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Six Flags America Is Hiring Now for the 2021 Season

Looking for a new gig? Check out the current openings at Six Flags America.

Local News
Marijuana Legalization on the Table in M...

The new bill would legalize recreational cannabis and erase criminal penalties for those incarcerated.

Local News
Potomac Paddle Club Is Taking Reservatio...

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
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (February 26–28)

Are you ready for the weekend? You will be when you see our weekend roundup for February 26–28!

Events
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
Beloved Potomac River Staple 'Tim's Rive...

After 28 years, SunCal has declined to renew Tim Bauckman's lease for popular Potomac shoreline restaurant "Tim's Rivershore Restaurant and Crab House."

Restaurants
2021 Swarmageddon: Millions of Cicadas Set to Emerge in Several 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
Maryland Zoo Is Holding an Adults-Only G...

The egg hunt will be a fun event for people over 21. The zoo will host the event at night with participants searching the zoo grounds for glow-in-the-dark eggs.

Events
PEEPS Is Back With a Cookie Coop and the...

The cookie house kit is available at BJ's Warehouse stores.

Products & Promotions
The 2021 DC Auto Show Has Been Officially Canceled

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
Bill Would Allow Therapy Dogs in Marylan...

There is currently no law or guidelines for allowing therapy dogs in public schools.

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State Articles
Abbey Burger Bistro Shutters Ocean City ...

The chain's remaining locations are open for business. The decision was shaped by the pandemic's impact on the service industry.

Local News
Baltimore Eases COVID-19 Restrictions This Week

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced modified COVID-19 restrictions due to overall improvement. The new rules took effect at 6:00 a.m., February 22.

Local News
DC Water Offers Renters a New Form of Fi...

D.C. Water Cares is a multi-pronged initiative designed to help residents in financial need.

Local News
Salt Boxes in Baltimore Have Been Turned...

More than 100 salt boxes around Baltimore City have been decorated by local artists.

Art
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
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
'Cupid's Drive-In' Is Bringing Romance t...

Experience a romantic double feature with "Casablanca" and "La La Land"

Events
DC Mural Draws Attention to Potential Statehood ... and Rats

Down an alley in the unassuming neighborhood of Adams Morgan in D.C., a giant rat stalks day and night, towering over buildings and breathing fire into the cool January air. This giant rat has been dubbed "Ratzilla" and is the latest street art sensation by artist Juan Pineda, commissioned by Suzanne Allen.

Local News
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and Take Fairfa...

Warning: Get ready to see humans devouring chocolate in their natural habit! Just follow the trail through Fairfax that we mapped out for you.

Attractions
Visit Painted Sky Alpaca Farm, the Cuddl...

Talk about "alpaca magic"—this farm and textile mill lets you snuggle alpacas!

Local Culture
Maryland Mansions: A Private Island Cottage for $1M

This is waterfront living at its very best! Though technically a private peninsula, only the thinnest strip of land connects this unique property to the mainland.

Real Estate
City Health Department Temporarily Close...

On Sunday, January 17, the Baltimore City Health Department closed the National Aquarium in Baltimore (NAIB) for failing to maintain social distancing at exhibits.

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National Articles
St. Patrick's Day Facts: By the Numbers

We've decided to take a deeper look at the facts and figures surrounding St. Patrick's Day, to add more appreciation for the beloved Irish holiday.

Local Culture
The First 3D-Printed Home on the Market ...

SQ4D Inc. has put the first concrete 3D-printed home on the market for $299,999, and it may just solve the affordable housing crisis.

Real Estate
Smile! National Dentist's Day Is March 6!

Flash those pearly whites as you take time to thank your dentist. Don't worry, scheduling a visit as a patient is optional.

Events
FCC Program to Pay $50 Towards Broadband...

The program will also pay $100 towards a laptop or tablet. The new program by the CARES Act has been launched by the FCC.

National News
Alicia Keys Reacts to Viral TikTok Video...

Nine-year-old Annika Coverly's poolside rendition of Alicia Keys' hit song 'Girl on Fire' has gone viral, with the singer herself commenting, "Sing, Mama."

Music
Paramount+ Streaming Service Now Available

As Paramount+ launches, the second-oldest Hollywood studio fights to get in the streaming game. If you're curious, the site features Paramount+ Originals like "Star Trek: Picard," "Star Trek: Discovery", "The Good Fight," and "Why Women Kill."

Entertainment
Chipotle Collaborates With e.l.f. on Mak...

The inspired-by-Chipotle eye palette comes with free chips and guac from its namesake restaurant. The limited-edition makeup collection from e.l.f. Cosmetics launches on March 10.

Style
So, the CDC Has a 'Zombie Preparedness' ...

In case you weren't already aware, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a "Zombie Preparedness" guide on its website as part of a "tongue-in-cheek" campaign that began way back in 2011.

National News
Michigan Mother Dies Protecting Twin Sons in Tragic Car Crash

Hillarie Galazka, 29, was driving to her Lincoln Park home in Davison, Michigan, with her 5-year-old twin sons when a speeding driver rammed into the rear end of her Saturn Ion.

National News
Start Saving Now: First Space Hotel Set ...

The Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC) is slated to open the galaxy's first space hotel in 2027. The luxe hotel will feature artificial gravity, government modules, private homes, and commercial activity.

World
Universal's 'Islands of Adventure' Recon...

Dr. Seuss Enterprises took six books off its production line, causing Universal Studios Resort to reconsider the "If I Ran the Zoo" play area and the "Mulberry Street Shop" should stay.

National News
Alamo Drafthouse Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The Alamo Drafthouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company will close some theaters, including its original location in Austin, Texas.

Business
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