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The 6 Commandments of 'Slugging'

Slugging is little more than organized hitchhiking. Unique to the D.C. region, it brings scores of commuters to huddle in shuffling masses, just waiting for the right offer.

Automotive
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
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
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (July 30–August ...

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

Events
'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
'Superbug' Fungus Hitting DC Nursing Hom...

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 Mountain Lake Retreat for...

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
'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 About Virginia!

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

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

From beer festivals to bluegrass, this weekend in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will be one for the books!

Events
Flags to Be Placed on the National Mall ...

The exhibit will be open to the public from September 17, 2021 to October 3, 2021.

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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
Eagle Nest at Leesburg Wetlands Now Has a Livestream Cam

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
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.

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
Old House Woods: Virginia's Mysterious, Cursed Forest

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

Local Culture
Head to Mount Vernon for the Fun-Filled ...

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 Back in Full Force for 2021

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...

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

Events
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National Articles
Things You Can Legally Do in the US When...

Turning 18 is a milestone! Let's explore the new opportunities that are open to newly-minted adults.

Lifestyle
Top 5 Songs Released This Week (Septembe...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our song reviews and other songs you'd like to see on our list.

Music
Actor Willie Garson Has Died at Age 57

The entertainment industry has lost one of its stars in the passing of Willie Garson. Perhaps best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on HBO's "Sex and the City," he brought warmth and affability to each of his characters.

Entertainment
IKEA to Add Line of Gaming Furniture

The furniture is a collaboration between the Swedish company and hardware company ASUS.

Gaming
Disneyland Launches Its First Exclusive ...

This year, Mickey and friends are hosting an exclusive after-hours holiday party at Disneyland Park. Called Disney Merriest Nites, the event will take place on five select nights in November and December.

Travel
'Dancing With the Stars': JoJo Siwa Makes History With First Same...

"Dancing With the Stars" has returned this year with JoJo Siwa being part of the cast. Siwa and Jenna Johnson are the first couple to be same-sex on the show.

TV
Bake It, Don't Buy It: Chocolate Chip Pu...

Celebrate fall with this simple crowd-pleasing recipe. Even people who don't like pumpkin, won't be able to resist this decadent and tender quickbread.

Recipes
Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

Products & Promotions
Body Found in Wyoming Confirmed to Be Missing 22-Year-Old Gabby P...

On Tuesday, September 21, authorities officially announced that the body found in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming has been positively identified as Gabby Petito, 22.

National News
Taco Bell Wants Your Used Sauce Packets!

Taco Bell is teaming with TerraCycle in their efforts to go green, as they're encouraging customers to return sauce packets for recycling. This effort is aimed towards more recycling products that have been used.

Products & Promotions
Here's What You Need to Know About Apple...

If you own any Apple products, listen up! A new report came out about potential spyware hacks and the company replied by rolling out emergency security patches for most of their operating systems.

Tech
Old Navy Expands Its Plus Size Product Line in Stores

Old Navy evened the playing field with this bold move, mixing extended sizes in with its existing offerings.

Business
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