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Authentic Maryland experiences await travelers in 2013

“The diverse range of attractions and destinations in the state affords both residents and out-of-state visitors with opportunities to discover authentic Maryland experiences throughout the year,” says Margot Amelia, executive director of the state tourism office. “Our state is brimming with history, culture, recreation and sheer natural beauty.” Each month, the tourism office spotlights a […]

Try Your Luck at the National Kidney Foundation’s 24th Annual Casino Night

This spring on March 2, 2013 the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area will be hosting its 24th Annual Casino Night. This year’s theme is “Luck o’ the Irish” with honorary chairs Lorenzo and Manjanique Alexander. The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals […]

DC Arts Center and The Black Artists of DC present the group exhibition: A/way Home in which artists examine the ideas and realities of “Home” including and beyond the concept of the dwelling or geographic place and time itself

DC Artists Alex Alexander, Carolyn Goodridge, Thomas Gomillion, J. Hubert Jackson, Esther Iverem, Magruder Murray, Chareles Sessoms, and Eugene Vango interpret their individual views of “Home” within their artwork. These artists contextualize and visualize feelings of alienation, settlement, dislocation as well as relocation due to historic forced removal, urban development, employment status, loss of familial […]

Experience 24 days of art, music and food at the Downtown Holiday Market

Grab your shopping list! The Downtown Holiday Market, produced by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Diverse Markets Management, will return for its eighth year on Friday, November 30th, and run through Sunday, December 23rd, offering choice gift-giving ideas in a celebratory, outdoor marketplace centered at F Street between 7th and 9th […]

Queen Noor and Sam Waterston in Star-Studded Charity Auction

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, “The Newsroom” star Sam Waterston, and other eminent figures in politics, the media, business, and athletics, are participating in an online auction to benefit Refugees International. Refugees International (RI) advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced and stateless people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. The auction, which […]

DCAC’s new exhibition declares there is a distinct Washington School of art and offers a manifesto to prove it

JW Mahoney, DC curator, artist and arts writer takes on the task of proving that there is a distinct “school” of art that has been coming from Washington, DC for decades. As he states in his manifesto, “We’ve always recognized the unique qualities of what we’ve been doing here, fundamentally distinct from the values, and […]

AKA White House Offers Presidential Pampering With $57,000 Inauguration Package

AKA, an innovative brand of distinctive serviced residences, invites D.C.-bound travelers to indulge in the inaugural experience at AKA White House. Conveniently located within a few blocks of the White House, those visiting the nation’s capital with family and friends to witness the swearing in of our commander-in-chief can commemorate the special occasion by booking […]

Recently renovated, modern townhome in North Cleveland Park

This is a perfect home for a family who wants the convenience of being centrally located in Northwest DC, but the quietude and comfort of being in a family-friendly residential neighborhood. Located just minutes away from the embassies on International Drive, this modern single family semi-detached home contains four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Renovated […]

Why Fox and O’Reilly Aren’t the Most Trusted New Sources

A recent poll from Boston’s Suffolk University has been receiving a lot of press over the past few months. According to Paul Bedard from US News, “Fox News Channel and mouthy Bill O’Reilly, is now the most trusted source – by a mile.” Bedard referenced a national poll conducted by Suffolk University, which explored a […]