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Virginia Dream Homes: Off-the-Grid Appalachian Estate for $17M

The listing includes multiple houses and outbuildings on 361 mountaintop acres of land. It is located at 5317 Blue Springs Road in Troutdale and it is currently listed for $17,000,000 by Premier Sotheby's International Realty.

Real Estate
Harbor Park Finally Open for Tides' Firs...

The Norfolk Tides' first home game is Tuesday, May 18, at 6:35 p.m. against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. It's been almost 2 years since the stadium has hosted a game.

Sports
3 Places to Go Strawberry Picking in Nor...

Strawberry season is here! Check out three great places to pick your own in Northern Virginia.

Attractions
Hot Tree Summer: Arlington County Kicks Off Adopt-a-Tree to Help ...

Arlington County is asking for volunteers to "Adopt-a-Tree" to "help Arlington County’s public trees thrive through dry weather."

Home & Garden
DC Mayor Lifts All Capacity Restrictions...

In a Monday morning press briefing, the D.C. Mayor announced all restrictions would be lifted on all public and commercial activities on May 21, 2021. Nationals Park will be allowed to return to full capacity on June 11, 2021.

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

Take a look at our picks for springtime fun! From pizza and wine, blues festival, and speed dating, there's something for everyone!

Events
Celebrate Summer at the Mount Vernon Craft Beer Festival

Who's up for some historic day drinking? Head to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate for some epic craft beer tastings and demonstrations.

Events
Chef José Andrés Trading Vaccination C...

Starting on May 8, 2021, Chef José Andrés will give anyone who presents proof of full vaccination a $50 gift card, which will be good at any of his restaurants in the D.C. area.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: Charming 'Windy Hi...

This idyllic suburban farm will blow you away. Located in the green hills of Clifton, it has the best of both worlds. Anyone in the market for an epic party barn?

Real Estate
Smithsonian Adding 'Star Wars' X-Wing Fighter to Collection at Na...

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., has secured the ultimate piece of movie memorabilia, the X-Wing Fighter from the "Star Wars" saga. The fighter will be on a long-term loan from Lucasfilm and will be displayed at the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in 2022.

Attractions
Norfolk's Willoughby Harbor Marina Is Ge...

Willoughby Fish House aims for Memorial Day weekend opening. The waterfront restaurant will feature a mix of seafood and American comfort food served in a maritime atmosphere.

Local News
Cinco de Mayo Party-Goers Can Get a Free...

The promo code is good for one $15 Lyft ride. Before you order that extra margarita, make sure you have a plan for getting home.

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State Articles
There Are Over 10,000 Spies in DC on a D...

According to the International Spy Museum, there are thousands of spies operating in Washington, D.C., and chances are you probably met one today.

Local Culture
Virginia’s Historic Hotels: The Martha Washington Inn & Spa

The stately Four-Diamond Martha Washington Inn & Spa, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Abingdon, has been the stage for many stories over its historic lifetime. This inn was built in 1832!

Local Culture
Virginia Safari Park Welcomes 2 Baby Rhi...

The Virginia Safari Park has recently announced the arrival of two new members to its herd. Rhino mothers Samira and Kya each gave birth to a new rhino calf, both at the end of 2020—a boy and a girl.

Local News
13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and P...

Yes, it's true: Even presidents love their mommies. From Washington to Biden, look at these mom pics and read these presidential quotes about moms.

Local Culture
18 Quotes About Moms By Famous People—Both Past and Present

Our mothers are the first to teach us about love. And that love is clear in these 18 quotes about moms by famous people over the years.

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

We've got brunch specials, an outdoor plant sale, or even a live concert if that's her jam. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, May 7, to Sunday, May 9.

Events
7 Pretty Accurate Stereotypes of People ...

Socialite? Smartypants? Hipster? You can probably name off at least a person or two who fits each of these D.C. stereotypes. Enjoy.

Local Culture
Head Out to These Drive-In Theaters in Virginia for Retro Summer ...

Grab the popcorn and some cozy blankets—you'll want to add these drive-ins to your summer plans!

Attractions
Surprise Lesser Kudu Calf Born Overnight...

The baby was born on March 28 to parents Rogue and Garrett. Right now, he's spending quality time with mom in a quiet enclosure away from the exhibit.

Local News
West Virginia Wants to Pay You to Live T...

Pack up your laptop and head to the mountains! West Virginia just launched the nation’s premiere remote work program.

Travel
Second Seal Returned to Ocean After Rehab at National Aquarium

The seal was found on the beach in Ocean City suffering from dehydration. Nicknamed "Stuart Little," the rehab team taught him how to forage for ice, essential to keep him hydrated.

Local News
5 Best Workouts to Help You Achieve Your...

The time to start pumping the iron was three weeks ago! Here are the five best workouts to help you get the body you want this summer.

Wellness
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National Articles
41 Things You Only Miss About College On...

At some moment post-graduation, you'll finally get hit with the realization that it's over. You may be relishing the prospect of no schoolwork ever again, but there are some things you are definitely going to miss about college.

Local Culture
VIDEO: What Happens When a Wolf Pack Sur...

This video, posted to YouTube by Tied to Nature on October 18, shows a Grizzly bear being surrounded by a pack of wolves in Yellowstone National Park.

National News
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, May 9–16

It's our weekly music review where we dissect five new songs released this past week. Let us know if your favorite artist is on this music list.

Music
So, Cheez-It Crackers Is Selling a Cake ...

Celebrity Chef Stephanie Izard to create a special-edition birthday cake with Cheez-It Crackers. The cake will be available nationwide for purchase through Goldbelly for a limited time.

Products & Promotions
Man Wears 'Life-Like' Mask to Commit Bur...

Rockim Prowell was taken into custody by Beverly Hills Police on May 2. He allegedly wore a realistic mask to conceal his identity.

National News
8 Best Female Protagonists in Video Games

A bounty hunter in space, apocalypse survivors, a Spartan mercenary—check out this list of the best female protagonists in games.

Gaming
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
Sinbad’s 'Shazaam': The Strange Case of ...

Many people remember a movie where Sinbad plays a genie and grants wishes to two children. However, there is no evidence that this movie ever existed.

Film
Target to Stop Selling Trading Cards in Stores

After a violent incident, Target will no longer sell Pokémon and select sports trading cards in stores.

Gaming
Smithsonian Launches Educational Cruises...

Smithsonian has partnered with Ponant Cruise Line to offer unforgettable cruise experiences.

Travel
WATCH: Raw Footage of Florida Fisherman ...

While tarpon fishing near the everglades, this Florida resident somehow kept his wits about him as he captured his own narrow escape from an alligator attack.

National News
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando End Temperature Checks

There’s one less queue to go through at Florida theme parks.

Travel
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