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Virginia Dream Homes: A Waterfront Getaway on the North River for...

Anyone up for some "sitting on the dock, just wasting time"? As the song goes, there's nothing better than "watching the ships roll in." This week's featured listing is known as Riverview and it's aptly named for its spectacular location on the banks of North River.

Real Estate
5 Ways to Entertain Yourself During Your...

Keeping your sanity on the road is important. Here are some tips on how to make your drive less stressful.

Travel
Marijuana Will Be Legal in Virginia Earl...

Simple marijuana possession will now be legal beginning July 1.

Local News
Barca Pier & Wine Bar Is the Newest Waterfront Spot in Old Town A...

Looking for a brand new watering hole with a view? Head to the waterfront and give Barca Pier & Wine Bar a try.

Restaurants
George Washington Memorial Parkway to Re...

The National Park Service will implement new safety measures on the George Washington Memorial Parkway starting later in 2021. The adjustments will affect the section between Alexandria and Mount Vernon.

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

Highlights include a wine festival, shopping pop-up, and a virtual 5K for a well-known charity. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 9, to Sunday, April 11.

Events
NoVA Eats: Hot Chikn Kitchn Brings a Taste of Nashville to Woodbr...

If you like your chicken with a kick, then this is the restaurant for you. This new Woodbridge spot does chicken in a variety of classic dishes, and it does it really, really well.

Restaurants
Virginia Dream Homes: A Mountaintop Esta...

Live luxuriously among the clouds in this elegant country estate. It's located at the top of Prickly Pear Mountain and includes over 85 acres of woodlands.

Real Estate
The Semper 5ive Race Is Going Live at Qu...

Looking for a family-friendly, in-person race this spring? Head to Marine Base Quantico for this 5-miler!

Events
DC-Area University Students May Be Required to Get the COVID-19 V...

Rutgers leads the way in DC-area universities considering requiring the COVID-19 vaccine before fall semester.

Local News
Top 10 Hymns to Best Celebrate Easter

There's nothing quite like a great hymn to help embrace your spiritual side. We made a list of what we consider to be the best hymns to celebrate Easter.

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

Happy Easter! Check out this "hoppin" good list of events in the DMV!

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State Articles
DC Government Services to Close for Eman...

The closures will be in effect on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. There will not be an Emancipation Day parade due to the pandemic.

Local News
The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

Summer isn't that far off, and it's time to start planning your beach getaway. But to where? Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

Travel
Surf n' Turf Restaurant 'The Fishin' Pig...

The mid-Atlantic loves its seafood—think crab cakes and fried catfish—but it also really likes barbecue. Thankfully, you don't have to choose between the two when The Fishin' Pig is around, and lucky for us, they're expanding their tasty offerings in the Virginia area!

Restaurants
Dozens of Recipes for When You're Stuck ...

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Recipes
The Virginia State Fair Is Back for 2021, and We Couldn’t Be Happ...

Get ready for funnel cake and cotton candy. The State Fair of Virginia is planning its comeback in 2021!

Attractions
A Beginner's Guide to Catching Blue Crab...

One of summer's best foods is also free for the taking if you know how to to go crabbing! Here are some easy methods for a beginner that will have you out on the water in no time.

Local Culture
3 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches Near DC

Because a trip to the beach isn't the same without your furry friend.

Attractions
7 Reasons Why People Hate Driving in DC

Driving in D.C. can be an anxiety-inducing, white-knuckle experience that not everyone can handle. Here's why.

Local Culture
Have You Ever Looked at the Feet on the ...

The image on the Virginia state flag and seal show a man standing in top of another in victory. But his feet are seriously deformed.

Local Culture
Wellness: How to Treat Sunburns at Home

Summer days spent outside often mean the occasional sunburn, no matter how careful you are. Here are some simple home remedies to make you feel better.

Wellness
Norfolk Welcoming One-of-a-Kind Waffle Shop

Granby Waffle Shop at Slover is opening soon in Norfolk, Virginia. The waffle shop will feature waffles and milkshakes of all kinds.

Restaurants
Lime Mopeds Are Now Available to Rent in...

The company known for providing D.C. with rental bikes and scooters has a new vehicle to add to the fleet. We have a new way to get around the city, with Lime's e-mopeds making their debut in the nation's capital.

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National Articles
Mountain Dew Fans, Rejoice! 'Dew-S-A' Is...

What's red, white, and blue all over? That's right, guys—"Dew-S-A" is here! PepsiCo's bizarre purple drink is hitting store shelves this spring and it will be available for a limited time.

Products & Promotions
Top 5 New Songs Released This Week, Apri...

It's our weekly song review where we tackle five new songs released over the last week, April 11–28. We're covering Marina, Royal Blood, Sufjan Stevens, and more!

Music
Victoria's Secret Is (Finally) Making a Maternity Bra

Victoria’s Secret has announced is adding maternity bras to its collections. The announcement is part of a new campaign by the lingerie retailer to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Style
WATCH: First Successful Helicopter Fligh...

On Monday, April 19, history was made as NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft to make a "powered, controlled flight on another planet."

National News
Kellogg's Unveils Colorful LGBTQ-Friendl...

Pride Month is held annually each June to celebrate equality for the LGBTQ community. To show solidarity, Kellogg's is doing what they do best—creating a tasty cereal for an important cause!

Products & Promotions
An Open Letter From Columbine Survivor Crystal Woodman Miller

Dear Fellow Survivor ... words fall significantly short, they feel small and trite. However, I felt compelled to at least try to convey some of the comforts I wish were shared with me.

Local News
Vaccinated? You Can Get Free Budweiser

Anheuser-Busch is offering free Budweisers to anyone over 21 who can provide proof of vaccination.

National News
In My Late 40s and Dating: The DOs and D...

I ripped the Band-Aid® off 2 years ago when I "unhid" my online dating profile, and since then, my life has never been quite the same. Here are some things I've learned so far.

Local Culture
VIDEO: Breathtaking Footage Shows Massive Whale Surfacing Water ....

"You're gonna need a bigger boat." In a video posted on Twitter, a massive whale can be seen just surfacing the top of the water ... right next to a boat!

World
Busch Beer Wants to Hire Your Dog to Tas...

Busch Beer is having a contest to find a dog to taste test their new non-alcoholic beer. Owners can submit their dog via social media platforms.

Products & Promotions
White Claw Launches New Hard Seltzer Wit...

White Claw will be launching a new line of high-ABV hard seltzers, and they're gonna be a great way to usher in the warm weather and summer season.

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Explore America's Parks During National Park Week!

National parks have been popular places in the past year. The National Park Service is encouraging all Americans to visit and learn about the parks during National Park Week, April 17–25. The annual event includes free entry days, themed days, and virtual experiences.

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