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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:47 AM EDT

13 Family-Friendly Halloween Activities in the DMV

Check out these 13 family-friendly events as an alternative to the adult-centered bar crawls and happy hours on Halloween. »

Smithsonian's Freer Gallery to Reopen After Renovations

The Smithsonian's Freer-Sackler Galleries will soon be open in tandem after the Freer was closed for more than a year and a half for renovations. News4's Barbara Harrison was there when they closed up shop... »

Fireworks and Foo Fighters for Wharfs First Night

The fireworks impressed Jim Handly and Doug Kammerer, but Kammerer was even more excited to see the Foo Fighters at the Anthem. »

#WCW: DC’s National Museum of Women in the Arts

#WCW: DC’s National Museum of Women in the Arts

“I love the fact that this museum is oriented through the arts in uplifting and being a champion to women everywhere,” said Virginia Treanor, associate curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.  »

#WCW: Maryland Rapper Odd Mojo Turns to Music for Self-Love

#WCW: Maryland Rapper Odd Mojo Turns to Music for Self-Love

Over steady, old school rhythms, 23-year-old Capitol Heights, Maryland rapper Odd Mojo has an unstoppable flow that carries listeners on a wave of confidence and honesty. »

First Look: The Wharf Opens With A Bang, Despite Drizzles

First Look: The Wharf Opens With A Bang, Despite Drizzles

It's here! The Wharf opened to visitors with opening ceremonies Thursday. News4 captured some of the new development. »

Del Mar Brings Flavor of Spanish Seaside to the Wharf

Maria and Fabio Trobocchi are about to open their fifth Washington restaurant. This time, it's Del Mar on the Wharf. Barbara Harrison reports. »

Arby's Rolls Out Venison, Elk Sandwiches

Arby's Rolls Out Venison, Elk Sandwiches

Arby's announced Wednesday that it will be selling its venison sandwich at all 3,300 restaurants nationwide starting on Oct. 21, after releasing it in five states last year. The sandwich features a thick-cut... »

Portrait Gallery Purchases First Known Photo of US President

Portrait Gallery Purchases First Known Photo of US President

A portrait of John Quincy Adams from 1843 -- the earliest known photograph of any U.S. president -- will become a part of the permanent collection in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. »

National Christmas Tree Lighting Lottery Opens Oct. 12

National Christmas Tree Lighting Lottery Opens Oct. 12

If you are looking for a tree-mendous activity to add to your holiday calendar, look no further. »

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