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Marijuana Will Be Legal in Virginia Earlier Than Planned

Simple marijuana possession will now be legal beginning July 1.

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
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 Quantico on May 15

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 Requi...

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!

Events
Virginia Beach's Chris Taylor Hosting Virtual Charity Event With ...

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 Safa...

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!

Attractions
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 Know Were From Virginia

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 ...

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.

Lifestyle
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!

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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
Amazon's New Franconia Grocery Store Is Hiring

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
The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City...

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
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
Metro to Phase Out Old SmarTrip Cards in June

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

Local News
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
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!

Attractions
3 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches Near DC

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

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
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
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
Barca Pier & Wine Bar Is the Newest Wate...

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

Restaurants
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National Articles
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: 'Godzilla'-Like Lizard 'Takes Ove...

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!

World
The First Supermoon of 2021 Is Set to Shine Bright on April 26

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.

Events
'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.

Entertainment
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feastin...

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 Meanings: 'Cat Out of the Bag,' ...

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
VIDEO: Research Finds Snakes Can Climb T...

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers were examining the use of baffles (often a long deterrent, sometimes in a shape of a stovepipe, a cone, and more) to protect the nests of Micronesia starlings on Guam when they noticed snakes hitching their way up trees in a unique way.

World
Starbucks Is Celebrating Earth Month By ...

April is Earth Month, and Starbucks is celebrating by giving you the chance to win freebies and discounts. Similar to its Starbucks for Life game, this game combines instant-win but with puzzles, for an added twist.

Products & Promotions
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring

Why should I compost? Well, the answer is simple—it's beneficial for the environment, it reduces waste, it improves soil health, it conserves resources, and it's rewarding!

Home & Garden
'Demonic' Dog Put Up for Adoption in Bru...

New Jersey woman puts New Jersey chihuahua up for adoption on Facebook because he drives her crazy. Woman says chihuahua hates animals, men, and children and compares him to a gremlin.

National News
McDonald's Closing Hundreds of Restauran...

The restaurants have suffered due to the loss of foot traffic and migration to drive-thru and delivery service.

Restaurants
Prince Phillip's Funeral: Everything We Know About the Service

Preparations for Prince Phillip's funeral are underway, and here's everything we know thus far. Prince Phillip's funeral will take place on Saturday, April 17, at 3 p.m. (BST), at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

World
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