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Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 10:13 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paint the Town [Ellicott City] Red

Paint the Town [Ellicott City] Red

Painters will line the streets of Ellicott City the week of July 5. Read »

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Frederick Douglass Day Offers a Slice of History

Frederick Douglass Day Offers a Slice of History

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will showcase boat-building techniques, genealogy workshops, live music and open-fire cooking demos. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Parks and Rec in Philadelphia

Parks and Rec in Philadelphia

Fairmount Park is the nation's largest urban wilderness, home to plenty of bike trails and picnic spots, plus horseback riding, rowing and several museums. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 7:18 AM
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By Jocelyn Rubin

Radio's Role in Saving Lives on the Titanic

Radio's Role in Saving Lives on the Titanic

Radio to the rescue! The National Capital Radio & Television Museum takes a look at how the invention of wireless radio helped save 700 lives. Read »

Monday, Apr 2, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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By Stephanie Silva

Van Gogh Up Close in Philly

Van Gogh Up Close in Philly

A new exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases Van Gogh's work from museums around the world. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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By Caprice Singletary

See Inside Einstein's Brain... Literally

See Inside Einstein's Brain... Literally

No, seriously, do it. The Mütter Museum (19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia, Penn.) has Albert Einstein’s brain on display. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Streetcars That Aren't Named Desire

Streetcars That Aren't Named Desire

The National Capital Trolley Museum in Silver Spring harkens back to a time of possibly pleasant commuting. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Insider Deals with the Presidents Passport

Insider Deals with the Presidents Passport

With a presidential passport, you can basically get away with anything. Read »

Monday, Mar 19, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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By Jocelyn Rubin

Maryland's Birthday Bash: Free Events

Maryland's Birthday Bash: Free Events

The State of Maryland celebrates its 378 birthday with a host of activities in Annapolis, Md. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Events Mark 150th Anniversary of Battle of Hampton Roads

Events Mark 150th Anniversary of Battle of Hampton Roads

Congregate with Civil War "soldiers" and watch live artillery demos at the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads event. 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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