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Photo: Aja Neal

Fresh Fountains

DC heat got you down? Feast your eyes on some of the District’s most iconic fountains and maybe even dip a toe in a few of the city’s kid-friendly water features, because we’re all kids at heart during the dog days of summer, right? 7th Street Park Fountain, District Wharf 700 Wharf St. SW, DC […]

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Waterfront Weather: DC’s Riverside Neighborhoods

Nothing says summer quite like spending your days near the water.…
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DC Celebrates Pride

When one thinks of Pride in our area, visions of big celebrations…
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Farming in the City: DC's Urban Agriculture Movement

Amidst the District’s hustle and bustle, green paradises breathe…
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A Day in the Life: Capital Pride Board Member Michele Irimia-Bernabe

Earlier this year, the Capital Pride Alliance underwent some…
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Pop-Up Magazine's Interactive Stories, From Politics to Karaoke

We’ve written before about the draw of performative storytelling…
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The Heartbeat of the City

Grab your helmets, and get ready for a smooth ride. At DC Bike…
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Instagramming For a Cause: We the Dogs DC

Is there any other city besides the nation’s capital with such…
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Outlaw Artists Take Printmaking on the Road

Outlaw printmaking. Those two words are not some sort of statement.…
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Aug
23
Thu
all-day LOCKN’ Festival @ Infinity Downs Farm
LOCKN’ Festival @ Infinity Downs Farm
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day
LOCKN’ Festival @ Infinity Downs Farm | Arrington | Virginia | United States
Jam band fans: it may not get better than this. Two nights and four sets of Dead & Company, and three nights of awesome music from Tedeschi Trucks Band, Lettuce, Sheryl Crow, Blues Traveler, Foundation[...]
Aug
25
Sat
11:00 am World Heritage Festival @ Ida Lee Park Recreation Center
World Heritage Festival @ Ida Lee Park Recreation Center
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
World Heritage Festival @ Ida Lee Park Recreation Center | Leesburg | Virginia | United States
The one and only National Mall’s Around The World Cultural Food Festival is bringing you on August 25th at Ida Lee park in Leesburg, VA, the World Heritage Festival. There are several food vendors who[...]
4:00 pm Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival @ Fredericksburg Fairgrounds
Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival @ Fredericksburg Fairgrounds
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival @ Fredericksburg Fairgrounds | Fredericksburg | Virginia | United States
Join for an amazing day of cigars, bourbon and craft beer. Hogshead Cigar Lounge will be showcasing all kinds of different cigars from their lounge, as well as have representation from the following cigar brands[...]
Aug
30
Thu
2:00 pm Talk: Gregg Bordowitz in Convers... @ National Gallery of Art
Talk: Gregg Bordowitz in Convers... @ National Gallery of Art
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm
Talk: Gregg Bordowitz in Conversation with Glenn Ligon @ National Gallery of Art | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Gregg Bordowitz, artist, writer, and professor, Low-Residency MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Glenn Ligon, artist A book signing of Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man) follows.
Sep
1
Sat
all-day Virginia Scottish Games @ Great Meadow
Virginia Scottish Games @ Great Meadow
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day
Virginia Scottish Games @ Great Meadow | The Plains | Virginia | United States
You can wear a kilt and bring your dog! The Scottish Games are one of the few places inside the Commonwealth where you can experience authentic Scottish culture and traditions, including spectacular highland dancers, bagpipes,[...]