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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Two's a charm for the Bogaty families: Their award-winning Veramar and Bogati vineyards are both located about 50 minutes from downtown D.C. near Loudoun County's Wine Trail. Read »

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Early Mountain Vineyard

Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., isn't afraid to share the spotlight with other local vineyards across Virginia with their "Best of Virginia" selections.View gallery »

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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Get inspired at this years Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Silver Spring, a three-day event showcasing fine art prints, book art and demos. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Choose from 50+ films -- including one on a boat -- at the Alexandria Film Fest, Nov. 16-18. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Blues Fest in College Park

Free Blues Fest in College Park

Forget your wallet and attend the free 5th Annual College Park Blues Festival this Saturday. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Doukenie Winery

The views (and the wines) don't get much better than this.View gallery »

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Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

W&OD Trail Fest Is Saturday

W&OD Trail Fest Is Saturday

Help plant butterfly gardens, clean up the trail, hear live music and more, this Saturday, Oct. 20. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Haunted Mountain Coaster? Yes, Please

Haunted Mountain Coaster? Yes, Please

The Autumn Glory Festival is Oct. 10-14 in Maryland. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

This September 15-16, choose from two like-minded fests. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Get musically inspired at Notaviva Vineyards in Purcelleville, Va. 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 Media. 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: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.