Christa Emmer

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Christa Emmer

Christa Emmer is a news and lifestyle writer based in the ‘burbs of Maryland. She has contributed to CBS DC, Racked, and AXS.com and is always on the lookout for the latest and greatest in beauty. Contact her at christaaxs@gmail.com.

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Fort Collins Distillery Introduces Peanut Butter Whiskey10/23/19
Showtime Filming Pilot for Bill Clinton Novel in Maryland10/21/19
Adventures in Maryland: Crystal Grottoes Caverns10/18/19
Baileys and Georgetown Cupcake Collaborate on a Red Velvet Liqueur10/18/19
Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died, at Age 6810/17/19
Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Plan of Action for Bay Bridge Project10/17/19
Pumpkin Patches in Maryland: A County-by-County Guide10/16/19
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The Smithsonian Is Throwing a 'Hocus Pocus' Watch Party—With Wine!10/9/19
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Capital One Arena Will Soon Be the First Venue in The Country to Get a Sportsbook10/8/19
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How to Choose the Best Vitamin C Serum For Your Skin10/7/19
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The Newseum to Close at the End of the Year10/2/19
How to Rent Out Your Extra Space for Some Cash10/2/19
New Laws Going to Effect for Marylanders on Oct. 110/1/19
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The First Gas Station in America to Switch From Gas to Electric Just Opened in Maryland9/27/19
5 Places to Get Apple Cider Donuts in Maryland9/27/19
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Traffic Nightmare: Protesters Plan to Block DC Streets, Bringing City to 'Gridlocked Standstill' on Sept. 239/20/19
Adventures in Maryland: Glen Echo Park9/20/19
Get Your Kids to Sleep With a Call From Their Favorite Disney Character9/19/19
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Here's Where and When to Find the Best Fall Foliage in Maryland9/12/19
New 'Charmopoly' Board Game Created to Mark 40th Anniversary of The Inner Harbor9/12/19
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'Busboys and Poets' Coming to Howard County9/12/19
Wendy's Adding Breakfast Menu to All Stores in 20209/12/19
Howard County Becomes First Bee Sanctuary in State of Maryland9/10/19
Time Is Running Out to Apply for the Maryland Student Loan Tax Credit9/9/19
Macy’s at Mall in Columbia Introduces Backstage9/9/19
Adventures in Maryland: Historic Savage Mill9/6/19
Best Nail Colors for Fall9/4/19
Helium Balloon Releases Are No Longer Allowed in 1 Maryland County8/29/19
Paintings by George W. Bush to Be Exhibited at The Kennedy Center8/29/19
Creative and Healthy Back-to-School Lunches Made Easy8/29/19
Expect Cold, Icy Weather for the DMV Region This Winter8/27/19
Gas Explosion Destroys Office Building in Columbia8/26/19
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Adventures in Maryland: National Colonial Farm8/23/19
Construction Starts on New White House Fencing8/23/19
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Finally: Washington Monument to Reopen, Roll Out Online Ticket Sales8/20/19
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Maryland Announces Recall of 8,000 Non-Compliant Driver's Licenses8/16/19
Topgolf Is Turning Nats Park into a Driving Range8/16/19
Marshalls Giving Out Free 'Surprise Boxes' at Stores This Friday8/15/19
Nike Launches New Shoe Subscription Service for Kids8/15/19
Dunkin’ Celebrates New Fall Flavors With Free Pumpkin Coffee8/14/19
Trendy Aussie Ice Cream Brand Coming to Cones in Virginia Beach8/13/19
Tax-Free Week in Maryland Begins This Weekend8/9/19
New Phone Scam Claims the IRS Is Going to 'Suspend' Your Social Security Number8/8/19
UK Scouts Bond With Player at the Orioles Game8/5/19
Skittles Announces Limited-Edition 'Zombie'-Flavored Candy for Halloween8/5/19
Got Cellulite? Cheeky Cups Can Help You Get Rid of It8/5/19
Woodstock 50 at Merriweather Post Pavilion Has Been Officially Canceled8/1/19
5 Quirkiest Attractions in Ocean City7/31/19
The Washington Capitals Are Getting Their Own Beer, and You Can Design the Can7/30/19
Woodstock 50 Music Festival May Be Coming to Maryland7/26/19
$575M Settlement Reached for Consumers in the Equifax Data Breach7/26/19
Adventures In Maryland: Fort Frederick State Park7/26/19
Swimply 'Pool Sharing' Platform Launches in Maryland and Virginia7/26/19
RECALL: Boppy Company Recalls Infant Head and Neck Support Accessory7/25/19
Tourist Kicked in the Groin by Wild Horse at a Maryland Beach7/22/19
CBS Goes Dark on AT&T and DIRECTV, But We Found Ways You Can Still Watch7/22/19
You Can Spend the Night on the Wienermobile This Summer7/22/19
Get Ready, Under Armour Fans: The Sample Sale Is Here!7/19/19
Plane Crashes on the Beach in Ocean City7/18/19
Tennis Stadium Now Open at the Top of Union Market in DC7/18/19
Here They Are! The 71st Emmy Award Nominations Have Been Announced7/17/19
Guy Fieri Bringing New 'Chicken Guy!' Restaurant to the DMV7/17/19
Extreme Heat Heading to the DMV Region This Weekend7/16/19
Attorney General Warns Maryland Residents About Large Medical Data Breach7/16/19
6 Places You Can Get Free Makeup on Your Birthday7/15/19
Adventures in Maryland: The National Aquarium7/11/19
Smithsonian to Mark Anniversary of Moon Landing With Rocket Projection on the Washington Monument7/11/19
Burger King Introduces Tacos to the Menu7/11/19
Maya, Dolphin at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Has Died7/10/19
The Dream of a US Army Museum Is About to Come True7/10/19
DC Region Pounded by Heavy Rain7/9/19
Halo Top Milkshakes Are Coming to Subway7/9/19
Recall: Bottled Water Due to High Arsenic Levels7/5/19
Mother Says Son Infected With Vibrio 'Flesh-Eating' Bacteria in Ocean City7/3/19
Hotel in Ocean City Looking For Owner of Stuffed Animal 7/3/19
All the New Laws That Took Effect in July in the DMV7/3/19
4th of July Safety Tips: How to Stay Safe This Holiday7/2/19
Adventures in Maryland: National Harbor6/28/19
London Town to Celebrate the 4th of July With Special Reenactments6/28/19
New Exhibit Reveals DC Landmark Designs That Didn't Leave the Drawing Board6/27/19
New Foal Born on Assateague Island6/27/19
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Float Around Ocean City This Summer on a Tiki Bar Boat6/25/19
Quench Your Thirst This Summer With Non-Alcoholic Wine Water6/24/19
Coast Guard Looking for Hoax Caller Near Ocean City6/20/19
Krispy Kreme Adds New Doughnut to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing6/20/19
Maryland Running Pilot Program for Digital License Plates 6/19/19
RECALL: El Monterey Breakfast Wraps Have Been Recalled 6/19/19
You Can See 'Hamilton' for Just $10 at The Hippodrome Theatre 6/18/19
Old Bay Cupcakes: The Most 'Maryland' Thing We've Seen6/17/19
Adventures in Maryland: Havre de Grace6/14/19
'Maryland Foodie Fest' Coming to Aberdeen, June 226/14/19
The Ultimate Winter Wonderland Is Coming to Nationals Park 6/14/19
The New 'Lion King' Movie Is Getting a Makeup Collection 6/13/19
NASA Opens the Astronaut Program to Private Citizens – But the Price Is Sky-High6/12/19
Get Ready: A 'Baby Shark' TV Series Is Coming to a TV Near You6/11/19
Tyson Recalls Chicken Product That May Have Been Sold to Schools6/10/19
Old Bay Is Holding a Contest This Summer to Find Its No. 1 Fan6/7/19
Fossil Hall Reopens at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum6/6/19
DC May Be One Step Closer to Becoming Its Own State6/5/19
AMC Theatres Hosting 'Toy Story' Marathon for the Opening of 'Toy Story 4'6/5/19
Utz Snacks Introduces New Version of the 'Little Utz Girl'6/4/19
How Your Morning Smoothie Could Make You More Beautiful6/3/19
Here's When Maryland Is Offering License-Free Fishing Days This Summer5/31/19
IHOP Is Doing It Again: Changing Its Name for a Little Promotion5/31/19
Time to Chill: 5 Cold Dessert Places in Ocean City5/30/19
New Coke, Circa 1985, Returning for 'Stranger Things'5/24/19
Adventures in Maryland: Fort McHenry5/24/19
Pop-up Museum 'Candytopia' Coming to the DMV5/24/19
DC-Area Home Prices Reach Record Highs5/24/19
SAT Moves to Add 'Environmental' Scoring to College Entrance Exam5/22/19
FantasyWood Festival Coming to Columbia Over Memorial Day Weekend 5/21/19
Baltimore City Creates Manual Workaround In Midst of Ransomware Attack5/20/19
Tips for Saving Money in the Era of Video Streaming5/20/19
Hershey's Is Creating New Emoji Chocolate Bars5/20/19
Dunkin' Bringing Brand-Inspired Nail Polishes to DC Area Salons5/17/19
Speed Cameras Generated $64 Million for Maryland Last Year5/17/19
Mulberry 'Witness Tree' Falls at the Washington Monument Following Heavy Rains5/14/19
Maryland Named Best Place for College Graduates to Start a Career5/13/19
Northbound Lanes of the GW Parkway Near Arlington Closed Due to Sinkhole5/11/19
Adventures in Maryland: Sandlot Baltimore5/10/19
The Ultimate Glamping Experience Comes to the Watergate Hotel 5/10/19
José Andrés Bringing Concept Restaurant to Hill Top House Hotel5/9/19
Maryland Recreation and Parks Association Launches Discount Ticket Program for Local Theme Parks5/8/19
The 'Lawn' Is Coming to the National Building Museum This Summer5/7/19
Summer Beauty Must-Haves for the Beach5/6/19
Washington Monument to Finally Reopen This Summer5/2/19
The Measles Epidemic Is Spreading, and Some Adults May Need a Booster5/2/19
Burger King to Expand Sales of New Plant-Based Burger – 'The Impossible Whopper'4/30/19
Mattress Firm Launches Search for the Next 'Snoozetern'4/30/19
3 Places in Maryland Where You Can Do Goat Yoga4/29/19
Your Teen Can Work Out for Free This Summer at Planet Fitness4/26/19
Adventures in Maryland: Catoctin Mountain Park4/25/19
Ocean City in Need of Lifeguards for Upcoming Season4/24/19
Kohl's Will Start Taking Your Amazon Returns This Summer4/23/19
Rise Southern Biscuits Is Opening in Columbia4/23/19
6 Ways to Save Money While You're on Vacation4/15/19
Adventures in Maryland: Assateague Island4/12/19
3 Great Spring Break Trips Within Driving Distance of Baltimore4/10/19
Charmin Introduces Giant Toilet Paper Roll That Will Last Up to a Month4/10/19
Here’s All the New Food You Can Eat at Oriole Park This Season4/8/19
New Topgolf Adding 500 Jobs at National Harbor4/4/19
New Kiosk at the MVA Allows Visitors to Print Short Stories4/4/19
You Can Now ‘Party Like It’s 1999’ at the Y2K Pop-Up in DC4/4/19
You Can 'Runaway' on a Cruise With Jon Bon Jovi This Summer4/2/19
White House Announces Garden Tour Dates for April4/2/19
Amazon Launches New Affordable Skincare Line Called ‘Belei’4/1/19
Adventures in Maryland: Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center and Trails3/29/19
Orioles Announce Promotional Nights for 2019 Season3/28/19
Adventures in Maryland: Historic St. Mary's City3/22/19
DC Eats: Steak ’n Shake Is Coming to Capitol Hill3/21/19
Ellicott City Cobbler Wins Gold in International Shoe Contest3/21/19
Unemployment Rates for Maryland and Virginia Better Than US Overall3/18/19
Last-Minute Tips to Help You File Your 2018 Federal Taxes3/18/19
RECALL: Ground Turkey Could Be Contaminated by Salmonella3/15/19
Your Dream Wedding at The Castle On The Mall, Smithsonian Buildings Now Hosting Events 3/14/19
Amazon Now Allows Prime Members to Pick a Delivery Day3/8/19
The Worst Commutes Aren't In NYC or LA; They're in the DMV Region3/8/19
'90s Drama 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Reboot Announced by Fox3/8/19
Inventors of 'Buffalo Wing' Open a Restaurant in Maryland3/8/19
The Washington National Cathedral Is Funding Its Restoration With Legos3/5/19
How Cryotherapy Can Help You Lose Fat and Look Younger3/4/19
Maryland Looking to Fill 380 Jobs Around the State3/1/19
March Comes in Like a Lion: Another Winter Storm Will Threaten Friday Commute in the DMV2/28/19
Recall: FDA Issues Recall for Another Blood Pressure Medication2/27/19
Frederick Mom's Baby Pizza Milestone Collage Goes Viral2/25/19
Ollie's Bargain Outlet to Hold Wedding Dress Sale, Feb. 21–252/22/19
Adventures in Maryland: The American Visionary Art Museum2/22/19
Fire Department Surprises Baltimore Couple With New Baby2/21/19
Is Maryland Making Another Play for Amazon?2/18/19
Giving Your Child a Leg Up on Retirement With an IRA2/18/19
Map of New Potential Chesapeake Bay Bridge Sites Released2/14/19
3 New Winter Storms Could be Heading to the DMV Region2/13/19
Fe'BREW'ary Is in Full Swing in Maryland2/13/19
Adventures in Maryland: Deep Creek, the Ultimate Winter Escape2/8/19
Bite Into Some 'Cardi B-Rownies' at Buttercream Bakeshop2/6/19
Get the Look: Valentine's Day Makeup Tips From a Pro2/4/19
The Maryland Zoo Mourns the Loss of Young Rhino Jaharo1/31/19
Maple Lawn Turkey Farm in Howard County to Hold Auction on Feb. 281/31/19
Winter Storm With Cold, Arctic Temps Moving Into the DMV on Tuesday1/28/19
Donate Blood, Get a Free Pound of Dunkin’ Coffee1/24/19
8 Things You Learn When You Move to Maryland1/24/19
 Fire & Ice Festival returns to the District Wharf This Weekend1/18/19
Printable Makeup? Beauty Technology You Won't Believe Debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show1/18/19
Earthquake Hits Off the Coast of Ocean City1/16/19
Local Shelters and Pet Food Stores Support Government Workers During the Shutdown1/12/19
Oprah Selects Baltimore for List of Places to Travel In Winter1/11/19
Take Your Date to Baltimore for a Little 'Sex at the Zoo' This Valentine's Day1/7/19
Maryland Ranks High on Growth Report for 20181/4/19
Here Are the New 2019 Laws From Around the DMV1/4/19
Puppy Rescued From Driftwood Beach Cliff on Christmas Eve12/26/18
Final Phase of Pimlico Race Course Study Released12/21/18
New 'Great Wolf Lodge' Water Park May Be in the Works for Perryville, MD12/20/18
Cool Places to Ice Skate This Winter in Maryland12/17/18
How Winning Amazon HQ2 Could Affect the DMV Region12/11/18
Columbia Named America’s Safest City for 201812/10/18
4 Maryland Farms Where You Can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree12/6/18