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Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 5:25 AM
By Scott Gelman

Here Are Nats Park's Newest Food and Drink Options

Adult juice packs and crab grilled cheese sandwiches are among the newest additions to Nationals Park’s food and drink menus as the 2018 season gears up. The Nats play their first home game April 5...View gallery »

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Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 4:16 PM
By Jordan Murray

Cherry Blossoms Bring Specials to DC Bars, Restaurants

Many bars and restaurants around D.C. will be celebrating the National Cherry Blossom Festival with these cherry-inspired cocktails and menu items. Here's your go-to list.View gallery »

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  • Bar Dupont's Cherry Blossom Cocktails
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:35 PM
By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Glass House Winery

Glass House Winery is located minutes from Charlottesville and features a tropical conservatory, private lake and mountain views that set it apart from most wineries in Virginia.View gallery »

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Monday, May 4, 2015 at 12:36 PM
By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: 2015 Funk Parade on U Street

Thousands lined the streets of D.C. on Saturday for this year's Funk Parade, an all-day fair and festival that celebrates funk, D.C. and U Street.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 1:51 PM
By Margaret Voelzke

Educate Yourself: Chocolate & Wine Classes in Va.

Educate Yourself: Chocolate & Wine Classes in Va.

Artfully Chocolate in Alexandria offers several tasty classes for those interested in a hands-on experience (because who doesn't want more time with chocolate?). Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 3:48 PM
By Carissa Dimargo

PHOTOS: Otium Cellars in Purcellville, Virginia

Veer off of Main Street in Purcellville, Virginia and take a drive down a short gravel road to find Otium Cellers (18050 Tranquility Road) next to silos and horse pastures. The winery offers seven...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM
By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Pippin Hill Farms

The closest you can get to a Napa Valley wine experience is closer than you think. All it takes is a trip to the Monticello Wine Trail, which will put you in the realm of the idyllic Virginia winery Pippin...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:43 PM
By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Get a closer look at Virginia's version of Napa Valley with a visit to the Monticello Wine Trail's Pippin Hill Farms. Read »

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:40 PM
By Camille Moore

Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington

Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington

More than 3,000 wine lovers are expected to meet up Sunday, Oct. 12 for the Societa da Vinci Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington. Read »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:59 AM
By Camille Moore

Wilmington Beer Week Offers Prix-Fixe Menus

Wilmington Beer Week Offers Prix-Fixe Menus

Wilmington Beer Week begins on Nov 1 and lasts until Nov 8. 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.