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Adventures in DCLand: Exploring the National Mall

Devote a day to wandering the National Mall and experiencing life in the heart of D.C.

Attractions
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

From beer festivals to bluegrass, this weekend in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will be one for the books!

Events
Flags to Be Placed on the National Mall ...

The exhibit will be open to the public from September 17, 2021 to October 3, 2021.

National News
7 of DC's Most Commonly Mispronounced Places

Have you ever wondered if it's "Dupont" or "DuPont" Circle? Wondered how to pronounce Gallaudet or Grosvenor? You're not alone! We're here to clear up the confusion with seven of D.C.'s commonly mispronounced places (and misspelled ones, too)!

Local Culture
5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hu...

Find cheap gas, connect with nearby residents, and get the fastest alerts for impending danger in your area using these apps.

Tech
Smithsonian Museums to End Timed-Entry P...

Beginning on July 20, you won’t have to plan ahead to visit museums on the National Mall. The Smithsonian is getting rid of the timed-entry pass requirement for many of its museums in D.C. 

Local News
Blue Angels Are Back for Naval Air Station Oceana’s 2021 Air Show...

Save the date: September 18 and 19, 2021. The Blue Angels are back!

Local News
Jeff Bezos Gifts $200 Million to The Smi...

The donation will go towards building a new learning center at the National Air and Space Museum in D.C.

Local News
Kilwins' DC Shop Is Handing Out Free Ice...

Residents can enjoy a free scoop for National Ice Cream Day from D.C.-based Kilwins! This Sunday, July 18, only.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (July 16–18)

Summer is here, Baby! Take a look at the must-attend events happening across the DMV.

Events
Washington Monument Reopens This Wednesd...

The monument has been closed to the public since January. It will reopen with some Dos and Don'ts you'll want to know about.

Attractions
2 Maryland Teen Girls Sentenced in Felon...

The second of the two girls responsible for the death of Mohammad Anwar has been sentenced to the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services until she is 21.

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Wellness: How to Treat Sunburns at Home

Summer days spent outside often mean the occasional sunburn, no matter how careful you are. Here are some simple home remedies to make you feel better.

Wellness
10 Key Ranger Tips For Visiting Shenandoah National Park

The expert rangers at Shenandoah National Park offer these tips to ensure you have a great visit to the woods and trails of the park.

Travel
DC road and site closures ahead of Fourt...

The National Park Service has announced road closures ahead of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday celebrations.

News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

See what's happening across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia this weekend, June 11–13. Here's your weekend roundup filled with food, live shows, and art!

Events
The Cicadas Are Messing With Radar Across Several States, Includi...

Radar images that look like rain clouds are actually made up of flying cicadas.

Local News
Filmfest DC Is Coming to Your Computer S...

Tune in to over 60 films, including a showcase of movies made in the DMV.

Events
Need a Day Trip? Visit the Virginia Safa...

The Virginia Safari Park is hands-down one of my favorite attractions in the greater DMV area. After all, it's an unforgettable experience straight out of Africa!

Attractions
Mmmm! Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats Opens Brick-and-Mortar Loca...

The creamery opened at the Ice House in Old Town Alexandria! What once was operating out of an old-school truck has found a permanent stand-alone home for their "legendary" Wisconsin-style custard.

Restaurants
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

Soak in some rays this weekend with live music, craft fairs, and a fantastical spring celebration at one of Maryland's coolest vineyards. Without further ado, here's your weekend roundup for Friday, June 4, to Sunday, June 6.

Events
Smithsonian Announces Schedule for Reope...

By the end of the summer, all Smithsonian museums will be open for the first time since March of 2020. Guests who are fully vaccinated do not have to wear masks in outdoor areas.

Attractions
What You Need to Know About Your Pets and Cicadas

If Brood X is emerging in your area, then your neighborhood has become an all-you-can-eat bug buffet. Just how many cicadas can your pet ingest before having issues?

Wellness
Welcome, Charlie! Starkist Relocating He...

The canned tuna company will close its Pittsburgh office in March 2022.

Business
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National Articles
7-Eleven Launches 3 New Slurpee Flavors

7-Eleven is continuing the birthday festivities with three all-new Slurpee flavors. The new flavors are Blueberry Lemonade Bliss, Pineapple Whip, and Peach Perfect.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look Into the Olympi...

Athletes have been raving about the food at the Olympic Village dining halls. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the food and the COVID protocols put into place.

World
Where to Find All the Deals for National Chicken Wing Day, July 2...

Here’s where you can find deals you can use on National Chicken Wing Day, this Thursday, July 29.

Products & Promotions
Top 5 New Songs Released This Week, July...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what other kinds of songs you'd like to see on our list.

Music
Smoked Wings VS Fried Wings. What's the ...

Wings hit the spot—and not just on game day. If you've been wondering about smoked wings and fried wings, we're happy to sort out the details.

Food & Drink
Why Your Next Taco Bell Order May Come Up Short ...

Next time you visit Taco Bell, you better prepare yourself for disappointment. The fast-food chain has been having problems keeping the fridges stocked with ingredients, making it difficult for stores to keep up.

Restaurants
WATCH: Hammerhead Shark Appears to Charg...

A recent visitor to Panama City Beach appeared to be almost attacked by a hammerhead shark. The truth, according to the man who caught it all on video, might be more nuanced.

National News
Sam's Club Is Selling Cinnamon Toast Cru...

General Mills and Sam's Club teamed up to release a Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn. Each 20-ounce bag will be exclusively sold at Sam's Club locations by the end of July!

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Outbreaks From Unvaccinated Football Players Will Lead to Their T...

NFL teams will forfeit games if their team experiences COVID-19 outbreaks. The other team will win the game, although no players will get paid. New NFL rules regarding the upcoming season will be in effect.

Sports
Queer Pride—Thoughts on Racism, Drag Que...

In the final article in our Queer Pride interview series, Max and Sean get "real" with us about the LGBTQIA community and open up about what "home" really feels like.

Lifestyle
US Life Expectancy in 2020 Saw Biggest D...

According to a new report by the CDC, life expectancy for Americans fell by a year and a half in 2020. The agency attributed this steep decline mainly to deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

National News
VIDEO: Life-Sized Pictogram Steals the Show at the Opening Ceremo...

Forget angelic choirs of children, state-of-the-art technology, or giant fireworks, the star of the show at the opening ceremony this year was ... a pictogram.

World
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