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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (April 23–25)

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 Ru...

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.

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The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City...

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 June

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

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

Catch drive-in movies, wine tastings, and so much more!

Things To Do
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.

Attractions
Mayor Brandon Scott Launches Community Cleaning Program for Balti...

The initiative aims to reduce illegal trash dumping in the city. Baltimore will be testing a communitywide cleaning program.

Local News
3 Husky Puppies in Critical Condition Af...

On Friday night, a customer at a gas station near the Hanover Street Bridge in Baltimore noticed a broken-down car. Inside, five husky puppies were found covered in their own filth and were hardly moving. The puppies are only 4-weeks-old.

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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
Maryland Gaming Revenue Hits Record in March

Casinos generated a record $169.2 million dollars in March of 2021. The best month EVER in March!

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Tickets Now on Sale for 'Day Out With Th...

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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State Articles
4 Best Places to Go Crabbing in Maryland

Whether you're new to the region or a native Marylander, crabbing is an activity for everyone. Here are the best places to go for this "very Maryland" activity.

Local Culture
Dozens of Recipes for When You're Stuck at Home

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Recipes
12 Very Maryland Products to Show Off Yo...

From kitschy to totally appropriate, we've identified the best Maryland products out there for showing off your Maryland state pride!

Local Culture
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
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.

Attractions
How to Attract Hummingbirds This Spring

Hummingbirds have been spotted in southern Virginia, and it's the perfect time to make them feel welcome. Here are some great plants and feeders that will attract these colorful little friends to your yard.

Home & Garden
Our Marylanders Then: Jim Henson

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

Local Culture
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
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
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.

Local News
New Maryland Vaccination Sites Announced...

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

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National Articles
Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Home

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. Created to raise awareness about protecting our planet, the first Earth Day led to the passage of environmental laws such as the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species acts. The theme for Earth Day 2021 is restore our earth.

Events
Costco Food Court and Samples Are Back, ...

Costco reopening indoor seating and samples distribution will start to make the world feel "normal" again, sort of.

Food & Drink
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 May 2021.

Entertainment
Drones in Shanghai Light Up the Sky and ...

On Saturday night, hundreds of drones lit up the sky in Shanghai, China, and formed a scannable QR code. The drone show was part of an advertising campaign for a role-playing game.

World
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netfli...

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 May 2021.

Entertainment
Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Include an Apocalypse, Famine, ...

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
A 'Downton Abbey' Sequel Gives Us Anothe...

Hold on to your corsets—the Crawleys are coming back, just in time for the holidays. That's right, folks, everyone's favorite aristocrats are hitting the big screen in December.

Film
'Best Of' Dating Compilations and Things...

Here are some of the more interesting interactions and messages I've received. I'm sharing because "laughter through tears" is truly the best emotion, right?!

Local Culture
Movie Theaters Slated to Be Back to Normal By 2022

Recent movie theater analyses predict that movie theater box office returns will be back to normal by 2022, with strong returns by Q4 of this year.

Film
An Open Letter From Columbine Survivor C...

Dear Fellow Survivor ... words fall significantly short, they feel small and trite. However, I felt compelled to at least try to convey some of the comforts I wish were shared with me.

Local News
4/20: A Lit History of the Marijuana Hol...

April 20, also known as 420, is a national marijuana holiday and has been celebrated across the country for years. But how did it get started? Why 4/20? We look at the history of the holiday within cannabis culture.

Local Culture
Mountain Dew Fans, Rejoice! 'Dew-S-A' Is Back for a Limited Time

What's red, white, and blue all over? That's right, guys—"Dew-S-A" is here! PepsiCo's bizarre purple drink is hitting store shelves this spring and it will be available for a limited time.

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