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Week of Fun: Halloween Edition

Are you tired of haunted houses or trick-or-treating? Venture out of the box and check out these events to make your Halloween week full of spooky fun. »

'Sharknado 3' Headed to D.C.

'Sharknado 3' Headed to D.C.

Syfy announced the third movie in its highly rated franchise about sharks getting sucked up into big storms and wreaking havoc on civilians will take place on the "Feast Coast," from Washington, D.C. to... »

Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?

Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?

How much do you know about pumpkins? »

Kennedy Center Adds Comedy Series With $5M Gift

Kennedy Center Adds Comedy Series With $5M Gift

Standup comedy will now have a home at the Kennedy Center more than once a year as the arts center plans to make laughter a more permanent part of its repertoire. »

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Metro to Shut Down Blue Line for Concert for Valor

Metro plans to shut down the Blue Line on Veterans Day to help shuttle the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend the Concert for Valor. »

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Three Film Festivals to Entertain This October

Three film festivals are bringing culture and perspectives from around the world to D.C. this October. »

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

See our picks for the best fall fun. »

N.J. Woman Wins $1M Potato Chip Flavor Contest

N.J. Woman Wins $1M Potato Chip Flavor Contest

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and... »

Smithsonian Museum Hosts National Fossil Day in D.C.

Smithsonian Museum Hosts National Fossil Day in D.C.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is celebrating National Fossil Day with about 400 children who will become "junior paleontologists'' for the day. »

Arts Panel Approves Design for Eisenhower Memorial

Arts Panel Approves Design for Eisenhower Memorial

A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking. »

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