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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 07:58 AM EDT

Knitters "Yarn-Bomb" Smithsonian

Knitters stayed up all night to cover the Smithsonian Castle gates and garden in knitted decorations, using more than six miles of red yarn. They're bringing attention to a new exhibit at the Sackler... »

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Top Picks for Your Labor Day Weekend

A weekend getaway isn't in the cards for you? Don't worry -- there's plenty going on right here. Lavanya Ramanathan from the Washington Post offers a few ideas. »

PHOTOS: Rod Stewart and Santana at Verizon Center

PHOTOS: Rod Stewart and Santana at Verizon Center

Two of classic rock's biggest names took over the Verizon Center Aug. 19. Photos by AlfredoFloresPhotography.com. »

Celebrate National Dog Day at a Dog-Friendly Hotel

Celebrate National Dog Day at a Dog-Friendly Hotel

National Dog Day is Tuesday, so why not pamper your pooch with a stay at a local pet-friendly hotel? »

Federal Judge Allows Busking at Metro Stations

Federal Judge Allows Busking at Metro Stations

Street performer Alex Young challenged Metro's rules that forbid buskers to perform at Metro stations. »

National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

The National Aquarium says it's adding an interactive exhibit where guests can explore the seashore without leaving the building in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. »

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Comedy Play "The Shoplifters" Opens Next Week at Arena Stage

The stars of forthcoming comedy "The Shoplifters," Jayne Houdyshell and Jenna Sokolowski, talk about the play, which opens at Arena Stage Sept. 5. »

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Fans Celebrate Opening of Chuck Brown Memorial Park

Go-go music filled a Northeast Washington park Friday, as fans of Chuck Brown gathered for the dedication of a permanent tribute honoring the late go-go legend. »

Traditional Chinese Ceremony for Bao Bao's Birthday

Traditional Chinese Ceremony for Bao Bao's Birthday

Everyone's favorite panda cub, Bao Bao, turns one year-old this Saturday, and the Smithsonian National Zoo has a big day planned for her. »

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Pan-Seared Herb Crusted Salmon Recipe

Chef Daniel Thomas, the regional executive chef for the American Diabetes Association, stopped by News4 Midday to share one of his recipes. »

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