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Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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By Julie Gallagher

Light City Baltimore Illuminates Inner Harbor

Take a glimpse at Baltimore's latest attraction, the second annual Light City along the Inner Harbor.View gallery »

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  • 'The Pool [Reflect]' by Jen Lewin
Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

Stunning 'Light City' to Illuminate Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Light City Baltimore, a nine-day free art festival, will return to the Inner Harbor for its second year starting March 31.View gallery »

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  • LCB3 Suenos_Edgar Reyes
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 4:31 PM
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By Anna Riley

PHOTOS: Light City's Jaw-Dropping Displays in Baltimore

Light City Baltimore brightens up the city this week with interactive and unique illuminated exhibits for all ages to enjoy.View gallery »

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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 1:15 PM
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By Brooke Evans, NBC Washington

Top 10 Maryland Day Trips for Spring

Temperatures are rising, and flowers will be blooming soon. Celebrate springtime at one of these Maryland spots for the perfect day trip.View gallery »

  • Plan a Maryland Day Trip
  • Deep Creek Lake
  • Annapolis
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Rappelling for a Cause in Baltimore

Rappelling for a Cause in Baltimore

Cross a (terrifying) item off your bucket list by rappelling down a 28-story building. The event raises fund for kidney health in Maryland. Read »

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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By Alana Wise

The Best Places to Travel for Brunch With Mom

The Best Places to Travel for Brunch With Mom

Fancy hats optional. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Alana Wise

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Bacon enthusiasts, unite! (At a slow pace, since you'll probably be too full to walk.) Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Baltimore's annual Highlandtown Wine Festival will feature fine wines, delectable Italian food and more. Read »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Baltimore's Power Plant Live is lighting the Inner Harbor with its lights spectacular after a family-friendly concert this Saturday... followed by a not-so-family-friendly Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Alana Wise

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

The thrill of bargain shopping will be just as strong with drink specials, including $3 Bud Lights, $5 Skyy & American Honey shots and $15 Awesome Sauce Buckets. 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.