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POSTED ON 01/08/20

The Washington Auto Show is, aside from shows in Detroit and Los Angeles, probably the most important auto show in the entire country. Its public policy preview days make it a destination for government officials and industry lobbyists alike, and the hundreds of exhibits and showcases on site draw crowds in droves. This year’s event is…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/19/19

They say it’s better to give than receive, but living up to the old adage can be expensive. This holiday season, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by going the DIY route with your gift-giving. You don’t have to be an expert crafter or pro chef to create a gift that’s memorable…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/17/19

New York has Times Square for New Year’s festivities, but you have Big Night DC to ring in 2020 in comfort and style. Don’t worry about braving the weather and elements to stand in a sea of faces to watch the ball drop. The Gaylord National Hotel and Resort has the experience you want, plus…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/06/19

Seasonal food, live entertainment, 150 vendors. 60 rotating booths — why do your holiday shopping anywhere else? The Downtown Holiday Market has returned for its 15th season and promises to be a collection of the best crafters, boutique businesses, and artists selling ethically produced goods. You can grab jewelry for the women in your life,…Read More

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POSTED ON 11/26/19

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’re probably starting to make your holiday plans. And if those plans include hosting the big meal at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks will get your apartment ready for the crowd….Read More

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POSTED ON 11/19/19

As soon as you walk into Shilling Canning you’ll understand why this newly opened restaurant is causing so much buzz. The dining room is spare and modern, with plenty of traditional seating, as well as community-style high top tables and a handful of seats at the counter overlooking the restaurant’s open kitchen. Regulars say that if…Read More

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POSTED ON 11/12/19

Interested in seeing Dr. Seuss’s famous characters the Grich or Cindy Lou Hoo come to life? From Nov. 15 through Dec. 30, you can see life-sized ice sculptures of these beloved storybook characters at ICE! at the Gaylord National Resort. The main attraction is more than 2 million pounds of hand-carved and hand-colored ice sculptures that…Read More

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POSTED ON 10/29/19

Carving a jack-o-lantern may have been fun when you were a youngster—but that was before you were the one in charge of cleaning up. Times have changed, and so have your tastes. So here are a few sophisticated DIY projects you can try with your pumpkins this year. Chalkboard PumpkinsChalkboard paint isn’t just for the…Read More

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POSTED ON 10/23/19

From locally sourced coffee in the morning to Mediterranean tapas and cocktails in the evening, newly debuted Residents Cafe and Bar has you covered all day long. The spot transitions seamlessly from sunny cafe to swanky cocktail bar every day, and early reviews suggest both of the eatery’s personalities are worth experiencing. If you stop…Read More

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POSTED ON 10/09/19

Adults can have fun on Halloween, too, if they attend the Smithsonian National Zoo’s  Night of the Living Zoo! Taking place Friday, Oct. 25, the event promises spooky costumes and a scary good time.  The theme of this year’s party is a “dark carnival.” Purveyors of craft beer will be on hand to quench your…Read More