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Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:29 AM EDT

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. »

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. »

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

The Ocean City beaches aren't throwing in the towel just yet. Even though cooler weather has rolled in, Ocean City is celebrating two big events this month: OC Restaurant Week and Oktoberfest. »

Chef José Andrés to Open Fast-Casual Restaurant

Chef José Andrés to Open Fast-Casual Restaurant

World-renowned chef José Andrés, known best for his D.C. restaurants Zatinya and Jaleo, will open his first fast-casual eatery in Foggy Bottom this spring, according to a George Washington University... »

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Top Problem-Solving Gadgets

Gadgets can both complicate our lives -- and make them easier. Steve Greenberg, author of "Gadget Nation," is focusing on the "easier" part. »

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. »

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

See our picks for the best fall fun. »

Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours

Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours

Explore haunted hayrides or spooky zombie trails to spice up your Halloween experience. »

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Celebrate the changing season with a fall harvest festival in the rolling hills of Sky Meadows State Park. »

Auction Set for Items From Eatery Near Camp David

Auction Set for Items From Eatery Near Camp David

An auction in Thurmont promises collectibles from a restaurant near Camp David that closed last spring after 85 years in business. »

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