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A Star Wars Pop-Up Bar Just Opened in D.C.

Dubbed the DarkSide Bar, this unofficial Star Wars pop-up bar in D.C. (plus two other locations on this side of the galaxy—New York City and Los Angeles) offers space nerds, distant travelers, and creatures of all kinds the unique chance to “cross over to the...



Insider’s Guide to Outdoor Ice Skating in DC

Thanksgiving weekend is right around the corner and that means (weather permitting) outdoor ice rinks will start opening up to the public all over the District. We’ve pulled together a list of some of our favorite places to cut the ice. Washington Harbour Ice...


Where to Eat Out on Thanksgiving in DC

Don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving? We hear you. Thankfully, not every DC restaurant is taking the day off and many are offering prix fixe menus to make Turkey Day easier. Be warned: most require reservations and reservations do go fast. Here are 10 Thanksgiving...


Admission to Every National Park is Free This Weekend

The National Park Service is waiving admission to all parks this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. Considering a current proposal could double the cost of visiting these national treasures you might want to change any plans you have and get out into the...


20 Facts You Might Not Know About The Washington Monument

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the Washington Monument every year. The 550-foot obelisk honoring the first U.S. President is an imposing exclamation point in our nation’s capital, but how much do you really know about it? Making it even more mysterious is the...



10 Winter Road Trips Outside of DC

The east coast is loaded with wildlife, and sometimes it doesn’t take much of a drive to find yourself in towering forests, atop epic mountains, or alongside some of the most beautiful rivers in America. There are countless retreats in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia,...


6 Relaxing Places to Get Away in DC

As the nation’s capital, the District is so jam-packed with interns, politicians and nonprofit workers, sometimes it’s hard to find spots to relax and take a break within city limits. Until now.


9 DC Instagrammers Who Show Why We Love DC

Instagrammer long ago moved beyond being simply a home for selfies. Tens of thousands of ‘grammers have leveraged the platform to artfully create well-curated showcases of where they live. Here are some of our favorite Instagram feeds to check out every day.