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Visit the Kennedy Center: Indian Culture at 'Raga at the REACH'

The Kennedy Center is hosting a free 3-day festival in celebration of Indian music, arts, and dance.

Events
Did You Know That The Washington Monumen...

Unknown to most people, there's a 12-foot replica of the gigantic monument hidden from sight directly nearby.

Local Culture
Head to Burnside Farms to Experience the...

Gather everyone up for a day trip to Nokesville, Virginia, to see the famous sunflower fields at Burnside Farms.

Events
DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta Variant Surges

DC residents must wear masks indoors beginning Saturday, July 31 at 5 a.m.

Local News
5 Things People Moving to DC Should Know

D.C. has more to offer than scandal and politics. If you're moving to D.C., here's what you need to know.

Local Culture
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.

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DC-Area School Districts Deciding Whether to Require Masks This F...

As COVID-19 vaccination rates stall and the delta variant spreads across the United States, school districts in the D.C. area are announcing their plans on whether to require masks this fall.

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'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
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.

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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
'Around the World Cultural Food Festival...

Sample dishes from around the world without ever leaving Alexandria! This global heritage event brings together food vendors, musicians, and dancers from around the region to put on a festival you won't forget.

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.

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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
10 Key Ranger Tips For Visiting Shenandoah National Park

The expert rangers at Shenandoah National Park offer these tips to ensure you have a great visit to the woods and trails of the park.

Travel
Black World War II veteran turns 104: 'N...

He's been a model citizen for all of us in this community to follow. If I keep doing what he's doing, maybe I can make it to 104' - Starrie Jordan

Local News
DC road and site closures ahead of Fourt...

The National Park Service has announced road closures ahead of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday celebrations.

News
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (June 11–13)

See what's happening across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia this weekend, June 11–13. Here's your weekend roundup filled with food, live shows, and art!

Events
'Rolling to Remember' Returns to DC for ...

"Rolling to Remember," the successor to "Rolling Thunder," is set to return to Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day Weekend after going virtual in 2020. More than 100,000 bikes are expected to ride at the event!

Events
WATCH: This Video Tour of DC From 1957 I...

Produced in 1957 by Guided Tour Productions, this 12-minute guided tour of Washington, D.C., visits the White House, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian museums, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Richmond, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

Local Culture
DC's National Theatre Reveals 2021-2022 Season, Exclusive Subscri...

Catch "Tootsie," "Hairspray," and more with exclusive benefits for subscribers!

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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 ...

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
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.

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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!

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Hysterical Amazon Reviews of Haribo Suga...

Check out the reviews people are leaving on Amazon for Haribo Sugar-Free Gummi Bears. You can't make this stuff up!

Local Culture
Disney to Reinstate Mask Requirements at...

Visitors will now be required to wear masks in indoor areas at the parks.

National News
Oreo Releases Limited-Edition Packaging to Camouflage Cookies Fro...

Is it a cookie or a Ford manual? These genius packaging tricks will keep the kids away from your precious cookies!!

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

Local Culture
You Could Own a Slice of Princess Diana'...

A slice of cake that was served at the royal wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer is being auctioned off by Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

World
Every Title Coming to Amazon Prime Video This Month

With so many Amazon Prime Video Originals and other classic movie and TV titles, you'll have plenty to binge-watch this month! Here's everything coming to and leaving Amazon Prime in August 2021.

Entertainment
Every Title Coming to and Leaving HBO Ma...

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 HBO Max in August 2021.

Entertainment
Olympic Games Souvenirs Are Being Sold i...

Tokyo Olympics highlights the technology of Japan by selling Olympic Game souvenirs in vending machines. These vending machines include souvenirs such as mugs, bags, and traditional Japanese dolls.

World
Sunshine Mills Issues Recall of Various Dog Foods

The FDA posted a voluntary recall announcement by Sunshine Mills on Friday. Various brands of dog food are suspected of having "potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin."

National News
Why Are Some Houses Blurred Out on Googl...

How to blur out your home on Google Street View.

Tech
Top 5 Songs Released This Week, July 25–...

We've got our weekly list of the top 5 songs that were just released this week, and it's full of amazing and talented artists.

Music
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netflix This Month

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 August 2021.

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