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Visiting These 5 Maryland Gardens Will Put a Spring in Your Step!...

Perennials, herbs, and topiaries abound at these gardens in the Old Line State!

Home & Garden
Attention, Actors: Extras Are Needed for...

Calling all aspiring actors—an exciting opportunity has just presented itself for a movie shooting in Central Virginia. Background roles for "Tapawingo" range between the ages of 15 and 80.

Local News
Longtime vice president for government a...

Tom Lewis, who served in the role for more than a decade, will retire June 30; Jeanne Hitchcock will lead GCA on an interim basis

Local News
Crumbl Cookies to Open 6 New Locations in Virginia

The cookie shops deliver freshly baked, warm cookies right to your door.

Products & Promotions
Flying Dog Introduces Low-Calorie Beer f...

If you're craving a light beer for your backyard hangs this summer, Flying Dog has just the ticket. The Frederick-based brewery is coming out with a beer that's low in calories but high in flavor called the Zen Blaster Active Ale.

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The Cicadas Are Messing With Radar Acros...

Radar images that look like rain clouds are actually made up of flying cicadas.

Local News
I'm Fully Vaccinated: Where Do I Still Need to Wear Masks in DC, ...

If you're fully vaccinated in the DMV area, where do you still need to wear your mask? Find out here.

Business
Popular Atlanta Popup 'The Black Hair Ex...

"The Black Hair Experience" art installation popup comes to the DMV to "celebrate Black women and their hair." Tickets are $32.

Attractions
Mermaid Museum Now Open in Maryland

Located in Berlin, Maryland, the Mermaid Museum is the first of its kind on the east coast. The museum opened in March and delves into the history and folklore behind the legendary tailed sea creature.

Attractions
Inner Harbor's Fourth of July Bash Has Been Canceled

Another year, another tradition canceled due to the pandemic. Inner Harbor's Fourth of July fireworks have been put on the back burner for 2021 in fear of producing "superspreader" events.

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Washington Football Team Picks Richmond ...

In July, Washington Football Team is heading to Training Camp in Richmond, Virginia. On Friday, the team announced they'll be settling at the Bon Secours Training Center between Tuesday, July 27, and Saturday, July 31, to conduct training sessions and interact with fans.

Sports
Maryland Mass Vaccination Sites to Close...

As demand wanes, mass vaccination sites to be replaced by local pharmacies and providers. The last Maryland vaccination center slated to close is at the Six Flags America Theme Park on July 17, 2021.

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State Articles
Where to Pick Strawberries in Maryland T...

Nothing is quite like sun-ripened strawberries still warm from the fields in Maryland. Make a plan to pick your own this year!

Attractions
6 New African Penguins Make Adorable First Appearance at the Mary...

The penguin chicks are named after precious gems. You might recall the adorable voting campaign to choose their names.

Local News
Governor Hogan to Lift All Capacity Rest...

In a press conference on May 12, Governor Larry Hogan said health metrics have improved enough to allow restaurants and venues like casinos, stadiums, and event spaces to operate without capacity limits.

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 Daily Basis

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 Fi...

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 Mother's Day Weekend (Ma...

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
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.

Local News
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
Second Seal Returned to Ocean After Reha...

The seal was found on the beach in Ocean City suffering from dehydration. Nicknamed "Stuart Little," the rehab team taught him how to forage for ice, essential to keep him hydrated.

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National Articles
Sinbad’s 'Shazaam': The Strange Case of ...

Many people remember a movie where Sinbad plays a genie and grants wishes to two children. However, there is no evidence that this movie ever existed.

Film
Who Is William White and How Did He Take...

Women love him, men want to be him, and even haters can't find much to complain about. Meet TikTok's current heartthrob, @Whiteyy18, and find out why all of TikTok is talking about him.

Tech
FBI and Australian Police Arrest 800 in Dark Net Sting

Federal authorities in Australia and the United States arrested 800 people this week for a variety of crimes, including drug trafficking, money laundering, and human trafficking.

National News
Every Title Coming to Disney+ This Month

June 2021: New month, new Disney+ titles. Get ready, there are a ton of great titles coming to Disney+ this month!

Entertainment
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 June 2021.

Entertainment
Your Guide to the 2021 Outdoors Bassmaster Classic

The 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic is this weekend. We've put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the big event!

Events
Why Watermelon and Yellow Mustard Make a...

TikTok makes us do crazy things and slathering fresh watermelon with yellow mustard is no exception. Somehow, this weird combination actually works!

Food & Drink
Starbucks Will Accept Reusable Cups Once...

There will be rules, but it looks like reusable cups are back. The coffee giant will once again accept them through a contactless procedure.

Products & Promotions
Copycat Recipe: Starbucks' S'mores Frappuccino

Since we won't see the S'mores Frappuccino on shelves this summer, here's how you can make the fan-favorite drink at home!

Recipes
How to Plan a Perfect Picnic

Whether you're day-tripping to your local park or just eating lunch in your backyard, the key to planning a picnic is the convenience factor.

Lifestyle
How to Make a Watermelon Cake

We've all seen watermelon baskets overflowing with fruit, but have you ever tried making a watermelon cake? This simple craft is a fun way to make the most of this summertime favorite.

Recipes
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, May 30–June 6

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our top five new songs this week!

Music
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