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The 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

This one snuck up on me, as it usually happens in late September and most years has taken place on the National Mall. But no matter where or when the annual Library of Congress National Book Festival occurs, it’s an … Continue reading

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Merriment is Coming

You guys. It’s time. Those who have been reading KFDC for awhile likely know what I’m talking about. But if you’re fairly new here, you’re about to learn about my most absolute hands-down favorite-because-it-truly-is-the-best area event of the year: The … Continue reading


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Everything’s Coming Up Roses (& Peonies & Irises) at the USBG National Garden & Bartholdi Park

The US Botanic Garden is hardly a secret to us locals, but it’s easy to get caught up in the wonderful indoor galleries and forget about the beautiful areas outside. The National Garden right next to the conservatory and Bartholdi … Continue reading

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Walk Along the River: Hiking from Riverbend to Great Falls Park

The last day of my kids’ Spring Break was a gorgeous one, so a friend and I decided to make the most of it and take our broods on a hike along the Potomac. My first idea was to head … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 21-25

Monday – It’s going to be a superb day for a hike at Great Falls. Whether you opt for the Maryland or Virginia side, you can’t go wrong. Enjoy spectacular views of the falls and rapids from several overlooks, hike … Continue reading

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