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Stop Sucking: DC Says “No” to Single-Use Plastic Straws

When I arrived at college, the hot rumor was that drinking alcohol through a straw was the fast-track to getting trashed. My crew worked through boxes of straws to learn firsthand it was just an urban myth. College drinking memories hit me recently when the District announced it would be the second major U.S. city […]

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Behind the Bar: Park View’s No Kisses

When the team behind Colony Club looked to open their next cocktail…

Kombucha Demystified

As people continue to prioritize health and wellness and make…

Growing Grasses for the Masses

I grow grass – but not the kind you’d think. It’s called…

Fancy Radish's Duo Uses Vegan Powers for Inclusivity

Restaurateurs, co-chefs, and husband-and-wife team Richard Landau…

The Cannabis Conversation

Cannabis legalization has been a hot topic for decades, but as…

National Geographic’s Queens of Egypt: Women Who Ruled the Ancient World

The ancient Egypt you know is a lie. It’s a golden, glittering…

HOOPS Depicts International Connection

Basketball has always held the hearts of people from all over…

I Am The River’s Keeper

The relationship between man and water has long been part of…

Light It UP! Scores Funding For Alexandria Basketball Courts

It’s truly amazing what a group of citizens can do when they…

Breaking Ground: Local Community Pushes for Sports Fields at RFK Campus

What do you do when there’s 40 acres of asphalt not being used…
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10:00 am Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on Central Place Plaza @ Central Place Plaza | Arlington | Virginia | United States
There’s something for everyone at the Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival. The Rosslyn BID is partnering for the second year with Carpe Librum and the Arlington Public Library to bring this pop-up bookstore to the neighborhood for a[...]
Apr
26
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all-day Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
The seventh annual Awesome Con, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier pop culture convention, returns to DC’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The show is expected to unite over 80,000 fans over the three days, during which celebrities,[...]
Apr
27
Sat
2:00 pm DC Potter Crawl 2019 @ DC Potter Crawl 2019
DC Potter Crawl 2019 @ DC Potter Crawl 2019
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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May
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all-day DC Small Business Week 2019 @ Various Locations in Washington DC
DC Small Business Week 2019 @ Various Locations in Washington DC
May 5 – May 11 all-day
DC Small Business Week 2019 @ Various Locations in Washington DC
The first full week of May is National Small Business Week — CNHED is proud to work with our government agencies and the small business community to organize and promote events and activities in celebration[...]
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10:00 am Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park | Friendsville | Maryland | United States
Sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council and Garrett County Arts Council, come celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival[...]