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Attention, Actors: Extras Are Needed for Comedy Filming in Centra...

Calling all aspiring actors—an exciting opportunity has just presented itself for a movie shooting in Central Virginia. Background roles for "Tapawingo" range between the ages of 15 and 80.

Local News
Crumbl Cookies to Open 6 New Locations i...

The cookie shops deliver freshly baked, warm cookies right to your door.

Products & Promotions
The Cicadas Are Messing With Radar Acros...

Radar images that look like rain clouds are actually made up of flying cicadas.

Local News
Virginia Dream Homes: An Exquisite Smith Mountain Lake Home for $...

You'll fall in love with this gorgeous lakefront home. With a private shoreline and 13 acres of land, you'll never want to leave.

Real Estate
I'm Fully Vaccinated: Where Do I Still N...

If you're fully vaccinated in the DMV area, where do you still need to wear your mask? Find out here.

Business
Popular Atlanta Popup 'The Black Hair Ex...

"The Black Hair Experience" art installation popup comes to the DMV to "celebrate Black women and their hair." Tickets are $32.

Attractions
Washington Football Team Picks Richmond for Training Camp Locatio...

In July, Washington Football Team is heading to Training Camp in Richmond, Virginia. On Friday, the team announced they'll be settling at the Bon Secours Training Center between Tuesday, July 27, and Saturday, July 31, to conduct training sessions and interact with fans.

Sports
Weird Facts of The 757: The Battle of Gr...

Weird fact about Chesapeake: We hosted a battle for 30 minutes, and our only casualty was a sore thumb.

Local Culture
Virginia Road Trip: 15 Scenic Waterfalls...

Join us as we take a road trip to some of Virginia’s most scenic waterfalls.

Travel
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
8 Things You Learn When You Move to Wash...

Moving to a new city can be frightening and exciting at the same time—especially when it's a busy, "happening" metro like Washington, D.C. While the job opportunities are endless (making it easy to build a solid resume), the city can be intimidating at times. But don't let that fool you out of the decision to make D.C. your home. Here's a list of things you learn when you move to Washington, D.C.

Local Culture
Need a Day Trip? Visit the Virginia Safa...

The Virginia Safari Park is hands-down one of my favorite attractions in the greater DMV area. After all, it's an unforgettable experience straight out of Africa!

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State Articles
Citing Diminishing COVID-19 Cases, Virgi...

Stores will open their doors at 10 a.m. on May 14. As COVID-19 cases plummet and vaccinations rise across the Commonwealth, stores have announced a return to regular hours.

Local News
Panic at the Gas Station: Fuel Shortage Along the Southeast

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline is causing panic along the southeast and people are flocking to gas stations while several governors are declaring a state of emergency.

National News
Slang Terms From the 1920s That We Need ...

It's been nearly 100 years since the Roaring Twenties, an era where flappers, speakeasies, and mobsters reigned supreme. A time where there was a cultural shift away from tradition into a "modern" age of rebellion, which came in the forms of the cinema, radio, automobiles, jazz, and, most importantly, new slang terms.

Local Culture
Hiking With Llamas a New Trend in Virgin...

Want some four-legged company while you take in the beauty of our great state? Luckily for you, we've found a hiking adventure in Virginia that will let you go hiking with llamas. So saddle up, partner – it's llama time!

Attractions
Governor Northam Plans to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions in Virginia ...

Virginia will lift capacity and social distancing restrictions by June 15 if it continues to see a decline in COVID cases and a rise in vaccinations, said Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday morning.

Local News
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 W...

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
13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and Pictures of Them, Too!)

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
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
18 Quotes About Moms By Famous People—Bo...

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 Mother's Day Weekend (Ma...

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.

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National Articles
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
Who Is William White and How Did He Take...

Women love him, men want to be him, and even haters can't find much to complain about. Meet TikTok's current heartthrob, @Whiteyy18, and find out why all of TikTok is talking about him.

Tech
Every Title Coming to Disney+ This Month

June 2021: New month, new Disney+ titles. Get ready, there are a ton of great titles coming to Disney+ this month!

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netfli...

New month, new Netflix titles. There are a ton of titles arriving on the streaming service this month, but there are also a ton of movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in June 2021.

Entertainment
Your Guide to the 2021 Outdoors Bassmast...

The 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic is this weekend. We've put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the big event!

Events
Why Watermelon and Yellow Mustard Make a Surprisingly Good Combo

TikTok makes us do crazy things and slathering fresh watermelon with yellow mustard is no exception. Somehow, this weird combination actually works!

Food & Drink
Starbucks Will Accept Reusable Cups Once...

There will be rules, but it looks like reusable cups are back. The coffee giant will once again accept them through a contactless procedure.

Products & Promotions
Copycat Recipe: Starbucks' S'mores Frapp...

Since we won't see the S'mores Frappuccino on shelves this summer, here's how you can make the fan-favorite drink at home!

Recipes
How to Plan a Perfect Picnic

Whether you're day-tripping to your local park or just eating lunch in your backyard, the key to planning a picnic is the convenience factor.

Lifestyle
How to Make a Watermelon Cake

We've all seen watermelon baskets overflowing with fruit, but have you ever tried making a watermelon cake? This simple craft is a fun way to make the most of this summertime favorite.

Recipes
'In the Heights' Turns Up the Volume on ...

If you've been missing your live musicals, head to the movies for the next best thing. "In the Heights" promises to be this summer's catchiest movie, straight from the mind of Lin Manuel Miranda.

Film
'The Bachelor's' Chris Harrison Is Stepping Down as Host After 19...

Chris Harrison, former host of "The Bachelor," has decided to step down after backlash he received. The backlash involved him defending racist behavior.

TV
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