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Week of Fun: Halloween Edition

Are you tired of haunted houses or trick-or-treating? Venture out of the box and check out these events to make your Halloween week full of spooky fun. »

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Metro Concerned About Huge Crowd for Concert for Valor

Transportation leaders are scrambling to put together a game plan for a Veterans Day concert on the National Mall. »

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Joey Chestnut to Tackle Taste of D.C.

Barbara is joined by world champion competitive eater Joey Chestnut to discuss past victories and future expectations at Ben's Chilli Bowl's upcoming eating competition at Taste of D.C. »

Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King

Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King

Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and is... »

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Casey Wilson Remembers the Titans

Casey Wilson, star of the new NBC show "Marry Me," remembers her Alexandria, Virginia, roots. »

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Director Ted Melfi Previews New Film

Director, screenwriter and producer Ted Melfi shares the inspirations behind his new film, "St. Vincent," starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy. »

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Columbia Heights Day, Taste of D.C. & More

The Washington Post's Lavanya Ramanathan previews top weekend events: Columbia Heights Day, Taste of D.C. and the Courthouse Arts & Craft Beer Festival. »

Lottery Dates for National Christmas Tree Lighting Announced

Lottery Dates for National Christmas Tree Lighting Announced

It hit a balmy 77 degrees Wednesday, but the National Park Service announced that it's already scheduled this year's National Christmas Tree lighting, still about eight weeks away. »

Lunar Eclipse Arrived to Coincide With 'Blood Moon'

Lunar Eclipse Arrived to Coincide With 'Blood Moon'

Early risers were treated to the sight of a lunar eclipse that coincided with a full "blood moon." »

New Memorial Honors Disabled Veterans

New Memorial Honors Disabled Veterans

A new memorial is opening to the public near the National Mall to honor disabled veterans dating back to the American Revolution. »

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