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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 7:42 AM

Single Tickets for 'Hamilton' in Virginia on Sale Next Week

Single Tickets for 'Hamilton' in Virginia on Sale Next Week

The tickets will become available Sept. 27 for performances in Richmond and Norfolk. Read »

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 7:57 AM

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 »

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 »

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 »

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
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 »

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 »

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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.