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Washington Wizards Must Grit Through Slow Start

The Washington Wizards haven’t quite enjoyed the storybook season some fans saw just around the corner after last season’s furiously exhilarating finish. Despite bowing out of the 2017 NBA playoffs in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Boston Celtics in a climactic seven-game series, there…
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King Of Kitsch: John Waters

John Waters hates fruit baskets. “I can afford a pear for Christ’s sake,” the Baltimore-based cult icon tells me on a recent call. “Why would anybody send a pear? Send me cigarettes or porn.” And don’t get him started on gift cards. “That just means you think the person is stupid.…
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A Day In The Life: Shop Made in DC’s Michael Babin & Stacey Price

Shop Made in DC is truly a one-of-a-kind place – every single product and delicacy sold at this new Dupont area gift store and café is designed, crafted and built right here in the District. You can grab an incredible cup of coffee while perusing boutique items including furniture, artwork, specialty…
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Drink Your Way Through The Holidays

Finding unique entertainment during the winter months can be challenging, especially when the weather drives you to stay indoors. But DC is getting creative this season, with experiences like a rooftop ice rink and a pop-up bar decked out in Christmas lights and Hanukkah decorations. Here are six creative…
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Cocktail Countdown: DC's Ultimate Advent Calendar

Advent calendars with chocolates are so yesterday. It’s time to take the calendar off the wall and drink your daily celebration of the season. What follows is admittedly an idiosyncratic Advent calendar crawl – this is not a “best of” or “most trendy” list, and very certainly not a “longest…
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