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Potomac Paddle Club Is Taking Reservations for the 2021 Season

Book a spot on one of the city's coolest boat tours! Potomac Paddle Club provides a unique BYOB experience, blending D.C. monuments, plenty of pedaling, and a whole lot of fun.

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

Are you ready for the weekend? You will be when you see our weekend roundup for February 26–28!

Events
Washington Football Team Taking Public I...

The team will be getting a new name and maybe a new owner for the 2022 NFL season. On February 23, the team launched a new website for fans to submit their team name and logo ideas.

Sports
Beloved Potomac River Staple 'Tim's Rivershore Restaurant and Cra...

After 28 years, SunCal has declined to renew Tim Bauckman's lease for popular Potomac shoreline restaurant "Tim's Rivershore Restaurant and Crab House."

Restaurants
2021 Swarmageddon: Millions of Cicadas S...

After 17 years underground, Brood X is returning to Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and West Virginia. This round has the greatest range and concentration of any of the 17-year cicadas.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: A Rockingham Count...

Live the relaxing resort lifestyle at this beautiful Penn Laird home.

Real Estate
Remains Found in Virginia Are Those of Woman Missing Since 2013

Alexis Murphy went missing seven years ago; it was only recently that her body was discovered.

Local News
The 2021 DC Auto Show Has Been Officiall...

The event has been rescheduled for January 2022. As the city faces the ongoing pandemic crisis and the uncertainty surrounding a formal reopening, the D.C. Auto Show has officially been canceled.

Local News
Virginia and Maryland Launch Hotlines to...

The call centers are designed to help people who are unable to use the web to book an appointment.

Local News
AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Is Looking for Extras in the Richmond Ar...

AMC's 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond' is filming in Richmond and looking for locals to cast as extras in the series' second season. Production is expected to wrap up in June with all scenes filmed in the Richmond area.

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

Mark your calendars—it's time for our weekend roundup, February 19–21! From pottery to George Washington to the Lunar New Year, there's something for everyone.

Events
CVS Offering COVID-19 Vaccines in Virgin...

If you're 65 years old or older, you can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine at your local Virginian CVS. Vaccines will be administered starting Friday, February 12, 2021.

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State Articles
30-Ton Whale Found on Maryland Shore, an...

The whale washed up on the shores of Assateague Island almost two weeks ago. Officials are asking the public to stay away from the dead carcass until it can be removed.

Local News
Baltimore Restaurant Banditos Bar & Kitchen Stakes Spot in Virgin...

The Mexican joint opens this fall in Arlington. Their specialties cover handcrafted cocktails, tacos, and a wide array of tequila.

Restaurants
Hampton Roads Black Restaurant Week Cont...

The third annual Hampton Roads Black Restaurant Week features 17 different eateries at a discounted price. Enter to win a grand prize just by eating at participating restaurants.

Events
DC Jazz Club 'Blues Alley' Might Not Rec...

The Georgetown landmark has reportedly been put on the market. The owner is hoping to relocate, but the club won't be in its original form.

Local News
Facebook Survey Shows Arlington With Highest Vaccine Acceptance

The vast majority of Northern Virginia residents are ready to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to Facebook.

Local News
Virginia Bakery Receives Relief Grant Fr...

Chesapeake resident Kimberly Outlaw, owner of Sweet Cravings Bakery, received a $10,000 grant from BeyGood and the NAACP.

Local News
Slang Terms From the 1920s That We Need ...

It's been nearly 100 years since the Roaring Twenties, an era where flappers, speakeasies, and mobsters reigned supreme. A time where there was a cultural shift away from tradition into a "modern" age of rebellion, which came in the forms of the cinema, radio, automobiles, jazz, and, most importantly, new slang terms.

Local Culture
Fairfax County Residents Can Now Track Their COVID-19 Vaccine Sta...

Are you registered for a vaccine in Fairfax County? This handy new tool lets you check your status, and more!

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: A Luxurious Clifto...

This opulent Clifton home simply has it all. The ceilings soar, the windows are enormous, and the sheer scale of the chandeliers will take your breath away.

Real Estate
Three Notch'd Brewing Company to Bring C...

The popular Virginia brewery is heading to the beach! Three Notch'd Beer, a well-established fixture on the craft brewing scene, just announced its newest location on the coast.

Local News
Fairfax County Approves of Hazard Pay Bonuses for Employees in Hi...

Fairfax County has approved of hazard-pay bonuses for its employees in high-risk or very high-risk jobs. These bonuses will consist of $2,000.

Local News
Rabies Alert : 2 Rabid Raccoons Found in...

A county-wide rabies outbreak is suspected, and pet owners are advised to keep their pets updated on the rabies vaccine.

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National Articles
Act II Rumored to Release Mac and Cheese...

While the source of the rumor is unclear, it's rumored that Act II will release mac and cheese-flavored microwave popcorn.

Products & Promotions
The 'Mr. Potato Head' Brand Is Now 'Pota...

Hasbro has it both ways as it rebrands a classic toy line. The toymaker joins the ranks of many major organizations by promoting gender inclusivity.

Lifestyle
Costco Raises Minimum Wage to $16 an Hour: 'Paying Employees Good...

Costco CEO Craig Jelinek announces Costco will raise its minimum wage this week from $15 to $16 an hour, which makes it more competitive against retailers like Amazon, Target, Best Buy, and especially Walmart.

Business
Garden Goals: Kid-Friendly Projects for ...

You don't have to wait until summer to get your kids out in the garden. There's plenty to do to get ready for the growing season that little hands can help with! Here are some fun, simple tasks that your kids will actually enjoy.

Home & Garden
'The Handmaid's Tale' Returns for Season...

Buckle up, there's a fight brewing on the latest installment of the Hulu series and it's going to be good.

TV
'Avatar' Universe Set to Expand, Co-Creators on Board With Projec...

The Avatar the Last Airbender world will only get bigger. The series' creators announced they will be expanding the world of Aang, Korra, and friends.

TV
Goodbye, Kia Minivan; Hello, Kia Carniva...

The car company Kia has decided to change their minivans to "multi-purpose vehicles" with the release of the 2022 Kia Carnival. Kia is letting go of the minivan label with hopes of better profit.

Automotive
Recipe: Irish Stew, 2 Ways

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, here are a couple of Irish stew recipes. If you're looking for something savory and comforting, give these a try!

Recipes
Give Virtual Travel a Try With 'City Guesser'—Can You Guess Which...

Virtual travel meets online gaming. Safely travel to cities around the globe right from your computer. As you "walk" the streets of the city, watch for clues and guess where you are.

Travel
6 Dr. Seuss Books Discontinued Due to 'H...

Dr. Seuss would be 116 years old today, but his memory lives on and so does his classic children's books ... except for these six books.

Books
Myths and Legends of the Amazon Pink Riv...

These majestic creatures are the largest freshwater mammals on earth ... and can change colors!

World
The Monkey Tail Beard Has Gone Viral, But We're Still Swiping Lef...

The men's facial hair phenom is taking some creative license on the monkey tail beard. Do you love it or hate it? Let us know.

Style
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