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Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 03:50 PM EST

Saying Bye to Bao Bao: Your Zoo Visit Survival Guide

Planning to visit the National Zoo's 3-year-old giant panda before she makes her grand farewell? Read on for our tips on making the most of your visit. »

Alexandria Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Alexandria Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Couldn't make it to D.C. Restaurant Week? Here's one way to solve your sadness: Head to Alexandria, where 70 local eateries are participating in Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week now through Feb. 26. »

Panda Express: How to FedEx a Panda

Panda Express: How to FedEx a Panda

On Feb. 21, FedEx, the Zoo’s official transport sponsor, will take Bao Bao in a custom-decaled 777F aircraft FedEx Panda Express, from Dulles International Airport to Chengdu, China. »

'Hidden Figures' Broke Ground for Modern Figures at NASA

At 98 years old, one of the three inspiring female African-American mathematicians the Academy Award-nominated film “Hidden Figures” is based still has a head for numbers and would like to be back in her... »

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added... »

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were... »

Third Thursdays Art Events Begin in Leesburg

The first Third Thursday art event is held in Leesburg, Virginia. »

They Grow Up So Fast: DC Saying Bye to Bao Bao

Bao Bao, the Smithsonian's National Zoo's three-year-old giant panda, is headed back to China. Though we knew the return was coming, many of us in the D.C. region just aren't ready. »

DC United to Name New Home 'Audi Field'

DC United to Name New Home 'Audi Field'

D.C. United announced today that the new stadium in Southwest D.C. will officially be named "Audi Field." »

NPS Plans More Paddling Access to Potomac

NPS Plans More Paddling Access to Potomac

The National Park Service says it plans to expand public access for kayaking and rowing on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia's Georgetown neighborhood. »

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