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It’s more than eating turkey, watching football, and taking naps!

Thanksgiving is a national United States holiday that takes place every third Thursday of November, this year on November 24th. The first Thanksgiving dates back to 1621, when the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn feast. Then, for more than two centuries, Thanksgiving was celebrated on different days by the US colonies and…

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Step Right Up to the Takeout Window at Hawkers Arlington

Want to savor some of Hawkers Arlington’s signature roti canai without stepping foot off the sidewalk? Thanks to the eatery’s walk-up takeout window, that’s a possibility. The Arlington eatery is the only location to boast this convenient option, which allows you to place your order and then grab it to-go without even crossing the threshold.…

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Lend Your Support to a Valuable Community Program at the 5K GOTR This November

The Girls on the Run program combines physical activity with life skills designed to instill a sense of purpose and confidence in girls of all ages. The program culminates in the 5K GOTR. It’s not just an opportunity for the girls participating in the program to show off what they’ve learned, but also a chance…

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Enjoy the Outdoor Patio Year-Round at Dovetail 14th Street Restaurant

The patio at Dovetail 14th Street Restaurant might be a little more crowded during the warm months, but it’s designed to serve as a year-round seating option for guests. With climate control and a permanent bar situated at one end, it’s a chic fresh-air space that’s as stylish as the indoor bar and dining room.…

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Savor the Remainder of the Spooky Season at the Halloween Bar Crawl on October 29th

The spooky season will soon shift to the holiday season. Before it does, cap off a month of pumpkin-picking and hot cider-drinking at the Halloween Bar Crawl. On Saturday, October 29th, Dupont Circle’s top bars throw their doors wide open to costumed revelers for a full day of frights and fun. Reserve your tickets on…

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Check Out the Capital Book Fest on September 15th

Nonprofit organization Turning the Page exists to get the community, especially its parents, engaged in children’s learning experiences. The organization brings special events to schools that invite parents and grandparents to come and read alongside their little ones, taking on a  more active role in their education. So it’s a fitting beneficiary for the 2022…

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Experience a Captivating Musical Version of The Color Purple at Signature Theatre

There’s a reason Alice Walker’s 1982 novel The Color Purple has spawned so many stageplays, films, and other iterations of the story. It’s because the mix of heartbreak and hope experienced by protagonist Celie transcends time, race, and life experiences. Everyone who walks alongside Celie can’t help but become transfixed by her, whether it’s through…

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