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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 10:16 PM

Winchester Mystery House in Calif. to Host 'Spirited Supper'

It's an elegant and appetizing twist on the the classic San Jose haunt experience. Read »

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Fall Festivals in the DMV: Apple Cider, Beer, Music & More

Fall Festivals in the DMV: Apple Cider, Beer, Music & More

Sweater season is (almost) here. Read »

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 7:23 AM

Virginia to Host Free Fishing Weekend

Virginia to Host Free Fishing Weekend

Virginia is hosting a free fishing weekend Sept. 28-29 to make up for some bad weather in June. Read »

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 5:36 PM

World's Largest Starbucks Gets Opening Date in Chicago

The world’s largest Starbucks is coming to Chicago - in November. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery is scheduled to open Nov. 15 on the Magnificent Mile, the Chicago Tribune reported. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 9:57 AM

Your Guide to September County Fairs in the DMV

Your Guide to September County Fairs in the DMV

We may be heading into mid-September, but three county fairs are still on the calendar. Read »

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 10:13 AM
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By Chris Cioffi

15 Unsung Museums of the DC Area

If you've been to the Air & Space Museum just one too many times... this list is for you.View gallery »

  • National Capital Trolley Museum
  • National Museum of Health and Medicine
  • Freer|Sackler
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 4:42 PM

‘London Literary Pub’ Tour Brings Writers and Writing Home

A bartender asks Gavin Smith whether he fancies a citrus pale ale or Kolsch-style lager at the Newman Arms — a London pub dating back to 1730. The 47-year-old Liphook, England, resident makes his choice,... Read »

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 1:38 PM

New Vending Machines at NYC's 30 Rock Offer Kimchi, Engagement Ring

If you wanted to buy a jar of kimchi, an RGB action figure and an engagement ring in the same place at the same time, you can do it at a new storefront opened this week at Rockefeller Center. Located in... Read »

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 11:10 AM

DC Tourism Up for 9th Year in a Row

DC Tourism Up for 9th Year in a Row

If it feels like you've been seeing more tourists in the District, you're right —2018 was another record year for tourism here. Read »

Monday, Sep 2, 2019 at 2:04 PM

Your Fall 2019 Outdoor Movie Roundup

Summer nights have wound down, but a few D.C.-area spots are still hosting outdoor movies into autumn. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.