Maryland Governor Officially Proclaimed June 16 “Maggie Rogers Day” at Her Concert
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by Josie Reich
8h ago
“My name is Maggie Rogers, and I’ve been dreaming about playing this venue since the sixth grade,” declared Maryland native and Grammy-nominated singer Maggie Rogers, emerging in front of a crowded Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on Sunday night. But the Maryland love reached new heights when Governor Wes Moore came on stage half an […] The post Maryland Governor Officially Proclaimed June 16 “Maggie Rogers Day” at Her Concert first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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37 Things to Do in the DC Area This Week: Juneteenth Celebration at Smithsonian, Out & About Festival, and Home Rule Music Festival
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by Briana Thomas
8h ago
Happy Monday, DC! Celebrate Juneteenth at a number of community events this week, and attend the grand reopening of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Also, two homegrown music festivals are in town this weekend. Best Things to Do This Week and Weekend June 17-June 23 Juneteenth Freedom Celebration. The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum is marking the […] The post 37 Things to Do in the DC Area This Week: Juneteenth Celebration at Smithsonian, Out & About Festival, and Home Rule Music Festival first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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All the Smithsonian Museums on the Mall Will Stay Open Late This Saturday
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by Jessica Ruf
8h ago
The summer solstice is this Thursday. For the Northern Hemisphere, that means the sun will be at its highest point in the sky, showering us with more light than any other day of the year. For DC specifically, it also means we’ll see an abundance of Smithsonian events, as part of its annual Solstice Saturday […] The post All the Smithsonian Museums on the Mall Will Stay Open Late This Saturday first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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Potentially Record-Breaking Heat Is Coming to DC
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by Josie Reich
8h ago
By now you’ve probably heard that it’s going to be hot in the DC region. Very hot. In fact, DC could possibly break temperature records this week. This Sunday’s forecasted 99-degree high would top the 98-degree record for June 23, set in 1988. The city has issued an extended heat emergency advisory lasting through Friday, […] The post Potentially Record-Breaking Heat Is Coming to DC first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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Washingtonian Crossword – 6/17/2024
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by Jacob Raim
13h ago
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A Flower-Filled Wedding at District Winery
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by Amy Moeller
13h ago
Asantewaa, a healthcare operations professional from Boston, and Kenneth, an attorney from Tallahassee, first connected on Hinge. Because the met during the pandemic, their first date was a walk around Central Park. Fourteen months later, Kenneth proposed inside the butterfly exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where her friends were […] The post A Flower-Filled Wedding at District Winery first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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This Guy Biked to all 790 Capital Bikeshare Stations
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by Arya Hodjat
3d ago
For Stanley Seiden, the journey of 790 Capital Bikeshare stops began with a single push notification. “One day, probably in November 2022, I got a text that said I had reached 6 percent of all Capital Bikeshare stations,” Seiden says. “And so I said: challenge accepted.” Seiden, a contractor with the State Department, spent the […] The post This Guy Biked to all 790 Capital Bikeshare Stations first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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Would Eating Cherries From the 1700s Hurt My Tummy? An Investigation.
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by Daniella Byck
3d ago
George Washington’s Mount Vernon announced Thursday that 29 undamaged bottles filled with cherries and berries from the 1700s were discovered beneath the home. The fruit is “perfectly preserved,” and the compulsion was immediate: I must eat those cherries. There’s no telling why this dusty fruit has captured my stomach’s imagination. According to Mount Vernon, we’re […] The post Would Eating Cherries From the 1700s Hurt My Tummy? An Investigation. first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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3 Great Open Houses This Weekend
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by Omega Ilijevich
4d ago
In the mood to go house-hunting this weekend? Here are three open houses in DC, Maryland, and Virginia that caught our eye: A Trinidad Penthouse Price: $629,000 Where: 1200 Staples St., NE Penthouse #3 Bedrooms/bathrooms: 2/2 Condo fee: $222 monthly Listing agent: Michael Arias, Capital Brokers Group Open houses: June 15, 1-3 PM and June […] The post 3 Great Open Houses This Weekend first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This June
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by Washingtonian Staff
4d ago
Jayden Daniels Excitement is high for the new Commanders quarterback.   Jacob Fenston For the City Cast DC podcast, he’s attempting to visit every park in the District: almost 700.   Mackenzie Shultz and Megan Wysocki The American University students designed an econ class on Taylor Swift that will be offered this fall.   Layne […] The post Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This June first appeared on Washingtonian ..read more
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