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Embrace Cottagecore at The Clarksville Sunflower Festival

Is there anything more cheery than sunflowers? Find them in full bloom at the Clarksville Sunflower Festival happening all month at Mary's Land Farm, located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Events
Visit the Kennedy Center: Indian Culture...

The Kennedy Center is hosting a free 3-day festival in celebration of Indian music, arts, and dance.

Events
Did You Know That The Washington Monumen...

Unknown to most people, there's a 12-foot replica of the gigantic monument hidden from sight directly nearby.

Local Culture
DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta Variant Surges

DC residents must wear masks indoors beginning Saturday, July 31 at 5 a.m.

Local News
5 Things People Moving to DC Should Know

D.C. has more to offer than scandal and politics. If you're moving to D.C., here's what you need to know.

Local Culture
Smithsonian Institute Reveals Names of B...

Following through on a public vote to name three adorable black-footed ferret kits, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute revealed the winning names this week.

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5 Spots to Pick Virginia Peaches This Summer

That's right, summer's juiciest fruit is ripe and ready for picking in an orchard near you. Virginia has a great climate for peaches, and you can find a pick-your-own farm in just about every other county in the state.

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

Embrace the summer heat with wine gardens, block parties, and more throughout the DMV!

Events
'Superbug' Fungus Hitting DC Nursing Hom...

Outbreaks of a "superbug" fungus has occurred in a Washington D.C. nursing home and two hospitals in Dallas. Some cases have shown resistance to treatment and medication.

Local News
Bands & Brews on the Boulevard Coming This Weekend

The Bands & Brews on the Boulevard festival is being held Saturday, July 24 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Events
Road Closures for Bands & Brews on the B...

The Bands & Brews on the Boulevard festival is being held Saturday, July 24 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Smithsonian Institute Needs Help Naming ...

Vote online or through the zoo's mobile gaming app "Zoo Guardians."

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State Articles
10 Key Ranger Tips For Visiting Shenando...

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 Fourth of July holiday celebra...

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

News
The Cicadas Are Messing With Radar Acros...

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

Local 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
'Rolling to Remember' Returns to DC for Memorial Day Weekend

"Rolling to Remember," the successor to "Rolling Thunder," is set to return to Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day Weekend after going virtual in 2020. More than 100,000 bikes are expected to ride at the event!

Events
Panic at the Gas Station: Fuel Shortage ...

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline is causing panic along the southeast and people are flocking to gas stations while several governors are declaring a state of emergency.

National News
There Are Over 10,000 Spies in DC on a D...

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 Pictures of Them, Too!)

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...

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 at the National Zoo

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.

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National Articles
Hysterical Amazon Reviews of Haribo Suga...

Check out the reviews people are leaving on Amazon for Haribo Sugar-Free Gummi Bears. You can't make this stuff up!

Local Culture
Disney to Reinstate Mask Requirements at...

Visitors will now be required to wear masks in indoor areas at the parks.

National News
Oreo Releases Limited-Edition Packaging to Camouflage Cookies Fro...

Is it a cookie or a Ford manual? These genius packaging tricks will keep the kids away from your precious cookies!!

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

Local Culture
You Could Own a Slice of Princess Diana'...

A slice of cake that was served at the royal wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer is being auctioned off by Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

World
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 August 2021.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving HBO Ma...

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 HBO Max in August 2021.

Entertainment
Olympic Games Souvenirs Are Being Sold i...

Tokyo Olympics highlights the technology of Japan by selling Olympic Game souvenirs in vending machines. These vending machines include souvenirs such as mugs, bags, and traditional Japanese dolls.

World
Sunshine Mills Issues Recall of Various Dog Foods

The FDA posted a voluntary recall announcement by Sunshine Mills on Friday. Various brands of dog food are suspected of having "potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin."

National News
Why Are Some Houses Blurred Out on Googl...

How to blur out your home on Google Street View.

Tech
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, July 25–...

We've got our weekly list of the top 5 songs that were just released this week, and it's full of amazing and talented artists.

Music
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 August 2021.

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