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Attention, Actors: Extras Are Needed for Comedy Filming in Centra...

Calling all aspiring actors—an exciting opportunity has just presented itself for a movie shooting in Central Virginia. Background roles for "Tapawingo" range between the ages of 15 and 80.

Local News
Crumbl Cookies to Open 6 New Locations i...

The cookie shops deliver freshly baked, warm cookies right to your door.

Products & Promotions
Owner of Eighteenth Street Lounge Signs ...

After closing at the height of the pandemic, Eighteenth Street Lounge is bouncing back into DC's nightlife scene. Last week, owner Farid Nouri signed a lease for the club's new residence in Blagden Alley.

Business
After Pandemic Delays, City-State Brewing Is Now Open

The brewery's located inside a remodeled freight rail. The long-awaited watering hole is the District's newest taproom.

Restaurants
I'm Fully Vaccinated: Where Do I Still N...

If you're fully vaccinated in the DMV area, where do you still need to wear your mask? Find out here.

Business
Popular Atlanta Popup 'The Black Hair Ex...

"The Black Hair Experience" art installation popup comes to the DMV to "celebrate Black women and their hair." Tickets are $32.

Attractions
A 5-Mile Tunnel Under the District Is Now Complete

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
Washington Football Team Picks Richmond ...

In July, Washington Football Team is heading to Training Camp in Richmond, Virginia. On Friday, the team announced they'll be settling at the Bon Secours Training Center between Tuesday, July 27, and Saturday, July 31, to conduct training sessions and interact with fans.

Sports
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
8 Things You Learn When You Move to Washington, DC

Moving to a new city can be frightening and exciting at the same time—especially when it's a busy, "happening" metro like Washington, D.C. While the job opportunities are endless (making it easy to build a solid resume), the city can be intimidating at times. But don't let that fool you out of the decision to make D.C. your home. Here's a list of things you learn when you move to Washington, D.C.

Local Culture
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
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State Articles
Slang Terms From the 1920s That We Need ...

It's been nearly 100 years since the Roaring Twenties, an era where flappers, speakeasies, and mobsters reigned supreme. A time where there was a cultural shift away from tradition into a "modern" age of rebellion, which came in the forms of the cinema, radio, automobiles, jazz, and, most importantly, new slang terms.

Local Culture
There Are Over 10,000 Spies in DC on a Daily Basis

According to the International Spy Museum, there are thousands of spies operating in Washington, D.C., and chances are you probably met one today.

Local Culture
13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and P...

Yes, it's true: Even presidents love their mommies. From Washington to Biden, look at these mom pics and read these presidential quotes about moms.

Local Culture
Our Washingtonians Then: 'Prince of Moto...

This week’s famous historic Washingtonian is Marvin Gaye -- a singer, songwriter, and producer that revolutionized music in the mid-20th century.

Local Culture
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Mother's Day Weekend (Ma...

We've got brunch specials, an outdoor plant sale, or even a live concert if that's her jam. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, May 7, to Sunday, May 9.

Events
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 Reha...

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 Summer Body

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
Our Washingtonians Then: The 'Queen of S...

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 Pl...

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)!

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National Articles
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
Who Is William White and How Did He Take...

Women love him, men want to be him, and even haters can't find much to complain about. Meet TikTok's current heartthrob, @Whiteyy18, and find out why all of TikTok is talking about him.

Tech
Every Title Coming to Disney+ This Month

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

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netfli...

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 June 2021.

Entertainment
Your Guide to the 2021 Outdoors Bassmast...

The 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic is this weekend. We've put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the big event!

Events
Starbucks Will Accept Reusable Cups Once Again Starting June 22

There will be rules, but it looks like reusable cups are back. The coffee giant will once again accept them through a contactless procedure.

Products & Promotions
Copycat Recipe: Starbucks' S'mores Frapp...

Since we won't see the S'mores Frappuccino on shelves this summer, here's how you can make the fan-favorite drink at home!

Recipes
How to Make a Watermelon Cake

We've all seen watermelon baskets overflowing with fruit, but have you ever tried making a watermelon cake? This simple craft is a fun way to make the most of this summertime favorite.

Recipes
How to Plan a Perfect Picnic

Whether you're day-tripping to your local park or just eating lunch in your backyard, the key to planning a picnic is the convenience factor.

Lifestyle
Krispy Kreme Introduces Limited-Edition ...

Nothing says summer like lemonade. Grab one of these limited-edition lemonade donuts from Krispy Kreme while you can! The lemonade collection includes lemonade glazed originals and cake donuts.

Products & Promotions
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, May 30–J...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our top five new songs this week!

Music
'The Bachelor's' Chris Harrison Is Stepping Down as Host After 19...

Chris Harrison, former host of "The Bachelor," has decided to step down after backlash he received. The backlash involved him defending racist behavior.

TV
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