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A DC “Secret” Uncovered: The Franciscan Monastery in Brookland

It’s not often that I read lists revealing “hidden treasures” in DC and actually learn something I didn’t previously know. And I’m not saying that in a yay-me-I-know-everything kind of way. I mean, think about what I do, this blog. … Continue reading

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Pinstripes in Georgetown is Right up Your Alley

Even though school wasn’t cancelled for the snow today (DCPS, anyway), it made me recall last winter, when there seemed to be an exorbitant amount of days off, between holidays, snow days, and other random administrative reasons. It’s a good … Continue reading


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This Dupont Circle Mansion Tour is ‘O’ So Cool

A few weeks ago, a particular LivingSocial deal caught my eye. The offer for a Champagne Tour of The Mansion on O Street sparked some memories of a great party I attended there years ago, and I recalled what a … Continue reading

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Where to Observe Veteran’s Day & Activities for the Day Off from School

Whether you want to pay tribute to those who have served or are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained on the day off from school, these suggestions should have you covered. And if you’ve got the scoop on … Continue reading

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Fall In: Festivals Galore to Celebrate this Season

Fall is right around the corner and so are the scores of festivals that come along with it. They celebrate everything from the season to communities to cuisine to medieval times. Enjoy local art and culture, pick pumpkins and take … Continue reading

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