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Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

Experience the most technically advanced digital theater in the world at the Science Museum of Virginia. The Dome is a new 360-degree screen powered by five projectors and 40 computer servers. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Roadside Barbecue at the Pit Stop in Aldie, Va.

Gilberts Corner in Aldie, Va., is just your average roundabout located in Loudoun County with one added bonus, a roadside barbecue stop called The Pit Stop. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Trampoline Park Opens in Springfield

Trampoline Park Opens in Springfield

Flight Trampoline Park (Springfield, Va.) opens its doors this week. Get your kicks with dodgeball/basketball courts, fitness classes and ninja warrior obstacle courses. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:29 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Take a Girls' Getaway Via Lansdowne Resort

Take a Girls' Getaway Via Lansdowne Resort

Whether you're a single lady or one with a ring on it, a girls' weekend is always welcome. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Tattoo Festival Inks Hampton Roads This March

More than 250 tattoo artists from all over the country meet will up for a two-day... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Step into the world of dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Virginia's new exhibit "Be The Dinosaur" that features an interactive triceratops and simulator. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Get a glimpse of some of the most iconic costumes ever to be on the silver screen at the Hollywood Costume exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Read »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Life Illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights

Life Illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights

Experience life illuminated at Meadowlarks Winter Walk of Lights in Vienna, Va. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Spend some time at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. for a holiday season... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Make Kingsmill Resort your home for the holidays, with trips to Busch Gardens Christmas Town and Colonial Williamsburg. 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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