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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 15-17)

You won't want to miss these! From ice skating to virtual wine and pizza, art to reptilian private tours, there's something for everyone.

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Governor Hogan Announces Ramp Up on Vacc...

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new strategy for getting COVID vaccines into the arms of residents across Maryland. Teachers and educators could be vaccinated as soon as late January.

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

This weekend's itinerary leans virtual, but we assure you there's not a dull moment to be found! Throughout the weekend of January 8-10, you can go ice skating, farmers' markets, and a poetry workshop in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia!

Events
10 Maryland Laws You Won't Believe Exist ...

You'll be in shock at these 10 Maryland laws!

Local Culture
Historic White's Ferry in Montgomery Cou...

The ferry has operated on the Potomac River for more than 200 years. The closure is a result of a long-running legal dispute over the landing point in Virginia.

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Baltimore Mayor Asks Residents to Stay H...

If you were planning on going out for New Year’s Eve in Baltimore, you might want to change your plans. Mayor Brandon Scott is asking residents and visitors to stay in on New Year’s Eve to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 1–3)

Kick 2021 off with something fun, courtesy of our weekend roundup! This weekend, January 1–3, there's a wind-down of holiday light shows and craft fairs, as well as a virtual edition of DC's New Year's bash.

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

Kwanzaa, A Christmas Carol, and wine tastings--it's the holidays in the DMV!

Events
Governor Hogan to Maryland: Stay Home fo...

Travelers will be required to provide a negative COVID test or quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.

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Blue Line, 2 Stations to Close for 3 Months in February

If you're a regular on the blue line of the Metro, you’re going to have to make alternate plans beginning on February 13, 2021. Metro (WMATA) will be closing two stations and ceasing operation of the blue line through May 23.

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Our Marylanders Then: Jim Henson

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

Local Culture
As Part of Government Study, DC Will Exp...

The Department of Health and Human Services is studying stool samples to trace virus spread and hot spots around the country.

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State Articles
Maryland Mansions: A Private Island Cott...

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 Closes National Aquarium in Ba...

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

Attractions
US Capitol Building Given 'All Clear' Af...

On Monday, January 18, just days before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the U.S. Capitol building was placed under lockdown. A small fire at a nearby homeless encampment caused the building to enter lockdown.

National News
Metro to Close 13 Stations, Reduce Hours...

Metro stations close and Metrobus schedules will be impacted by security protocols in the nation's capital.

Local News
Trashing the Tree: How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree In and A...

Now that the holidays are over, how do you get rid of that Christmas tree? If you live in or around the Baltimore area, here are your avenues for getting rid of that old tree.

Home & Garden
Moving Day at the White House: How It Al...

On Inauguration Day, White House staffers only have a mere six hours to move the previous president out and move the new president in. But this year will be a little different.

Lifestyle
Free Outdoor Wi-Fi Now Offered at 10 Mon...

Library-goers can take advantage of 24-hour access at select branches

Local News
Who Is the Biggest Celebrity From DC, Maryland, and Virginia?

Check out this "People of the U.S." map to find the biggest celebrity from your DMV hometown.

Local Culture
Maryland and Virginia Rank in the Top 5 ...

Both Columbia and Virginia Beach rank lower in unemployment rates than the national average.

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The Washington Monument Is Closed Throug...

The National Park Service may extend the closures if necessary. The closure went into effect January 11.

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What the Current State of Emergency Means for DC Residents

Chaotic demonstrations this week in the nation's capital led to a 6 p.m. curfew and a state of emergency declaration. Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended the readiness status for two more weeks and here is how it will affect D.C. residents.

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An Abandoned Fairytale Amusement Park Co...

Beginning in 1955, "The Enchanted Forest" was an amusement park in Ellicott City, Maryland. It closed in 1990 and waited in ruin until Clark's Elioak Farm in Ellicott City began to rejuvenate its pieces in 2004.

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National Articles
That Bernie Sanders Inauguration Meme Is...

The Bernie Sanders meme has now been reincarnated as a crewneck sweatshirt by none other than the official Bernie Sanders campaign itself!

Style
RECALL: 3 Million Vehicles From Ford Due...

Roughly 3 million vehicles in the United States and Canada are being recalled by Ford due to faulty airbags. The devices were manufactured by a company that has been linked to the deaths of 18 people, as well as injuries in 400 drivers or passengers.

Automotive
Pup, Pup, Hooray! Major Biden's 'Indoguration' Raised More Than $...

Major Biden's virtual 'Indoguration' event raised over $200,000 for the Delaware Humane Association from which he was adopted in 2018.

National News
'Selena + Chef' Season 2 Just Dropped, '...

Selena Gomez's HBOMax show, "Selena + Chef," dropped on January 21. Gomez will host a Season 2 #CookAlong and Watch Party on Twitter on January 24.

TV
Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Dies at 86

Famed MLB legend and home run king Hank Aaron passed away on Friday, his daughter confirmed to WSB-TV. He was 86. He broke the all-time home run record on April 8, 1974.

Sports
Waffle Crisp Breakfast Cereal Is Back on the Shelves After Being ...

Celebrate like you're back in grade school watching Saturday morning cartoons, Baby! This mapley sweet cereal hits the spot every time.

Products & Promotions
The UNO Card Game Is Turning 50

Invented in 1971, the colorful, think-on-your-feet game was invented in an Ohio barbershop and celebrates 50 years of bringing families together. Two special-edition anniversary UNO games are already available in stores.

Local Culture
New Gadget Lets You Create Your Own Lips...

The new device by Yves Saint Laurent creates individual lipstick applications in tandem with your smartphone. It's runway debut happened at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Style
Balloon With Girl's Christmas List Travels From Kansas to Louisia...

A little girl's balloon traveled over 600 miles to Louisiana and was discovered by a man who found her special letter inside.

Travel
12 Throwback Films Will Return to the Bi...

Fathom Events and the TCM Big Screen Classics Series introduce a new generation to these legendary films. Check out these 12 classic movies to see if yours made the list.

Events
We Ranked Every Song on Taylor Swift's '...

Taylor Swift's surprise 2020 release is still running circles in our heads. Every song on Taylor Swift's "folklore," the "biggest album of the year," ranked.

Music
Costco Moving Photo Centers Online

The popular in-store service will move online beginning in February.

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