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George Washington Memorial Parkway to Receive Safety Updates

The National Park Service will implement new safety measures on the George Washington Memorial Parkway starting later in 2021. The adjustments will affect the section between Alexandria and Mount Vernon.

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M&T Bank Stadium to Add Walk-Up Vaccine ...

The walk-up vaccine appointments will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

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CDC Rewards Maryland Over $54M to Expand...

The fund is expected to support efforts of expanding vaccine distributions in hard-hit communities of the state.

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Tickets Now on Sale for 'Day Out With Thomas' in Baltimore

Thomas the Tank Engine is returning to Baltimore in May just in time for spring! The event features train rides, games, character appearances, and exclusive merchandise.

Events
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces I...

The halls are alive with the sound of music! The BSO just released their in-person lineup for the 2021-22 season.

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

Highlights include a wine festival, shopping pop-up, and a virtual 5K for a well-known charity. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 9, to Sunday, April 11.

Events
Baltimore City Rec Centers and Programs Are Now Open

Twenty-six Baltimore City Recreation Centers and related programs reopened on Monday, and the new Cahill Fitness and Wellness Center will open on April 10.

Local News
Maryland Mansions: Elegant 'Tacaro Farm'...

If you're in the market for a magnificent country estate, then this is the listing for you.

Real Estate
The Fell's Point Ghost Walk Resumes for ...

If you're trying to think of something different to do on your next trip to the city, then look no further. The Fell's Point Ghost Walk is back for the 2021 season and these guided walking tours are a great way to get your steps in and see the eerie history of Baltimore, Maryland.

Attractions
Maryland Zoo Adds 2 White Rhinos to African Watering Hole

The Maryland Zoo gets two new residents, but of course, after they quarantined. They were transferred in November and are adjusting to their new home.

Local News
Police Looking for Woman Who Rammed Car ...

Three people were injured when someone drove their car into the front of a Taco Bell restaurant in Charles County. Video of the crash was posted online by a customer at the restaurant.

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The Semper 5ive Race Is Going Live at Qu...

Looking for a family-friendly, in-person race this spring? Head to Marine Base Quantico for this 5-miler!

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State Articles
DC Government Services to Close for Eman...

The closures will be in effect on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. There will not be an Emancipation Day parade due to the pandemic.

Local News
The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

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
Metro to Phase Out Old SmarTrip Cards in...

WMATA is installing new faregates throughout the system and you may need to upgrade your SmarTrip card.

Local News
3 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches Near DC

Because a trip to the beach isn't the same without your furry friend.

Attractions
A Beginner's Guide to Catching Blue Crabs

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
5 Ways to Entertain Yourself During Your...

Keeping your sanity on the road is important. Here are some tips on how to make your drive less stressful.

Travel
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
7 Reasons Why People Hate Driving in DC

Driving in D.C. can be an anxiety-inducing, white-knuckle experience that not everyone can handle. Here's why.

Local Culture
Our Marylanders Then: Jim Henson

"Muppets" creator Jim Henson graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Local Culture
New Maryland Vaccination Sites Announced...

Everyone 16 and over is now eligible to pre-register for the state's mass vaccination sites.

Local News
Lime Mopeds Are Now Available to Rent in DC

The company known for providing D.C. with rental bikes and scooters has a new vehicle to add to the fleet. We have a new way to get around the city, with Lime's e-mopeds making their debut in the nation's capital.

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Annapolis to Host 2021 Juneteenth Celebr...

The two-day bash features live music, theatrical performances, and a parade to honor the emancipation of Black Americans.

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National Articles
Most Popular Toy the Year You Were Born:...

We've looked far and wide to find the most popular toys of every year, from 1950 to 2009. What was the most popular toy the year YOU were born?

Local Culture
VIDEO: 'Godzilla'-Like Lizard 'Takes Ove...

A huge—and we mean, huge—lizard was seen in a Thailand 7-Eleven last week. This giant Asian Monitor lizard walked into the convenience store and began climbing the shelves. And it was all captured on camera!

World
The First Supermoon of 2021 Is Set to Shine Bright on April 26

It's going to be the biggest and brightest pink supermoon this year! It's also the first of two supermoons to happen in 2021.

Events
'Harry Potter,' 'Peaky Blinders' Actress...

British actress Helen McCrory, who is best known for her roles in "Harry Potter" and "Peaky Blinders," has died, announced her family on Friday. She was 52. McCrory died of cancer.

Entertainment
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feastin...

While many of us were stuffed last week, this squirrel had some dizzying effects from his feast.

Home & Garden
15 Most Popular Idioms and Their Meanings: 'Cat Out of the Bag,' ...

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning isn't necessarily obvious from a first glance at the individual words. We've scoured the internet and found 15 of the most-popular idioms in the English language and their meanings.

Local Culture
VIDEO: Research Finds Snakes Can Climb T...

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers were examining the use of baffles (often a long deterrent, sometimes in a shape of a stovepipe, a cone, and more) to protect the nests of Micronesia starlings on Guam when they noticed snakes hitching their way up trees in a unique way.

World
Starbucks Is Celebrating Earth Month By ...

April is Earth Month, and Starbucks is celebrating by giving you the chance to win freebies and discounts. Similar to its Starbucks for Life game, this game combines instant-win but with puzzles, for an added twist.

Products & Promotions
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring

Why should I compost? Well, the answer is simple—it's beneficial for the environment, it reduces waste, it improves soil health, it conserves resources, and it's rewarding!

Home & Garden
'Demonic' Dog Put Up for Adoption in Bru...

New Jersey woman puts New Jersey chihuahua up for adoption on Facebook because he drives her crazy. Woman says chihuahua hates animals, men, and children and compares him to a gremlin.

National News
McDonald's Closing Hundreds of Restauran...

The restaurants have suffered due to the loss of foot traffic and migration to drive-thru and delivery service.

Restaurants
Prince Phillip's Funeral: Everything We Know About the Service

Preparations for Prince Phillip's funeral are underway, and here's everything we know thus far. Prince Phillip's funeral will take place on Saturday, April 17, at 3 p.m. (BST), at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

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