Brianna Persons

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Brianna Persons

Brianna is an Oregon native who made her home in the DMV over two years ago. She loves scouting out new restaurants and drooling over Van Gogh’s landscapes in the National Gallery’s East Building. When she isn’t writing for Our Community Now, she’s tackling short fiction and working her baking magic in the kitchen. She resides in Maryland with her husband Nick and their black cat Sable.

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'Unlock' a Gaming Paradise at DC's Hottest Esports Pop-Up Bar 7/18/19
The 79th National Folk Festival Is Coming to Salisbury, Sept. 6-87/18/19
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Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (May 24-27)5/22/19
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Celebrate Martha Washington's Birthday at Mount Vernon on June 15/16/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (May 17-19)5/15/19
Our Marylanders Then: Virginia Hall 5/15/19
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The 5 Best Baltimore Farmers' Markets5/9/19
Experience Peace at National Harbor's Water Lantern Festival, August 35/8/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (May 10-12)5/8/19
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Experience Movie Magic at the Maryland Film Festival, May 8-12!4/25/19
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Live Review: Deerhunter Electrifies Crowd at DC's 9:30 Club3/6/19
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Soak in the Sun at Ocean City Springfest, May 2-5! 2/27/19
3 Best Places for Italian Food in Baltimore2/26/19
Go Green at Ocean City's St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival on March 16!2/21/19
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5 Free Things to Do in Maryland in March2/18/19
Step Into Spring With 'Zoo Bloom' at The Maryland Zoo, Mar. 162/14/19
3 Best Places for American Food in Annapolis 2/11/19
Enjoy a Taste of Summer With the Ocean City Crab Soup Festival, May 112/8/19
'Fly High' at Maryland International Kite Festival, April 26-282/7/19
Our Marylanders Then: Frederick Douglass 2/6/19
4 Free Things to Do in Maryland in February2/1/19
Netflix Original 'Derry Girls' Mixes '90s Nostalgia With Societal Relevance1/28/19
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Cohen's Clothiers Closing After 115 Years in Business1/15/19
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3 Best Hamburgers in Baltimore1/9/19
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Chow Down During Winter Restaurant Week 20191/3/19
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Five Books to Read in 201912/28/18
4 Best Places to Go Crabbing in Maryland12/27/18
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Where to Go for Christmas Dinner in Annapolis12/20/18
Best New Year's Brunches in Maryland12/13/18
Best Holiday Light Displays in Baltimore12/12/18
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