Worth the Trip
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Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:05 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Annapolis Restaurant Week Runs Through March 2

Annapolis Restaurant Week Runs Through March 2

If you're still angsting over missing out on D.C. Restaurant Week, you can make it up to yourself with a jaunt to the east. 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 »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Baltimore's Power Plant Live is lighting the Inner Harbor with its lights spectacular after a family-friendly concert this Saturday... followed by a not-so-family-friendly Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Support the local community by becoming an owner (or consumer) this holiday season at the Common Market in Frederick, Md. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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By Alana Wise

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Are you having a little trouble getting into the holiday spirit, considering Thanksgiving hasn't even happened yet? Fret not. Visit Annapolis for their town tree-lighting ceremony and jingle yourself right... 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 »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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By Alana Wise

"Elf the Musical" Is Comin' to Town

Musical Christmas elves... Seems legit. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 6:30 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

H'Ween's Over; Haunted Pub Crawl Lives On

H'Ween's Over; Haunted Pub Crawl Lives On

Halloween may have passed, but that doesn't mean that the ghosts of Fells Point don't still need your company. 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 »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Road Trip! Tour the Historic National Road

Road Trip! Tour the Historic National Road

Head northwest for classic diners, toll houses and historic landmarks that tell of the many that worked on the original road. 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 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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.