Sip and Savor at Valley Brook Tea

Here’s something to look forward to: Meeting up with friends on a warm summer day, and finding the air conditioned oasis of Valley Brook Tea. You can chat it up over a cup of oolong or floral white tea, and finally be able to enjoy the company of a close...

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Must-Haves for Your First Warm-Weather Run

With the weather getting warmer and warmer every day, you might be starting to take your workout routine outside on a regular basis. Here’s what you need to stay safe and comfortable while you’re exercising outdoors. Lightweight, sweat-wicking layers. Since spring bridges the gap between winter and summer, its weather can...

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While Away a Sunny Spring Day at Meridian Hill Park

Getting outside to enjoy a bit of fresh air is important, and among DC area locals, Meridian Hill Park is a favorite destination for doing so. Located on the site of John Porter’s 1819 mansion, the park today preserves the estate’s formal Italianate gardens, filled with statuary, dramatic fountains, and...

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Restock Your Fridge at 14W at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s has a reputation for selling top-quality groceries at bargain prices, as well as providing friendly, efficient service. Considering all that, it’s easy to understand why this place is so popular among DC locals. Yelpers report that the 14th Street store is kept immaculately clean, and that even though it...

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Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Renters

Spring has arrived! Get your apartment ready for the season with these spring cleaning tips. Get rid of anything you don’t need. The first step in spring cleaning should always be ousting any extra clutter. Donate clothing, kitchen items, and anything else you don’t use on a regular basis to your local...

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Spring Mocktails to Sip and Serve Right Now

The end of winter always seems to drag, but it’s safe to say the cold weather is in the rearview mirror this year. Spring has sprung, and with it, an array of fresh ingredients. Honor the season by tossing a few of those ingredients into these sweet mocktails. Raspberry Mojito...

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Feeling Crafty? Here Are 3 DIY Projects Using Minimal Materials

If you’re in the mood to be a little artsy, harness that creativity with a fun DIY project. These projects require minimal artistic ability and few materials, so you probably already have everything you need to make at least one of them. Paper Dahlias [HGTV]If you have a cardboard cake...

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Say Farewell to Winter With These Slow-Cooker Recipes

Warmer weather is on the way! And chances are, you’re probably already enjoying the spring sunshine. But there are some good things about winter—like its hearty comfort food. Close out the cold season with these warming dishes. Crock Pot Chili [Dinners, Dishes and Desserts]There’s nothing like a big bowl of...

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Fun Facts About the Spring Equinox

If you’ve been looking forward to spring for months, great news: it’s finally here. Or at least, it’s almost here. The Spring Equinox falls tomorrow—earlier than it has in more than 100 years! In the northern part of the world, the equinox can fall any time from March 19th to...

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See You at the Starting Line for St. Pat’s Run Fest 5k and 10k in DC

If you’ve fallen behind on your New Year’s Resolutions, look no further than the St. Pat’s Run Fest 5k and 10k in DC on March 15th to get you back on track. Whether you’d prefer one race, both, or the four-miler in Arlington the day before, there’s an option for...

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