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Virginia Dream Homes: A Roanoke Hideaway With a Private Lake for ...

Check out this little slice of heaven! This week's featured listing is a contemporary farmhouse home on over 56 acres of land.

Real Estate
Wolf Trap Announces Plans for 2021 Summe...

Wolf Trap Foundation has announced its first set of performances for the 2021 season. Sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, the country’s only national park for the performing arts will be welcoming fans back just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first concert at the Filene Center.

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

We've curated some fun events happening in the DMV, whether you're staying in or trekking out safely. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 30, to Sunday, May 2.

Events
Spotlight on the Arts Returns to Fairfax City

Fairfax County's Spotlight on the Arts has returned this year after missing out last year due to COVID19. Spotlight on the Arts showcases many of Fairfax County's arts.

Events
Go Hog Wild at the Annual Beer, Bourbon ...

Meat falling off the bone? Sign us up! After taking a year off, the festival is back and turning up the heat in 2021!

Events
National Zoo, Select Smithsonian Museums...

The National Zoo, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia, and six museums in D.C. are slated to reopen in May. Visitors will have to reserve timed-entry passes ahead of time online.

Attractions
Virginia Dream Homes: A Stunning McLean Mansion for $11.49M

This modern manor house is perched on the banks of the Potomac for the pinnacle of waterfront living.

Real Estate
Virginia Dream Homes: An 18th-Century Co...

Experience the charm of country living at 'Maple Lawn,' this week's featured listing.

Real Estate
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

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
2021 Swarmageddon: Millions of Cicadas Set to Emerge in Several 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. The cicadas are expected to make their presence known starting at the beginning of May.

Local News
Amazon's New Franconia Grocery Store Is ...

Looking for a new job? The grocery store concept that Amazon is bringing to Franconia has a starting pay scale of $15.00 per hour.

Local News
Pick Your Own Flowers at the Epic Burnsi...

It's tulip time! This annual event is a beautiful way to get out and enjoy nature as you pick your own flowers directly from the fields.

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State Articles
Hot Tree Summer: Arlington County Kicks ...

Arlington County is asking for volunteers to "Adopt-a-Tree" to "help Arlington County’s public trees thrive through dry weather."

Home & Garden
Panic at the Gas Station: Fuel Shortage Along the Southeast

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline is causing panic along the southeast and people are flocking to gas stations while several governors are declaring a state of emergency.

National News
Virginia Dream Homes: Charming 'Windy Hi...

This idyllic suburban farm will blow you away. Located in the green hills of Clifton, it has the best of both worlds. Anyone in the market for an epic party barn?

Real Estate
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
Hiking With Llamas a New Trend in Virginia?

Want some four-legged company while you take in the beauty of our great state? Luckily for you, we've found a hiking adventure in Virginia that will let you go hiking with llamas. So saddle up, partner – it's llama time!

Attractions
Governor Northam Plans to Lift COVID-19 ...

Virginia will lift capacity and social distancing restrictions by June 15 if it continues to see a decline in COVID cases and a rise in vaccinations, said Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday morning.

Local News
There Are Over 10,000 Spies in DC on a D...

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
Virginia’s Historic Hotels: The Martha Washington Inn & Spa

The stately Four-Diamond Martha Washington Inn & Spa, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Abingdon, has been the stage for many stories over its historic lifetime. This inn was built in 1832!

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
Virginia Safari Park Welcomes 2 Baby Rhi...

The Virginia Safari Park has recently announced the arrival of two new members to its herd. Rhino mothers Samira and Kya each gave birth to a new rhino calf, both at the end of 2020—a boy and a girl.

Local News
Smithsonian Adding 'Star Wars' X-Wing Fighter to Collection at Na...

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
18 Quotes About Moms By Famous People—Bo...

Our mothers are the first to teach us about love. And that love is clear in these 18 quotes about moms by famous people over the years.

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National Articles
VIDEO: 5-Year-Old Has 'Staring Contest' ...

On April 10, 2021, a 5-year-old girl named Rian Woodard was playing in her backyard at her family home in Castle Rock, Colorado, when a bobcat hopped the fence in its pursuit of a rabbit. The two had a staredown, and the entire encounter was captured on a Nest video camera.

National News
Tiger Walking in Houston Neighborhood Ra...

Just in case you didn't get enough of Carole Baskin from the "Tiger King" docuseries on Netflix, here's one more reality appearance.

National News
'The Voice': Biff Gore, 'Ambassador of Soul,' Gives OCN Live an E...

OCN Live chats with Biff Gore about season 6 of "The Voice" and gets an exclusive performance from his new album that's releasing soon!

Music
White Claw Will Be Available on United A...

Plus, a revamped snack menu to go with it! United Airlines recently unveiled a beefed-up food and drink menu.

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WATCH: Colorado Rockies Fan Gets Knocked...

In an incident recorded on video, a Padres fan can be seen walking up to another man, who seems to be a Rockies fan, and punches him right in the face. The knockout punch went down during the 6th inning at Coors Fields.

Sports
VIDEO: Terrifying Footage Shows Balcony Full of People Collapsing...

The shocking incident left at least a dozen people injured and two of them being treated for critical injuries.

National News
How to Use Gas Buddy to Navigate the Tem...

Originally created to help people save money at the pump, the Gas Buddy app is the unsung hero of the recent fuel shortages.

Automotive
FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for...

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use amongst young adolescents 12-15 years old. Health experts believe this marks another significant effort to curb the spread of infectious disease.

National News
Scientists Make Rare Pregnant Egyptian Mummy Discovery

Researchers at the Warsaw Mummy Project made a very unexpected and rare discovery while examining artifacts at the National Museum of Warsaw with a CT scanner for the first time. The woman is believed to have died in the 1st Century B.C.

World
Rare Animal Photographed for First Time ...

Elusive antelope species captured on wildlife camera. Walter's duiker made itself known on a trail camera in Togo.

World
VIDEO: Wolverine Fends Off Attack From 2...

A video posted on April 10, 2020, has recently resurfaced online that shows a wolverine facing off against two large wolves somewhere in the remote wilderness of Russia.

World
Thursday Night Football Moving to Amazon Prime in 2022

Starting 2022, Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football (TNF). Amazon will take Thursday Night Football over from FOX. 

Sports
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