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DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta Variant Surges

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

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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
'Return to Live' Concert Series: $20 Tickets Are Available Now!

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
5 Spots to Pick Virginia Peaches This Su...

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
'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
Smithsonian Institute Needs Help Naming ...

Vote online or through the zoo's mobile gaming app "Zoo Guardians."

Local News
'The Asian Festival on Main' Brings the Far East to Fairfax, July...

Immerse yourself in Asian culture with this inaugural street festival in Fairfax.

Events
'Slow Down': Advocates Call for Assateag...

Advocates are calling for more speed bumps because people aren't following the 25mph speed limit after a horse was killed by a car earlier this month.

Local News
We Bet You Haven't Heard These Fun Facts...

Use these fun facts to impress your out-of-state friends! Here are five fun facts about Virginia.

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State Articles
Turns Out Virginia's Assateague Lighthou...

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

Local Culture
Road Closures, Restrictions in Place for the 'Justice for J6' Ral...

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 B...

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
Head to Mount Vernon for the Fun-Filled Colonial Market and Fair

Shop 'til you drop at the historic Mount Vernon Estate's annual outdoor market. This annual event will send you back in time with its colonial arts and crafts, music, and entertainment.

Events
Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Now O...

The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge is now open in the District of Columbia. The new bridge has six traffic lanes and four pedestrian overlook areas.

Local News
Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream Event Is Ba...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is bringing Howl-O-Scream back in full frightening force for 2021. It’s even starting earlier than ever before, open from September 10 to October 31.

Events
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (September 17–19...

Feeling a touch blue from summer ending? Check out the events happening this weekend in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia!

Events
Police Install Fencing, Security Cameras...

Law enforcement in D.C. is securing the area around the Capitol ahead of a planned protest on Saturday, September 18. The “Justice for J6” rally is being held in support of people arrested in the riot on Capitol Hill on January 6.

Local News
5 Tips for Making the Most of a Visit to...

Considered “Our Nation’s Most Sacred Shrine,” Arlington National Cemetery is an important part of our nation’s history, and a visit there can be a moving and powerful experience.

Attractions
Garden Goals: Day Trip to Edible Landscaping in Afton, Virginia

For a unique outdoor shopping trip, point your car toward Charlottesville and head to Edible Landscaping. Your inner gardener will thank you for it!

Attractions
Virginia DMVs to Resume Walk-in Services...

Starting next month, appointments will still be used, but DMV walk-in services on alternate days will be available.

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National Articles
Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness. 

Local Culture
5 Real-Life Hauntings That Feel Straight Out of the Movies

The world is a spooky place. From "Insidious"-like selfies to possessed dolls, these people claim these hauntings are just like the movies.

Local Culture
Your Ultimate Guide to Black Friday Shop...

To lend a hand, we've put together this guide of everything you need to know about Black Friday 2021, including when it starts, where to shop, and the best deals.

Lifestyle
Dunkaroos Are Back—Here's Where You Can ...

Dunkaroos, the popular '90s snack, is making a comeback, and you can find them in an oddly convenient place.

Products & Promotions
Ouija Boards: Evil or Unbelievable?

Here we look at a brief history of the Ouija board, and why we tend to believe more in the supernatural, depending on our circumstances.

Gaming
Three Words: Pumpkin. French. Toast.

Add a bit of fall flavor to your breakfast with this seasonal Pumpkin French Toast recipe!

Recipes
How to Order the 'Hocus Pocus' Frappucci...

Starbucks' secret menu items now include Frappucinos that represent the Sanderson Sisters from "Hocus Pocus."

Products & Promotions
Disney+ Reboots 'Cheaper by the Dozen' With Zach Braff, Gabrielle...

Disney+ will release a "Cheaper by the Dozen" reboot featuring Zach Braff and Gabrielle Union and written by the creator and producer of "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish" in 2022.

Film
Terrifying Video Shows 16-Year-Old Surfe...

16-year-old surfer Doyle Nielson was bit by a six-foot-long shark off New Smyrna Beach, the "unofficial shark-bite capital of the world."

National News
HBO Cut Ties With Amazon Prime and Milli...

Streamers everywhere were surprised with an email this week informing them that HBO would no longer be available through Amazon Prime. Here's what you need to know.

Business
McDonald's Debuts Walt Disney World Happy Meal Toys in Honor of t...

Take home a piece of Disney magic with a Happy Meal anniversary toy, available while supplies last.

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