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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
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.

Local News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (September 24–26...

Plan your fall outings with the help of our weekend roundup, September 24–26! Along with autumn comes a list of festival and fairs to embrace the season.

Events
6 Places You Must Visit on Your Haunted ...

Old Central State Hospital, Ball's Bluff Battlefield, and Wayside Inn: These are just some of the places you should visit if you're looking for the most haunted places in Virginia.

Local Culture
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
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
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
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 Virginia

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

Attractions
2 Students Shot in a Virginia High Schoo...

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
Turns Out Virginia's Assateague Lighthou...

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

Local Culture
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
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.

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National Articles
Live Updates: R. Kelly Convicted in Sex ...

A federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, has announced that R&B singer R. Kelly is guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking charges.

Music
China Outlaws Cryptocurrency

China outlawed cryptocurrency, in a multi-agency crackdown on currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

World
Listen to Soothing Sounds of Nature From Across the World

Ever wonder if the great outdoors sounds the same everywhere? This new project might help us find out. The "Sounds of the Forest" is a growing collection of sounds recorded in the woodlands and forests of the world.

Local Culture
VIDEO: TikToker Makes the Discontinued O...

One TikToker actually took matters into her own hands after recently finding out about the change and made her own opaque blue Scooby-Doo fruit snacks. In a totally relatable voice-over, she laments the loss of the original snacks and calls the switch-up "overall completely evil."

Food & Drink
TV Shows People Think Are Overrated—By S...

A study conducted by Reviews.org identified which TV show people in each state think is overrated—and let me just say: we are appalled.

TV
There's a 'Sexy Bernie Sanders' Halloween Costume, And We Have So...

We've recently found out that there's a "sexy Bernie Sanders" costume made available for Halloween this year, and we wish we were joking. Unfortunately for everyone, it's a very real thing.

Style
Sherwin-Williams Announces 2022 'Color o...

Sherwin-Williams has announced its Color of the Year for 2022—Evergreen Fog, "a versatile and calming hue, a chameleon color of gorgeous green-meets-gray, with just a bit of blue."

Home & Garden
RECALL: Over 3.3M Boppy Newborn Loungers...

The recall covers full refunds on over 3 million Boppy newborn loungers due to potential risk of suffocation. To date, 8 babies have died in connection to the products in this recent recall.

National News
4 Must-Have Products for Walking or Running With Your Dog

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

Lifestyle
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
A New 'Harry Potter' Attraction Coming t...

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

Travel
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.)

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