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For Your Weekend: Southeast DC Porchfest

Here are some ways to spend this warm weekend. Enjoy some live jazz, Thai curry and art or even spend a few hours in a giant bounce house catering to adults. »

Tom Sietsema's Four Favorite Restaurants for Spring

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema shares four favorite restaurants from his spring dining guide. »

Here’s What You Get If You Buy a $1,000 Mint Julep at the Kentucky Derby

Here’s What You Get If You Buy a $1,000 Mint Julep at the Kentucky Derby

The mint julep is a Kentucky Derby staple. Each year, nearly 120,000 of them are served during the two-day event at the Churchill Downs Racetrack. The beverages will go for about $10 a pop at the track... »

Snag $20 Concert Tickets for DC-Area Shows on Concert Week

Snag $20 Concert Tickets for DC-Area Shows on Concert Week

Live Nation is offering a deal for National Concert Week that will make going to some big-name shows this summer a lot cheaper »

Best Moments of the Billboard Music Awards 2019 in Photos

Best Moments of the Billboard Music Awards 2019 in Photos

With Kelly Clarkson hosting and performances from today's stars, see the best moments of the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. »

Making the Perfect Mint Julep

Tommy McFly learns how to make a perfect mint julep for the Kentucky Derby. »

Marshmello, Zara Larsson to Headline Capital Pride Concert

Marshmello, Zara Larsson to Headline Capital Pride Concert

Electronic music producer Marshmello and pop singer Zara Larsson are set to headline the 2019 Capital Pride Concert, the Capital Pride Alliance announced on Thursday. »

What it's Like to Shop for a $1,000 Kentucky Derby Hat

What it's Like to Shop for a $1,000 Kentucky Derby Hat

You can’t attend the “most exciting two minutes in sports” without donning a hat. It’s been a Kentucky Derby tradition for decades. Plus, wearing a hat to the Derby is believed to bring good luck. »

Burger King Debuts Unhappy Meals in Honor of Mental Health

Burger King Debuts Unhappy Meals in Honor of Mental Health

Happy Meals have been synonymous with fast food for decades, ever since McDonald's first rolled out its kid-friendly concept in 1979. But let's face it, it's not easy to be happy all day, every day. Now... »

Tips for Betting on the Kentucky Derby

Picking a horse to win the Kentucky Derby is easy: Placing a bet is as close as a cellphone, tablet, computer or even a smart TV with internet access. But for the novice or inexperienced bettor, making a... »

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