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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 6:24 PM

Disney Reveals New Details of Star Wars-Themed Lands

Star Wars fans are finally getting a behind-the-scenes look at the highly-anticipated themed-land under construction at Disney. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:17 PM

Megabus Adding Stop in Virginia Beach

Megabus Adding Stop in Virginia Beach

Discount coach company Megabus is adding a stop in Virginia Beach, with plans to eventually add another in Norfolk. Read »

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Heading Home on the Holiday? Best Times to Leave

Heading Home on the Holiday? Best Times to Leave

Heading home from a Memorial Day weekend vacation? Leave late, officials say. Read »

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Memorial Day Events Around the DMV Pay Tribute, Offer Fun

Mark Memorial Day at one of these local parades or events. Read »

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:15 PM

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! And the unofficial start of summer means plenty of fun, as well as solemn remembrances for many. Read on for our guide to whatever your weekend has in store. Read »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 6:23 AM

Getting Away for Memorial Day? Best Times to Leave

Headed out of town for Memorial Day weekend? Leave early or leave late. Read »

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:32 AM

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

The Maryland Film Festival is kicking off its 19th year in a brand new home: The freshly rehabilitated Parkway Theater. Read »

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

If you were hoping to check out artist Yayaoi Kusama's popular "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit, Monday is your last chance to score passes. Read »

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 7:11 PM
Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Expect record heat Saturday, but if you want to be outdoors, a great place to be would be under the shade of trees at Glen Echo Park. Barbara Harrison has all the excitement of the park’s Spring Opening. Watch »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 10:39 AM

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

The District's first Southern comfort food drive-thru kitchenette will open in Northeast DC Saturday. Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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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.