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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 02:44 PM EST

Celebrate Mardi Gras With These 5 Events in DC (Mostly Featuring Lots of Food)

Traditionally, Mardi Gras is a celebration all about stuffing yourself with delicious foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. So you kind of have to do it... right? »

Landmark Cinemas Sues Regal, Claims Unfair Competition

Landmark Cinemas Sues Regal, Claims Unfair Competition

Landmark Cinemas is suing the Regal Entertainment Group, alleging that Regal threatened movie distributors from allowing a new Landmark theater to show major releases. »

Chefs Judge DC Judges' Cooking Skills

Chefs Judge DC Judges' Cooking Skills

The tables were turned on about two dozen D.C. Superior Court judges Thursday night as they were judged on their cooking skills. »

'Inquisitive' Bei Bei Continues to Melt Hearts

The newest member of the giant panda family at the National Zoo continues to steal our hearts. NBC's Peter Alexander stopped by the National Zoo to learn more about the inquisitive cub that is helping... »

Grocery Delivery Comes to Metro

Grocery Delivery Comes to Metro

Metro has just made grocery shopping a little easier by partnering up in a six-month pilot with the online grocer Peapod. Through Peapod, Metro riders will now be able to order groceries online and pick them up... »

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant... »

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Super Bowl 50: Snoop Dogg Takes a Turn as Sports Reporter

Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker... »

African American History Museum Opens Sept. 24

African American History Museum Opens Sept. 24

The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24 in Washington. »

Free Fitness Feb.: Freebie Classes From Boxing to Yoga

Free Fitness Feb.: Freebie Classes From Boxing to Yoga

Yelp Fit Club will be showcasing opportunities for free fitness events in the DMV area this February. »

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory... »

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Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants... Read more
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