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Did You Know That The Washington Monument Has a 'Mini-Me'?

Unknown to most people, there's a 12-foot replica of the gigantic monument hidden from sight directly nearby.

Local Culture
Head to Burnside Farms to Experience the...

Gather everyone up for a day trip to Nokesville, Virginia, to see the famous sunflower fields at Burnside Farms.

Events
DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta...

DC residents must wear masks indoors beginning Saturday, July 31 at 5 a.m.

Local News
5 Things People Moving to DC Should Know

D.C. has more to offer than scandal and politics. If you're moving to D.C., here's what you need to know.

Local Culture
Smithsonian Institute Reveals Names of B...

Following through on a public vote to name three adorable black-footed ferret kits, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute revealed the winning names this week.

Local News
'Around the World Cultural Food Festival...

Sample dishes from around the world without ever leaving Alexandria! This global heritage event brings together food vendors, musicians, and dancers from around the region to put on a festival you won't forget.

Events
5 Spots to Pick Virginia Peaches This Summer

That's right, summer's juiciest fruit is ripe and ready for picking in an orchard near you. Virginia has a great climate for peaches, and you can find a pick-your-own farm in just about every other county in the state.

Attractions
'Return to Live' Concert Series: $20 Tic...

Live Nation announced last week a special online deal for concert-goers from July 28-August 1, with an additional perk for T-Mobile customers.

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

Embrace the summer heat with wine gardens, block parties, and more throughout the DMV!

Events
'Superbug' Fungus Hitting DC Nursing Home

Outbreaks of a "superbug" fungus has occurred in a Washington D.C. nursing home and two hospitals in Dallas. Some cases have shown resistance to treatment and medication.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: A Beautiful Smith ...

Get away to the lake with this week's featured listing. It has its own stretch of Smith Mountain Lake.

Real Estate
Bands & Brews on the Boulevard Coming Th...

The Bands & Brews on the Boulevard festival is being held Saturday, July 24 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

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State Articles
Smithsonian Institute Is Nursing a Male ...

The male cub was the only one to survive the litter with two additional cubs either stillborn or perished minutes after the birth.

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Massive Exhibit at National Mall Pays Tribute to 660,000 Lives Lo...

"In America: Remember" will be on display from September 17 to October 3.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: A 206-Year-Old Far...

Do you dream about getting away to the country? This week's featured listing is over two centuries old, in the heart of the Virginia countryside.

Real Estate
Monsters, Ghosts, and Things That Go Bum...

The Curse of the Three Sisters, the Demon Cat of Doom ... Learn more about the urban legends of the DMV and how they've haunted everyone's darkest nightmares.

Local Culture
2 Students Shot in a Virginia High School Shooting; Suspect in Cu...

A suspect is in custody after a school shooting that sent four students to the hospital, two with gunshot wounds. The Newport News Police Department has stated that the suspect is a male juvenile who likely knew his victims.

Local News
Eagle Nest at Leesburg Wetlands Now Has ...

The Dulles Greenway Wetlands announced Thursday that the Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) recently installed a camera at the site of the eagle nest where the pair have resided for over 15 years.

Local News
Ultimate List of Pumpkin Patches in Virg...

Are you ready for pumpkin picking, hayrides, and warm apple cider donuts? Mark your calendars now for fall fun in the Commonwealth!

Attractions
Turns Out Virginia's Assateague Lighthouse Might Be Haunted, and ...

The historic lighthouse on Virginia's Assateague Island has a ghostly past.

Local Culture
Road Closures, Restrictions in Place for...

The Metropolitan Police Department has closed off several roads around the U.S. Capitol Building in D.C. ahead of the “Justice for J6” rally on Saturday, September 18.

Local News
How to Plan a Fabulous DC Vacation on th...

A visit to the nation's capital doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some ideas on how to plan an affordable D.C. vacation.

Travel
9 Big Cats at Smithsonian National Zoo Being Treated for COVID-19

Zookeepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo announced that nine of their big cats—six African lions, two Amur tigers, and a Sumatran tiger—are currently being treated for coronavirus.

Local News
Old House Woods: Virginia's Mysterious, ...

The quaint little town of Diggs, Virginia, is known for the haunted, cursed forest that lies nearby, otherwise known as Old House Woods.

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National Articles
4 Must-Have Products for Walking or Runn...

Walking or running with your dog doesn't have to be a pain. Here are four products we swear by.

Lifestyle
Leaving Mormonism: Living My Truth

One woman's story of how she left The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and found peace through nature.

Wellness
Best Classic Horror Movies to Get in You in the Halloween Spirit

It's starting to cool down, the leaves are beginning to change, and fall is in the air. And there's no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with some classic horror films. We'll be diving into films from the 1920s all the way to the 1990s! Grab a cozy blanket, make some popcorn, and pop in one of these classic horror flicks! (And maybe keep the lights on while you're at it.)

Film
According to a Survey, This Is What Your...

A new survey performed by breakfast maker Weetabix says that what we eat for breakfast says more about our personality than simply what tickles our taste buds.

Food & Drink
WATCH: Trailer for Netflix's Upcoming 'B...

Netflix recently released a trailer for its upcoming documentary about Britney Spears and her ongoing battle with her father, Jamie Spears. "Britney vs. Spears" will debut on Netflix on September 28.

Film
A New 'Harry Potter' Attraction Coming to Japan Has Us Hoping for...

Potterheads unite! A new addition is coming to the Wizarding World.

Travel
Need an Easy Halloween Costume? Go Infla...

If you're looking for a fun and unique Halloween costume, look no further. This year, we're all about the inflatable costume. And why wouldn't we be? They're hysterical.

Style
Study Finds Holocaust Knowledge Severely...

Half of the participants in a study reported Holocaust denial on social media, unable to name concentration camps.

National News
The 5 Jackets You'll Need This Fall

Jackets are a vital part of fall fashion! But with so many different kinds out there, how do you know which ones are going to be your ultimate go-to's for the fall season?

Style
Chipotle Adding Brisket to the Menu

Try it out and free delivery when you use the Chipotle mobile app.

Products & Promotions
'Tiger King' Season 2 Is Officially on t...

"Tiger King," the Netflix documentary series that captured the world by storm during the early days of the pandemic, is returning for an all-new season!

TV
Preheat Your Ovens—Pillsbury Just Dropped Pumpkin Cookie Dough!

Pillsbury's limited seasonal cookie dough consists of cream cheese chips sprinkled with autumn! Each cookie is stuffed with gooey cream cheese chips.

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