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Harbor Park Finally Open for Tides' First Home Game

The Norfolk Tides' first home game is Tuesday, May 18, at 6:35 p.m. against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. It's been almost 2 years since the stadium has hosted a game.

Sports
DC Could See More Speed Cameras This Sum...

Traffic deaths are increasing at an alarming rate in the D.C. area, and Mayor Muriel Bowser has recently announced that she's dedicating $10 million to add more speed cameras throughout the District.

Local News
A 5-Mile Tunnel Under the District Is No...

Boring machine "Chris" completed its project and was disassembled and removed last week. And you probably had no idea it was going on.

Local News
DC Mayor Lifts All Capacity Restrictions, Effective June 11

In a Monday morning press briefing, the D.C. Mayor announced all restrictions would be lifted on all public and commercial activities on May 21, 2021. Nationals Park will be allowed to return to full capacity on June 11, 2021.

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

Take a look at our picks for springtime fun! From pizza and wine, blues festival, and speed dating, there's something for everyone!

Events
Chef José Andrés Trading Vaccination C...

Starting on May 8, 2021, Chef José Andrés will give anyone who presents proof of full vaccination a $50 gift card, which will be good at any of his restaurants in the D.C. area.

Local News
Celebrate Summer at the Mount Vernon Craft Beer Festival

Who's up for some historic day drinking? Head to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate for some epic craft beer tastings and demonstrations.

Events
DC Hotel Offering Free Wedding to Frontl...

Are you a frontline worker who is planning a wedding? You have a chance to get one for free in Washington, D.C. Kimpton Hotel Monaco is showing its appreciation by giving away one free wedding to a deserving frontline worker.

Local News
Adventures in Maryland: Glen Echo Park

The grounds at Glen Echo Park near Bethesda, Maryland, have more than 14 buildings that host a variety of arts and crafts classes, dance lessons, and artists in residence.

Attractions
Smithsonian Adding 'Star Wars' X-Wing Fighter to Collection at Na...

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., has secured the ultimate piece of movie memorabilia, the X-Wing Fighter from the "Star Wars" saga. The fighter will be on a long-term loan from Lucasfilm and will be displayed at the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in 2022.

Attractions
Cinco de Mayo Party-Goers Can Get a Free...

The promo code is good for one $15 Lyft ride. Before you order that extra margarita, make sure you have a plan for getting home.

Local News
Wolf Trap Announces Plans for 2021 Summe...

Wolf Trap Foundation has announced its first set of performances for the 2021 season. Sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, the country’s only national park for the performing arts will be welcoming fans back just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first concert at the Filene Center.

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State Articles
Surprise Lesser Kudu Calf Born Overnight...

The baby was born on March 28 to parents Rogue and Garrett. Right now, he's spending quality time with mom in a quiet enclosure away from the exhibit.

Local News
Second Seal Returned to Ocean After Rehab at National Aquarium

The seal was found on the beach in Ocean City suffering from dehydration. Nicknamed "Stuart Little," the rehab team taught him how to forage for ice, essential to keep him hydrated.

Local News
5 Best Workouts to Help You Achieve Your...

The time to start pumping the iron was three weeks ago! Here are the five best workouts to help you get the body you want this summer.

Wellness
The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City...

Summer isn't that far off, and it's time to start planning your beach getaway. But to where? Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

Travel
Our Washingtonians Then: The 'Queen of Soul'—Aretha Franklin

Though Aretha Franklin wasn’t born in Washington, D.C., she spent a significant amount of time here in her youth, playing piano and singing at the most popular clubs. Let's honor her and properly appreciate how much she meant to the city of D.C.

Local Culture
A Beginner's Guide to Catching Blue Crab...

One of summer's best foods is also free for the taking if you know how to to go crabbing! Here are some easy methods for a beginner that will have you out on the water in no time.

Local Culture
How to Attract Hummingbirds This Spring

Hummingbirds have been spotted in southern Virginia, and it's the perfect time to make them feel welcome. Here are some great plants and feeders that will attract these colorful little friends to your yard.

Home & Garden
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
COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available at All D...

Giant Food Pharmacies are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations in all 152 of their Giant store locations. Depending on your location, you can receive one of the three COVID-19 vaccinations.

Local News
Spring Cleaning? Learn to Declutter Like...

Follow these spring cleaning tips to declutter your house and your life!

Home & Garden
White House Easter Egg Roll Canceled for the Second Year in a Row

Thanks for nothing, COVID-19! The annual White House event featuring eggs, a giant Easter bunny, and kids from all over the country has been canceled for 2021.

Local News
Bethesda's 'Bark Social' Combines an Off...

Get ready for some four-legged socializing, complete with adult beverages for all!

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National Articles
41 Things You Only Miss About College On...

At some moment post-graduation, you'll finally get hit with the realization that it's over. You may be relishing the prospect of no schoolwork ever again, but there are some things you are definitely going to miss about college.

Local Culture
VIDEO: What Happens When a Wolf Pack Sur...

This video, posted to YouTube by Tied to Nature on October 18, shows a Grizzly bear being surrounded by a pack of wolves in Yellowstone National Park.

National News
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, May 9–16

It's our weekly music review where we dissect five new songs released this past week. Let us know if your favorite artist is on this music list.

Music
So, Cheez-It Crackers Is Selling a Cake ...

Celebrity Chef Stephanie Izard to create a special-edition birthday cake with Cheez-It Crackers. The cake will be available nationwide for purchase through Goldbelly for a limited time.

Products & Promotions
Man Wears 'Life-Like' Mask to Commit Bur...

Rockim Prowell was taken into custody by Beverly Hills Police on May 2. He allegedly wore a realistic mask to conceal his identity.

National News
8 Best Female Protagonists in Video Games

A bounty hunter in space, apocalypse survivors, a Spartan mercenary—check out this list of the best female protagonists in games.

Gaming
Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

Local Culture
Sinbad’s 'Shazaam': The Strange Case of ...

Many people remember a movie where Sinbad plays a genie and grants wishes to two children. However, there is no evidence that this movie ever existed.

Film
Target to Stop Selling Trading Cards in Stores

After a violent incident, Target will no longer sell Pokémon and select sports trading cards in stores.

Gaming
Smithsonian Launches Educational Cruises...

Smithsonian has partnered with Ponant Cruise Line to offer unforgettable cruise experiences.

Travel
WATCH: Raw Footage of Florida Fisherman ...

While tarpon fishing near the everglades, this Florida resident somehow kept his wits about him as he captured his own narrow escape from an alligator attack.

National News
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando End Temperature Checks

There’s one less queue to go through at Florida theme parks.

Travel
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