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Dec. 23, 2013
The holiday season is traditionally the time Americans choose to thank those who provide them with year-round services. With a little creativity you can accommodate everyone on your list this year without blowing your budget.
Dec. 22, 2013
Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
The Washington Nationals are aiming to hit a grand slam with a new Youth Baseball Academy. The facility — located in Fort Dupont Park — is set to open Jan. 27, and the team is looking for mentors.
Dec. 21, 2013
Food and Friends
Food and Friends offers nearly a million meals each year — along with groceries and nutritional counseling — to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. And with the services provided year round, the organization needs volunteers in its kitchen, office and on the road.
Dec. 20, 2013
There are many ways you can help The Salvation Army in the National Capital area end hunger and homelessness. Make a donation to the Online Red Kettle.
Santa Sleigh Test
Rudolph took Santa and his sleigh on a test run.
Dec. 19, 2013
Pay Away the Layaway allows people to contribute money that will go directly toward helping pay off holiday gifts for families that are unable to afford all of their holiday gifts at once.
Research and Document B-CC and White Flint
The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center and the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee are looking for volunteers interested in researching and documenting the history of both areas. The work would include light research and interviews of local authorities. People interested should contact B-CC Regional Services Center Director Ken Hartman for more information.
Dec. 18, 2013
Free Shipping Day
Free Shipping Day is a one-day, online-shopping event for which thousands of merchants offer free shipping with delivery by Christmas Eve. This year, it’s on December 18 (today!).
Holocaust Museum Acquires Alfred Rosenberg Diary
The United States Holocaust Museum in D.C. has acquired Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg’s diary.
A Mistletoe Drone visited San Francisco’s Union Square this Christmas to spread some holiday cheer.
Viral Video, Christmas Card Style
A North Carolina family’s video Christmas card, which features the four of them dancing in matching Christmas-themed pajamas, has gone viral.
Dec. 17, 2013
Christmas Tree on Fire
The Prince George’s County Fire Department demonstrates how quickly a Christmas tree can catch fire and burn out.
D.C. United Beer Cans
D.C. United, in collaboration with DC Brau Brewing Company, LLC, has announced that their D.C. United-themed beer will now be available in limited edition 12 oz. cans. Fans can even vote on the can design of their choice.
Dec. 16, 2013
SNL H&M Video
Saturday Night Live did a spoof of H&M, saying “Shop at H&M, where you can look like a member of One Direction for less than the cost of a tank of gas.” Watch the video here.
Dec. 14, 2013
Cool Disco Dan
The mostly anonymous graffiti artist from the 1980s is expected to sign Cool Disco Dan merchandise ahead of a showing of the documentary “The Legend of Cool ‘Disco’ Dan”, at the Howard Theatre in Northwest D.C. The film, narrated by Henry Rollins, can be rented or purchased here.
Former South Africa president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is being remembered with a short film from The Economist Magazine. The publication is honoring him with a short film called Mandela’s Walk.