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2015 Independence Day Celebrations

What better place to celebrate Independence Day than in our nation’s capital? I mean, the actual Declaration of Independence is housed (and will be read!) here, and celebrations take place place among some of the country’s most iconic landmarks. And … 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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Caching in Around DC

I love a good scavenger hunt. That thrill of successfully navigating the unknown, solving a puzzle, or locating hidden “treasure” is so satisfying and often super fun. So, it’s kind of surprising that until a few weeks ago we had … Continue reading

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2014 Independence Day Celebrations

Our lovely city is one of the most exciting places to be this time of year, as people from all over the world to celebrate America’s birthday. And from fireworks on the National Mall and concerts at the Capitol to … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 6-10

Monday – Go strawberry picking! Schlagel Farms in Waldorf, Md, always begins their pick-your-own season ahead of other area farms, and their berries are ripe and ready now. Fields are open daily 8am – 7pm. If weather doesn’t cooperate, check … Continue reading

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