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Get Free Food, Drinks This Cinco de Mayo

Looking for some deals this Cinco de Mayo? Well, we have you covered. »

Major Changes for This Year's Folklife Fest

Major Changes for This Year's Folklife Fest

The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns in less than a month, but this year's event will be scaled back compared to previous festivals, occupying a smaller -- and different -- portion of the National... »

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Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party

Can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby this year? You can still join in the fun by throwing your own Derby party, with the help of hats, bourbon and a lot of mint. »

Find Spring & Summer Events in Howard Co.

Find Spring & Summer Events in Howard Co.

Want to get away -- but not TOO far away? Head over to Howard County, Maryland, for a plethora of outdoor activities throughout the season, including cut-your-own flower farms and the 10-mile Rail Trail. »

Disney to Rehire Workers Who Refused Soiled Costumes

Disney to Rehire Workers Who Refused Soiled Costumes

Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the "Festival of the Lion King'' show after an arbitrator ruled... »

Gloria Estefan to Perform at Capitol for Memorial Day

Gloria Estefan to Perform at Capitol for Memorial Day

Gloria Estefan will perform at this year's National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in a show hosted by actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna in Washington. »

Flower Mart Also Offers Food, Crafts, Plenty of Fun

Flower Mart Also Offers Food, Crafts, Plenty of Fun

Tulips and daffodils are taking over D.C. just in time for the annual Flower Mart. Don’t let your allergies scare you -- this festival also includes sightseeing, music, and activities for children. »

Georgetown French Market April 24-25

Georgetown French Market April 24-25

If you live in the District but find yourself dreaming of strolling the Champs-Elysees, you’re in luck. The Georgetown French Market is bringing the culture, art and food of Paris to the brick-paved streets... »

Giant Pandas Oversharing About Baby-Making... Again

Giant Pandas Oversharing About Baby-Making... Again

The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days, in hopes of bringing another beyond-adorable cub into the world. »

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Did Jimmy Fallon Steal Fran Lebowitz's Apartment?

Fran Lebowitz confronts Jimmy Fallon about him making an offer on an apartment she really wanted and stealing her name for his baby. »

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