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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 »

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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By Alana Wise

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

A beer festivus for the rest of us. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Meet one of Loudoun County's newest wineries: Leaves of Grass Vineyards in Middleburg, Va. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

The 16th annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival will turn the area into an outdoor art gallery. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Rock stars sure know how to grow good grapes. Welcome to Dave Matthews' Blenheim Vineyards. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Blenheim Vineyards

It's a good thing rock stars are multifaceted. Otherwise we wouldn't have... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Capital City Brewing Co. just turned 21, which makes their 14th annual Oktoberfest even more celebratory. Read »

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

West Virginia's Roadkill Cook-Off

West Virginia's Roadkill Cook-Off

The 21st annual Roadkill Cook-Off in Marlinton, W.V. is coming up this weekend -- what will you be eating? Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

Tired of not having the region's tastiest food trucks all in one spot? Saturday, Sept. 28's Curbside Cook Off in Maryland features 20 of them, plus craft beer, raffles, music and more. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

"Drink Some Apple Pie" at Belmont Farm Distillery

Who says you can only showcase wine for Wine Wednesday? We sure don't. Welcome to Belmont Farm Distillery. 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.