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SOME’s Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger 5K Returns on Nov. 25

Thanksgiving isn’t just about eating turkey; it’s also about reflecting on everything you have. If you find yourself having a little extra this year, give back by running SOME’s 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger 5K. The annual race raises funds for local families and individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty, extending them a hand on…

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DC Ghost Tours

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the Halloween season, DC Ghost Tours is a wonderful option. This spooky ghost tour gives you insight into the haunted history of the District of Columbia. Your informative guides will take you on a scary adventure to eight haunted spots around the capital city. You never…

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Never Looked Better

Never Looked Better is an incredible cocktail bar, speakeasy, and event space that was established this year. This bar combines the 1920s era of the speakeasy with the 1990s era of the underground rave. Remember the late 20th century when you could simply walk down an alley, enter a party through the kitchen, and find…

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Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of beauty supplies you have stowed in the bathroom. Use…

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Shake Up Your Date-Night Routine at Lupo Pizzeria

Want a new spot to try for date night this weekend? Try the newly opened Lupo Pizzeria that’s perfect for both dinner and dessert. Open since July, this new spot has brought delectable pizza back to the 14th street area, which many locals thought was lacking in the pizza department. It’s quintessentially Italian, so much…

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How to Make Your Apartment Extra Cozy for Autumn

With its shorter days and dipping temperature, the fall season reinvigorates our desire for cozy, welcoming spaces. Here are a few tips to help you bring autumn into your apartment—in the snuggliest, comfiest way possible. Toss up some twinkle lights. Twinkle lights instantly create a cozy vibe within your home, transforming a simple space into…

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Shop Gifts for Everyone on Your List at Salt & Sundry

If you haven’t shopped Salt & Sundry on 14th Street yet, it’s time to pop in for a visit. Locals rave about this local gift and homewares shop, claiming it’s their “absolute favorite store in D.C.,” which is high praise with so many gems around our beautiful city.  Since 2014 they’ve been stocking all sorts…

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Need-to-Know Info for a Fun (and Safe) Camping Trip

Planning a camping trip this summer? Getting outdoors is a fun and safe option for a couples’ or a family vacation, but you’ll fare better if you’re prepared! Here are a few tips for newbies. Know your options. You don’t have to dive right into tent camping if you’re a novice! Many campsites offer alternatives…

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