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The Ultimate Summer Question: Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

Summer isn't that far off, and it's time to start planning your beach getaway. But to where? Ocean City or Virginia Beach?

Travel
Amazon's New Franconia Grocery Store Is ...

Looking for a new job? The grocery store concept that Amazon is bringing to Franconia has a starting pay scale of $15.00 per hour.

Local News
Metro to Phase Out Old SmarTrip Cards in...

WMATA is installing new faregates throughout the system and you may need to upgrade your SmarTrip card.

Local News
Pick Your Own Flowers at the Epic Burnside Farms Festival of Spri...

It's tulip time! This annual event is a beautiful way to get out and enjoy nature as you pick your own flowers directly from the fields.

Attractions
Surf n' Turf Restaurant 'The Fishin' Pig...

The mid-Atlantic loves its seafood—think crab cakes and fried catfish—but it also really likes barbecue. Thankfully, you don't have to choose between the two when The Fishin' Pig is around, and lucky for us, they're expanding their tasty offerings in the Virginia area!

Restaurants
Windsor Police Officer Joe Gutierrez Fir...

Windsor Police officer Joe Gutierrez is fired after he did not follow department policy at a forceful traffic stop of Black Army officer Caron Nazario in December.

Local News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (April 16-18)

Catch drive-in movies, wine tastings, and so much more!

Things To Do
A Visitors Guide: Great Falls Park and T...

Enjoy the trails and views of the Great Falls via the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Park in Maryland.

Attractions
Virginia Dream Homes: A Waterfront Getaw...

Anyone up for some "sitting on the dock, just wasting time"? As the song goes, there's nothing better than "watching the ships roll in." This week's featured listing is known as Riverview and it's aptly named for its spectacular location on the banks of North River.

Real Estate
5 Ways to Entertain Yourself During Your Loooooong DC Commute

Keeping your sanity on the road is important. Here are some tips on how to make your drive less stressful.

Travel
Marijuana Will Be Legal in Virginia Earl...

Simple marijuana possession will now be legal beginning July 1.

Local News
George Washington Memorial Parkway to Re...

The National Park Service will implement new safety measures on the George Washington Memorial Parkway starting later in 2021. The adjustments will affect the section between Alexandria and Mount Vernon.

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State Articles
3 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches Near DC

Because a trip to the beach isn't the same without your furry friend.

Attractions
How to Attract Hummingbirds This Spring

Hummingbirds have been spotted in southern Virginia, and it's the perfect time to make them feel welcome. Here are some great plants and feeders that will attract these colorful little friends to your yard.

Home & Garden
Wellness: How to Treat Sunburns at Home

Summer days spent outside often mean the occasional sunburn, no matter how careful you are. Here are some simple home remedies to make you feel better.

Wellness
Have You Ever Looked at the Feet on the ...

The image on the Virginia state flag and seal show a man standing in top of another in victory. But his feet are seriously deformed.

Local Culture
7 Reasons Why People Hate Driving in DC

Driving in D.C. can be an anxiety-inducing, white-knuckle experience that not everyone can handle. Here's why.

Local Culture
Lime Mopeds Are Now Available to Rent in...

The company known for providing D.C. with rental bikes and scooters has a new vehicle to add to the fleet. We have a new way to get around the city, with Lime's e-mopeds making their debut in the nation's capital.

Local News
WATCH: Deer Jumps Through Powhatan Schoo...

A deer jumped through a Powhatan School bus windshield on April 1 in a shocking video. Students and the deer are all safe.

Local News
Despite CDC Moratorium, Virginia Evictions Continue

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently extended the pandemic-inspired nationwide eviction moratorium—but, according to the Washington Post, that hasn't stopped evictions in the state of Virginia.

Local News
DC City Council Proposes Higher Soda Tax

The new tax would almost double the existing tax on sugary drinks. The councilmember hopes it encourages people to drink less of the sugary sodas that lead to chronic disease.

Local News
'Blossoms & Baseball' Drive-In Swinging ...

Catch screenings of '42: The Jackie Robinson Story' and 'A League of Their Own'

Events
National Building in DC to Reopen on April 9

The National Building Museum reopens with three new exhibits for visitors to see.

Attractions
Virginia's Flags Flown at Half-Staff to ...

In the wake of the Boulder, Colorado, shooting that claimed 10 lives, Governor Ralph Northam has directed flags to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the victims. The order runs through Saturday, March 27.

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National Articles
VIDEO: Breathtaking Footage Shows Massiv...

"You're gonna need a bigger boat." In a video posted on Twitter, a massive whale can be seen just surfacing the top of the water ... right next to a boat!

World
In My Late 40s and Dating: The DOs and D...

I ripped the Band-Aid® off 2 years ago when I "unhid" my online dating profile, and since then, my life has never been quite the same. Here are some things I've learned so far.

Local Culture
Vaccinated? You Can Get Free Budweiser

Anheuser-Busch is offering free Budweisers to anyone over 21 who can provide proof of vaccination.

National News
15 Most Popular Idioms and Their Meaning...

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning isn't necessarily obvious from a first glance at the individual words. We've scoured the internet and found 15 of the most-popular idioms in the English language and their meanings.

Local Culture
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feastin...

While many of us were stuffed last week, this squirrel had some dizzying effects from his feast.

Home & Garden
Most Popular Toy the Year You Were Born: 1950–2009

We've looked far and wide to find the most popular toys of every year, from 1950 to 2009. What was the most popular toy the year YOU were born?

Local Culture
The First Supermoon of 2021 Is Set to Sh...

It's going to be the biggest and brightest pink supermoon this year! It's also the first of two supermoons to happen in 2021.

Events
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring

Why should I compost? Well, the answer is simple—it's beneficial for the environment, it reduces waste, it improves soil health, it conserves resources, and it's rewarding!

Home & Garden
VIDEO: Research Finds Snakes Can Climb Trees Like a Lasso

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers were examining the use of baffles (often a long deterrent, sometimes in a shape of a stovepipe, a cone, and more) to protect the nests of Micronesia starlings on Guam when they noticed snakes hitching their way up trees in a unique way.

World
'Demonic' Dog Put Up for Adoption in Bru...

New Jersey woman puts New Jersey chihuahua up for adoption on Facebook because he drives her crazy. Woman says chihuahua hates animals, men, and children and compares him to a gremlin.

National News
Starbucks Is Celebrating Earth Month By ...

April is Earth Month, and Starbucks is celebrating by giving you the chance to win freebies and discounts. Similar to its Starbucks for Life game, this game combines instant-win but with puzzles, for an added twist.

Products & Promotions
McDonald's Closing Hundreds of Restaurants Inside Walmart

The restaurants have suffered due to the loss of foot traffic and migration to drive-thru and delivery service.

Restaurants
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