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The Weekend Round-Up: March 28-29

Cherry Blossom Festival events, spring and Easter celebrations, museum programs, live entertainment, plus scores of mainstay attractions around the area will keep the whole crew satisfied over the next few days. Happy Weekend! Go Fly a Kite! Where: Washington Monument … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: March 21-22

Snow on the first day of spring gives new meaning to “March Madness.” But while it might not look or feel like the beginning of the new season today, this weekend’s weather will make up for it. Even better, it … 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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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 9-13

Monday – We’re supposed to get some glorious weather, so get out and do something — anything! — to savor it. Pick from this list of the best places in the DC area to enjoy the day outdoors with the … Continue reading

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