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Crimson Clover Festival Coming to Howard County

"Crimson and Clover, over and over." The herb that inspired the '60s hit “Crimson and Clover by the Shondells is actually a hearty plant that is harvested and made into hay for livestock.

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'A Good Samaritan': Man Saves Child Thro...

The man jumped into Assawoman Bay Sunday to save an infant ejected 20 feet into the water. The "Good Samaritan" has requested anonymity.

Local News
Prince George's County Volunteer Firefig...

Volunteer firefighters in Lanham have been charged with conspiring to set fires knowing they would be called to put them out.

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Wolf Trap Announces Plans for 2021 Summer Season

Wolf Trap Foundation has announced its first set of performances for the 2021 season. Sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, the country’s only national park for the performing arts will be welcoming fans back just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first concert at the Filene Center.

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

We've curated some fun events happening in the DMV, whether you're staying in or trekking out safely. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 30, to Sunday, May 2.

Events
Archeological Dig Reveals Maryland's Ori...

A special announcement from Historic St. Mary's City will accompany the findings on March 25!

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Orioles Offering Free COVID Tests to Fans at Games

The Baltimore Orioles are partnering with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) to provide free COVID testing to fans at home games. Testing is optional and is not required for fans entering the ballpark.

Sports
National Zoo, Select Smithsonian Museums...

The National Zoo, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia, and six museums in D.C. are slated to reopen in May. Visitors will have to reserve timed-entry passes ahead of time online.

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

With the weather warming up in the DMV, the region is taking note of springtime fun! We've compiled in-person and virtual events happening in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia this weekend, April 23–25.

Events
Mural Depicting Thurgood Marshall and Ruth Bader Ginsberg Painted...

The mural resides across from the Anne Arundel County Courthouse. This is the same non-profit that painted the massive mural of Breonna Taylor last summer.

Local News
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.

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A Visitors Guide: Great Falls Park and T...

Enjoy the trails and views of the Great Falls via the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Park in Maryland.

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State Articles
Maryland Mansions: A Hunt Country Estate...

If a sprawling horse farm is your idea of a dream home, then this is the listing for you. Welcome to "Foxfire." Foxfire is located at 3311 Jarrettsville Pike in Monkton and it's currently listed for $6,500,000 by Krauss Real Property Brokerage.

Real Estate
Candy for a Cause: Mother-Son Business in Baltimore Sells Sweets ...

Bro Bombz has raised over $1,000 for Maryland Food Bank! Eight-year-old Jacob Cohen wanted to help people struggling amid the pandemic.

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
Baltimore Rapper 'Chad Focus' Sentenced ...

Randallstown resident Chad Arrington used a credit card provided by his day job to rack up $4 million in unauthorized purchases.

Local News
Our Marylanders Then: John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth is one of the most infamous figures in American history. An actor from a famous family, he assassinated Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

Local Culture
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 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
Smithsonian Adding 'Star Wars' X-Wing Fighter to Collection at Na...

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., has secured the ultimate piece of movie memorabilia, the X-Wing Fighter from the "Star Wars" saga. The fighter will be on a long-term loan from Lucasfilm and will be displayed at the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in 2022.

Attractions
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
7 Pretty Accurate Stereotypes of People ...

Socialite? Smartypants? Hipster? You can probably name off at least a person or two who fits each of these D.C. stereotypes. Enjoy.

Local Culture
Marylanders Can NOW Go Outside Without a Mask

Case rates have declined enough for Governor Hogan to lift the outdoor mask mandate. Other restrictions are starting to lift in the state as well.

Local News
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.

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National Articles
Learn How to Crochet in 3 Easy Steps

All you need to learn how to crochet is yarn, a crochet hook, and a willingness to try. This textile art is one of the easiest to pick up, and before you know it, you'll be making all sorts of cool crafts.

Home & Garden
8 Natural Ways to Control Seasonal Aller...

Here we go again: it's allergy season. But before you reach for that over-the-counter or doctor-prescribed medication, let’s discuss what causes allergies and what the best way is to naturally control them!

Wellness
Recipe: Coffee, Chocolate, and Pecan Banana Bread

This caffeine-infused banana bread is the perfect addition to a lazy Sunday breakfast.

Recipes
Wellness: What to Do About Bug Bites Thi...

The incessant itching, the unsightly redness – Bug bites are always a downside to enjoying the outdoors in warm weather.

Wellness
China Tourist Left Clinging to Shattered...

World
US Mint Selects Maya Angelou and Sally Ride in First Round of Hon...

With the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment's passage in mind, the U.S. Mint is honoring incredible women through a line of quarters. Maya Angelou and Sally Ride will kick off the American Women Quarters Program slated to go into motion next January.

National News
Taste Test Chronicles: Chocolate From Ar...

Don't skip the imported food aisle next time you want a chocolate fix. Some of these international treats are downright delicious!

Products & Promotions
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
5 Last-Minute Tax Tips

The tax deadline is May 17—there's still time. Here are some tax tips that'll want to know for either personal or small business.

Lifestyle
TikTok's Viral Ramen Hack Gives Your Noo...

The internet is full of fun ideas for doctoring up ramen. The latest trend creates a creamy, savory broth out of a few basic ingredients.

Recipes
Krispy Kreme Debuts Special Graduation D...

Graduation season is in full swing and Krispy Kreme is helping those well-deserving graduates celebrate. Now through May 16, Krispy Kreme locations around the U.S. will be selling a special graduates dozen that features several flavors emblazoned with "2021."

Products & Promotions
Voluntary Recall of Ruffles Brand Chips Affects 9 States

Frito Lay recalled some chips sold at Sam's Club throughout the U.S.

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