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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (April 9–11)

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.

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!

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

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

Virginia Beach's Chris Taylor Hosting Vi...

Homerun for Hope takes place March 26 from 8-10 p.m. EST. Tickets available now. All proceeds will go to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and the Roc Solid Foundation.

Local News
Need a Day Trip? Visit the Virginia Safari Park!

The Virginia Safari Park is hands-down one of my favorite attractions in the greater DMV area. After all, it's an unforgettable experience straight out of Africa!

How 43 Giant, Crumbling Presidential Hea...

After an ambitious monument went bust, big presidential heads remain.

Local Culture
10 Famous People You Probably Didn't Kno...

Virginia might seem inconspicuous, but something is definitely in the water when it comes to making famous people.

Local Culture
A Stay-at-Home Easter: What to Cook and What to Do

There are two kinds of people in the world: the ones who sulk and the ones who do something about it. Here are some ideas of how you can still celebrate Easter, in spite of the pandemic and social distancing rules.

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

Enjoy a spring fling this weekend, March 26–28, in DC, Maryland, and Virginia! We're feeling the spring fever!

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

From drive-in movies to restaurant week, come celebrate spring in style! Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, March 19, to Sunday, March 21!

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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?

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
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!

Surf n' Turf Restaurant 'The Fishin' Pig' Heads to Norfolk This S...

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!

Metro to Phase Out Old SmarTrip Cards in...

WMATA is installing new faregates throughout the system and you may need to upgrade your SmarTrip card.

Local News
The Virginia State Fair Is Back for 2021...

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

A Beginner's Guide to Catching Blue Crabs

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.

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.

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.

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
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National Articles
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
Explore America's Parks During National ...

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.

White Claw Launches New Hard Seltzer With Higher Alcohol Content

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.

Products & Promotions
VIDEO: Breathtaking Footage Shows Massiv...

"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!

Vaccinated? You Can Get Free Budweiser

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

National News
Busch Beer Wants to Hire Your Dog to Taste-Test Non-Alcoholic Bee...

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
The First Supermoon of 2021 Is Set to Sh...

It's going to be the biggest and brightest pink supermoon this year! It's also the first of two supermoons to happen in 2021.

Most Popular Toy the Year You Were Born:...

We've looked far and wide to find the most popular toys of every year, from 1950 to 2009. What was the most popular toy the year YOU were born?

Local Culture
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feasting on Pears

While many of us were stuffed last week, this squirrel had some dizzying effects from his feast.

Home & Garden
15 Most Popular Idioms and Their Meaning...

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning isn't necessarily obvious from a first glance at the individual words. We've scoured the internet and found 15 of the most-popular idioms in the English language and their meanings.

Local Culture
'Harry Potter,' 'Peaky Blinders' Actress...

British actress Helen McCrory, who is best known for her roles in "Harry Potter" and "Peaky Blinders," has died, announced her family on Friday. She was 52. McCrory died of cancer.

VIDEO: 'Godzilla'-Like Lizard 'Takes Over' Thailand 7-Eleven

A huge—and we mean, huge—lizard was seen in a Thailand 7-Eleven last week. This giant Asian Monitor lizard walked into the convenience store and began climbing the shelves. And it was all captured on camera!

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