. Film Fest

'Argo' Spy Mendez Featured at Md. Film Fest

Tony Mendez is set to answer questions after a screening of the movie at the Maryland Theatre Thursday night. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Quattro Goomba winery is the go-to place for a chance to see great, local musicians serenade you as you sip your 2012 Tradizione. 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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