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Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 07:10 AM EDT

10 Cinco de Mayo Parties In and Around DC

We've found 10 awesome events that are serving up unique food, creative drinks and great music for Cinco de Mayo. »

Shaw Spot Offers Special Drinks, Deals for 'Star Wars Day'
6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

It's time to honor that special woman in your life. Mother's Day is approaching, and whether you are buying for your mother, your wife, or both, consider some inexpensive alternatives or ways to save money... »

Power of a Dream Gala Celebrates Kids

Tuesday night's 15th annual Power of a Dream Gala celebrates the U.S. Dream Academy, a program in seven cities including D.C. and Baltimore that helps kids who may not believe they can realize their dreams. »

Chemistry of Perfect Beer: 'Science on Tap' Fest

Chemistry of Perfect Beer: 'Science on Tap' Fest

Become educated on the chemistry of a perfect beer at Richmond’s craft beer festival “Science on Tap.” »

MGM Casino at National Harbor to Open This Year

The $1.3 billion MGM Casino at National Harbor will be finished and open by the end of the year. General Manager Bill Boasberg and Alison Bybee, vice president of Food and Beverage Operations, bring us up... »

DC Celebrates Year of Record-Breaking Tourist Crowds

DC Celebrates Year of Record-Breaking Tourist Crowds

More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington, D.C. in 2015, a million more than the previous year and a record total for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress... »

DC's Asian-American Film Fest Celebrates Diverse Stories

DC's Asian-American Film Fest Celebrates Diverse Stories

The Asian Pacific American Film Festival turns 16 this year, and highlights how important it is to keep telling and supporting Asian-American stories. »

Virtual Tour: Dupont Underground Is Open

Virtual Tour: Dupont Underground Is Open

D.C.'s newest art exhibition opened Friday beneath the crowded streets of Dupont Circle. »

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness... »

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