Category Archives: Weekend

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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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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Iberian Explorations Through the Arts at the Kennedy Center

Since the beginning of the month, the Kennedy Center has been has been celebrating the Iberian Peninsula with a festival that highlights the art and culture of Europe’s southwest region. Iberian Suite: global arts remix presents a variety of performances, … Continue reading

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Reach New Heights of Fun at ClimbZone

There was a lot of good buzz surrounding ClimbZone before the kids and I went ourselves. Both friends and KFDC readers raved about the new indoor climbing center in Laurel, Md. And when a place gets that kind of hype, … Continue reading

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