Worth the Trip
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Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Laurita Winery

We traveled off the beaten path to a small town with a big winery: Laurita Winery... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Laurita Winery welcomes you to New Jersey and plenty of two-stepping dancing parties. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fireworks on the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant, N.J.

Fireworks on the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant, N.J.

As far as we're concerned, it's important to visit as many boardwalks as possible before summer slips away. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Lucy the Elephant: 132 and Still Gorgeous

Lucy the Elephant: 132 and Still Gorgeous

Lucy the Margate Elephant just happens to be the largest (fake) elephant in the world. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Discover Palisades Interstate Park

Discover Palisades Interstate Park

Palisades Interstate Park sits on both New York and New Jersey territory, just four hours from downtown D.C. Hiking, boating, parks and nature camps await. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

You should just book your room now for the always-entertaining Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival -- it's really that good. Read »

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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By Caprice Singletary

Taking Adventure to New Heights

Taking Adventure to New Heights

Because "full of hot air" isn't always a bad thing. 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.