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Potomac Paddle Club Is Taking Reservations for the 2021 Season

Book a spot on one of the city's coolest boat tours! Potomac Paddle Club provides a unique BYOB experience, blending D.C. monuments, plenty of pedaling, and a whole lot of fun.

Attractions
Washington Football Team Taking Public I...

The team will be getting a new name and maybe a new owner for the 2022 NFL season. On February 23, the team launched a new website for fans to submit their team name and logo ideas.

Sports
2021 Swarmageddon: Millions of Cicadas S...

After 17 years underground, Brood X is returning to Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and West Virginia. This round has the greatest range and concentration of any of the 17-year cicadas.

Local News
DC Jazz Club 'Blues Alley' Might Not Recover From Pandemic

The Georgetown landmark has reportedly been put on the market. The owner is hoping to relocate, but the club won't be in its original form.

Local News
The 2021 DC Auto Show Has Been Officiall...

The event has been rescheduled for January 2022. As the city faces the ongoing pandemic crisis and the uncertainty surrounding a formal reopening, the D.C. Auto Show has officially been canceled.

Local News
Virginia and Maryland Launch Hotlines to...

The call centers are designed to help people who are unable to use the web to book an appointment.

Local News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (February 19–21)

Mark your calendars—it's time for our weekend roundup, February 19–21! From pottery to George Washington to the Lunar New Year, there's something for everyone.

Events
Your Essential Guide to Washington, DC, ...

With centuries of history behind it, even Washington, D.C., itself has developed its own culture and, consequently, some unique words, phrases, and overall lingo. Think you can speak like a Washingtonian? Check out our favorite Washington, D.C., lingo!

Local Culture
Rabies Alert : 2 Rabid Raccoons Found in...

A county-wide rabies outbreak is suspected, and pet owners are advised to keep their pets updated on the rabies vaccine.

Local News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Valentine's Day Weekend ...

Feel the love with virtual gatherings across DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We've got a roster of lovey-dovey virtual paint nights to wine tastings and chocolate.

Events
The Geeky Weekly: Everything Hollywood G...

Many TV shows and films are set in Washington, D.C, but Hollywood doesn't seem to understand our city at all.

Local Culture
The 6 Commandments of 'Slugging'

Slugging is little more than organized hitchhiking. Unique to the D.C. region, it brings scores of commuters to huddle in shuffling masses, just waiting for the right offer.

Lifestyle
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State Articles
5 Things They Don't Tell You About DC an...

Traffic is the one topic anyone from the DMV can agree on—just bring up the Beltway and you'll get an immediate eye roll.

Local Culture
Baltimore and Morgan State Played a Part in the Creation of Netfl...

D.C. native David E. Talbert brings the wonder of Christmas magic to Netflix (with a little bit of Baltimore and Morgan State in the mix).

Film
Our Marylanders Then: John Wilkes Booth

Lincoln's assassin was a prominent actor from Maryland.

Local Culture
5 Cool Facts About Future First Lady Jil...

As Joe Biden becomes America's 46th President, we're taking a look at incoming FLOTUS, Dr. Jill Biden.

Local Culture
Doctors See Increase in Children's Headaches, Likely Due to Virtu...

With at least half of students across America participating in virtual learning, pediatricians are seeing record numbers of children grades K-12 suffering from headaches. Many parents are pointing at increased screen time due to remote learning as the culprit.

Wellness
True Chesapeake Oyster Co. Offers Up Loc...

Celebrate in style with some delicious oysters on the half shell. Maryland-based True Chesapeake Oyster Company is sending its bivalves all over the region in a special partnership with Mom's Organic Market.

Products & Promotions
The Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

We apologize in advance to anyone with fragile ears. These Christmas songs are almost impossible to enjoy.

Entertainment
This Database Allows You to Browse the Salaries of Thousands of D...

This 2020 database allows users to search up the salary figures on state employees in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Local News
DC Sees an Exodus of Residents in First ...

According to a movers focus group, MyMove, Washington, D.C., saw three times more people moving out of the city between February and July of 2020, compared to 2019.

Local News
DC Sees a Spike in Divorce Rates During ...

Many couples in Washington, D.C., are filing for divorce, more so than in previous years, according to a recent survey. Is the pandemic to blame?

Local News
7 Easy Ideas for DIY Christmas Decor

Part of the magic of the holiday season is the transformation of your home. Here are some great DIY decor projects!

Lifestyle
Put Together an Incredible Christmas Coo...

When you think back on your favorite holiday memories, a good many of them will probably involve making or eating Christmas cookies.

Food & Drink
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National Articles
'Rugrats' Reboot Is Heading to Paramount...

Calling all '90s kids—your favorite gang of rascals is coming back to the small screen. "Rugrats" is getting a reboot for Viacom CBS's streaming service Paramount+.

TV
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu T...

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in March 2021.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to Amazon Prime Video This Month

With so many Amazon Prime Video Originals and other classic movie and TV titles, you'll have plenty to binge-watch this month! Here's everything coming to and leaving Amazon Prime in March 2021.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to Disney+ This Month

March 2021: New month, new year, new Disney+ titles. Get ready, there are a ton of great titles coming to Disney+ this month!

Entertainment
Worldwide Beauty Brand Becca Cosmetics C...

Becca Cosmetics will cease operations in September. Another cosmetic titan falls victim to the global pandemic.

Style
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netflix This Month

New month, new Netflix titles. There are a ton of titles arriving on the streaming service this month, but there are also a ton of movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in March 2021.

Entertainment
Golden Globes 2021: Complete List of Nom...

The 2021 Golden Globe Awards are set to take place Sunday, February 28, on NBC, with now four-time hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Check out the full list of nominations.

Entertainment
New Music Review: Songs Released Februar...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week! Check out our music review to see if any of your favorites are on our list.

Music
Dunkin's Matcha Latte Returns to Menus This Week, Plus a New Donu...

They're a "Matcha" made in heaven! Dunkin's is rolling out two new items this week.

Products & Promotions
Brightly-Colored Dogs Discovered in Russ...

Blue, pink, and green dogs discovered in the Russian cities of Dzerzhinsk and Podolsk serve as reminders of a chemical, "toxic legacy."

World
Taco Bell Is Testing Out a Chicken Sandw...

The Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco launches at drive-thrus in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Nashville before going national.

Products & Promotions
Man in Hospital Bed Is Actually a Life-Sized Cake; Pictures Go Vi...

The 'hyperrealistic' cake is made by Ben Cullen for a music video of rapper Slowthai and its pictures have stirred varied reactions among netizens.

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