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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 02:44 PM EST

Celebrate Mardi Gras With These 5 Events in DC (Mostly Featuring Lots of Food)

Traditionally, Mardi Gras is a celebration all about stuffing yourself with delicious foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. So you kind of have to do it... right? »

Snow Stick Challenge: Boredom Cures

Viewers shared their snow day boredom cures in an attempt to win a genuine Pat Collins Snow Stick. »

Bikeshare Shut Down; Zoo to Reopen Wed.

Bikeshare Shut Down; Zoo to Reopen Wed.

After a historic blizzard blasted the D.C. area with 2 to 3 feet of snow, safe to say that your weekend plans were disrupted. Some cancellations are now spilling over into the new week. »

Having Fun During Blizzard 2016

It doesn’t matter if it is man or beast, everyone is finding a way to have fun in the snow. »

Can You Sled on Capitol Hill This Year?

Can You Sled on Capitol Hill This Year?

You might be wondering: Are you allowed to sled down Capitol Hill legally this year? Turns out the answer is yes! »

How Much Snow Has Piled Up in Our Area?

How Much Snow Has Piled Up in Our Area?

Snow accumulated fast in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Here's how much has fallen so far. »

What to Binge-Watch During the 2016 Snowstorm

What to Binge-Watch During the 2016 Snowstorm

Thanks to this weekend's wintry assault, there's finally time to catch up on all those shows everyone has been chatting about online and at work. »

Dupont Circle Snowball Fight Set for Sunday Morning

Dupont Circle Snowball Fight Set for Sunday Morning

The D.C. Snowball Fight Association is planning its snow day tradition of a snowball fight at Dupont Circle on Sunday. »

Comcast Opens Hotspots for Storm

Comcast Opens Hotspots for Storm

To help residents and emergency personnel stay connected during the storm, Comcast has opened its XFINITY hotspots for anyone who needs them. »

National Mall Closed Ahead of Blizzard

National Mall Closed Ahead of Blizzard

The National Park Service says the National Mall in Washington will be closed all weekend due to an approaching winter storm. »

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Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants... Read more
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