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Norfolk's Willoughby Harbor Marina Is Getting a New Seafood Resta...

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.

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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.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: A Roanoke Hideaway...

Check out this little slice of heaven! This week's featured listing is a contemporary farmhouse home on over 56 acres of land.

Real Estate
Wolf Trap Announces Plans for 2021 Summer Season

Wolf Trap Foundation has announced its first set of performances for the 2021 season. Sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, the country’s only national park for the performing arts will be welcoming fans back just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first concert at the Filene Center.

Events
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

We've curated some fun events happening in the DMV, whether you're staying in or trekking out safely. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, April 30, to Sunday, May 2.

Events
96th Annual Chincoteague Island Pony Swi...

Fans of the Pony Swim at Chincoteague Island are going to have to make other plans. The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company canceled their annual fundraiser due to the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

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National Indigenous People's Day and Juneteenth are Arlington's n...

Arlington will be effectively replacing one holiday, while adding an additional holiday to the calendar this year.

Local News
Spotlight on the Arts Returns to Fairfax...

Fairfax County's Spotlight on the Arts has returned this year after missing out last year due to COVID19. Spotlight on the Arts showcases many of Fairfax County's arts.

Events
DC-area high schools score high in US Ne...

Once again, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia, has been named the No. 1 high school in the U.S. Senior data analyst with U.S. News & World Report Eric Brooks said some of the things that put Thomas Jefferson on top include a nearly 100% graduation rate,

News
Go Hog Wild at the Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival on May 22

Meat falling off the bone? Sign us up! After taking a year off, the festival is back and turning up the heat in 2021!

Events
National Zoo, Select Smithsonian Museums...

The National Zoo, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia, and six museums in D.C. are slated to reopen in May. Visitors will have to reserve timed-entry passes ahead of time online.

Attractions
Lidl Commits To US Strategy With Appoint...

Lidl has announced the appointment of a new chief executive in its US operation, with former Lidl Poland president Michal Lagunionek set to take the reins in June,

Business
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State Articles
Head Out to These Drive-In Theaters in V...

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 at the National Zoo

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 Reha...

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
We Can’t Stop Laughing at This Viral Video of People Trying to Pr...

A channel called "It’s a Southern Thing" hilariously compiled a list of hard-to-pronounce Virginia town names and then … well, attempted to pronounce them. Can you pronounce these Virginia town names?

Local Culture
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
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
The Getaway House in DC: Is It the Right Vacation for You?

An overview of the Washington, D.C., Getaway House location in Stanardsville, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park.

Attractions
DC to Resume Parking Enforcement on June...

The city has initiated an amnesty program for people with outstanding tickets. The return of traffic enforcement marks a return to normalcy for the district and hopefully the opening of museums and attractions later this year.

Local News
The 8 Beaches in Virginia You Absolutely...

Are you already dreaming of summer trips to the beach? We’ve compiled a list of the best beaches in Virginia to help you plan your vacation!

Attractions
DC Government Services to Close for Emancipation Day, April 16

The closures will be in effect on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. There will not be an Emancipation Day parade due to the pandemic.

Local News
Dozens of Recipes for When You're Stuck ...

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Recipes
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National Articles
Pandora Switching to Lab-Created Diamond...

Pandora Jewelry is making a move to cut out traditional diamonds and replace them with ones created in a lab. The Copenhagen-based company is making the switch in order to make diamonds more accessible and sell a product that is more sustainable and free from human rights issues.

Style
'Birds Aren't Real,' They're 'Robotic Re...

According to its website, Birds Aren't Real was founded back in 1976 and the movement's main prerogative is to shed light on the government's use of "robotic replicas" that are watching us all.

Local Culture
Different Types of Car Tires: Which Is Right for You?

Do you know the differences in car tires? Check 'em out. Choosing the right type of tire is key.

Automotive
Now You Can Buy Beer From Queen Elizabet...

It seems Queen Elizabeth's gotten into the brewing game. Drink like a royal with pints sold at Sandringham Estate's gift shop.

Products & Promotions
VIDEO: Terrifying Footage Shows Shark Ci...

In shocking video footage, Anela Rezentes, 6, can be seen splashing in the water along the shoreline of Oahu's Kalama Beach on Sunday when a shark began circling her. Luckily, the girl walked away unharmed.

National News
Hershey Recalls Chocolate Shell Topping Due to Potential Contamin...

The Hershey Company announced a "voluntary recall" of the Hershey's Chocolate Shell Topping, a single lot, after it was discovered that it was filled with the Heath Shell Topping product and contains almonds.

Products & Promotions
'Tiger King': Carole Baskin Launches Cat...

"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin has launched her own cryptocurrency. Called $CAT, the crypto coin will allow fans to buy merch and more from Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary.

Entertainment
Listen Up, Flat-Earthers: The Universe C...

According to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Waterloo, the University of Southhampton (UK), INFN, Leece (Italy), Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the University of Salento (Italy), the hologram principle works similarly to the Big Bang model in explaining the early universe. 

World
VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Boy Goes Missing Inside Luggage Conveyor Belt, ...

On Saturday afternoon, a 9-year-old boy accidentally climbed on the luggage conveyor belt at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport. The boy was later found safe.

National News
New York's Broadway to Re-Open With 100%...

On September 14, Broadway will re-open with 100% capacity, and ticket sales will begin on May 6.

National News
Will Smith Announced a Body Transformati...

Will Smith posted a photo of himself in what he calls, "the worst shape of his life." However, the next day he added a video and announced he is ready to get back to the gym and teaming up with YouTube to document his fitness journey.

Entertainment
Peloton Finally Recalls Treadmills Months After 6-Year-Old's Deat...

Back in March, when the Tread+ treadmill pulled a 6-year-old under the rotating track, resulting in the child's death, Peloton was adamant about not recalling the treadmill.

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