Category Archives: DC

Easter & Spring Celebrations for DC Peeps

Don’t put your eggs all in one basket when it comes to Easter celebrations. Numerous places around the area are hosting egg hunts, Easter bunny visits, and more spring fun. Even if you’re not big on the holiday, there are … Continue reading

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Peak Events of the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival

We may be several weeks away from the cherry blossom peak — as of now, it’s expected April 11-14 — but the big annual event celebrating them begins in just a few days. The 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival takes … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 16-20

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play in the Children’s Garden, and enjoy a mild almost-spring day outdoors at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. The park is open sunrise to sunset, the Visitor Center 9am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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A DC “Secret” Uncovered: The Glass Forest in Palisades

Back when I worked in travel publishing, we had a rule about using cliché travel writing terms, which was don’t (use them, that is). A popular one that comes to mind is “land of contrasts,” and another big no-no was … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: March 14-15

There are so many things to love about this time of year: The much anticipated change in weather, the earliest sprouts of spring, a reason to drink green beer (and drink it outdoors), the lead up to March Madness (go, … Continue reading

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