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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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A Day in the Life: Instafamous Navy the Corgi

Imagine creating a social media account for your pet just for…

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man at the Renwick

There’s a temple at Renwick today, but unlike the National…

TRANSIT at Dupont Underground

After a three-day stint at Dupont Underground, Australian-born…

Brand New at the Hirshhorn

“Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow…

Building Sustainability in The District

These DC area locations and businesses each go above and beyond 21st-century…

In DC, It Is Easy Being Green

Though it may not be obvious at first glance, the District is…

Saving the Planet, One T-Shirt at a Time

Imagine you’re a T-shirt – a comfy, cotton blend, perfect…

A Day in the Life: Emerging Explorer Grace Young

It all began on the Great Lakes of Ohio and Michigan. As she…

A Breezy Summer Home at SAAM: Do Ho Suh

At the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) on F Street, you…

A Day in the Life: Miss Pixie's Owner Pixie Windsor

Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & Whatnot is nestled in the middle…
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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,[...]
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27
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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
Calling all muggles, wizards, squibs and elves: grab your cloaks, brooms, owls and wands, and get ready for the Wizarding bar event of the year. They’re casting a spell on the best bars in Dupont[...]
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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[...]