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Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 01:50 PM EDT

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

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

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Three Film Festivals to Entertain This October

Three film festivals are bringing culture and perspectives from around the world to D.C. this October. »

Kennedy Center Adds Comedy Series With $5M Gift

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. »

Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?

Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?

How much do you know about pumpkins? »

N.J. Woman Wins $1M Potato Chip Flavor Contest

N.J. Woman Wins $1M Potato Chip Flavor Contest

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and... »

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Metro to Shut Down Blue Line for Concert for Valor

Metro plans to shut down the Blue Line on Veterans Day to help shuttle the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend the Concert for Valor. »

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. »

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 press... »

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