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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:53 PM EDT

District Eats: 2 Foodies' Picks for DC's Tastiest Dishes

In their own words, they're just two girls eating their way through the nation's capital! The foodies behind the District Eats Instagram feed share their picks for D.C.'s tastiest spots. »

Getting a Taste of Philly at the DNC

You can't go to Philly and not get a cheesesteak. News4 takes a break from the Democratic National Convention to get a taste of the city. »

Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim Set for Wednesday

Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim Set for Wednesday

An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry's book "Misty of Chincoteague" is marking its 91st year. »

Gaze at the Stars at Shenandoah Night Skies Fest

The beauty of the night sky in Shenandoah National Park is always breathtaking. And with this intense heat, there can be no better place to cool down in the evening than under this blanket of stars out in... »

NPS: Washington Monument to Reopen Friday

NPS: Washington Monument to Reopen Friday

The Washington Monument will be closed until at least Friday after crews discovered a problem with the elevator prior to opening Saturday. »

5 Unexpected Places to Cool Off

5 Unexpected Places to Cool Off

Don’t let the heat ruin your chances of having fun. You can check out one of these cool places for an unexpected destination to escape the heat. »

Road Trip! 10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

Road Trip! 10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

The heat is on! Whether you're looking for the best local waterparks or want to get out (way out) in nature, read on for our picks. »

African American History Museum Director Anticipates Launch

Lonnie Bunch spent nearly 11 years traveling the country to raise interest and dollars to help build a museum of African American history on the National Mall. »

Hold Your Nose! Corpse Flower to Hit Peak Bloom in DC

Hold Your Nose! Corpse Flower to Hit Peak Bloom in DC

Planning a trip to the United States Botanic Garden? You might want to plug your nose. The corpse flower, named for its smell, is expected to hit peak bloom at the garden from Thursday to Sunday »

Clear the Shelters: 1,400+ Local Pets Find Homes

NBC owned stations and Telemundo stations teamed up with dozens of animal shelters across the D.C. area -- and across the country -- for the second annual Clear the Shelters event Saturday. »

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