Food & Drink

Best Untraditional Donuts in Washington, D.C.There is absolutely nothing wrong with enjoying a plain donut or maybe one that's glazed, chocolate, or an old-fashioned donut. But why settle for something traditional when you can step up your donut repertoire with some of the Washington-area favorite nontraditional donut concoctions?
Make These 5 Cocktails With Just 4 Ingredients EachWant to spice up your home cocktail menu? Make these tasty drinks with just four ingredients each from Shane Carley, author of "The Home Bartender."
Best Macaroons In Washington, D.C.When cupcakes were becoming the biggest dessert food craze, people were wondering what was going to be next. For some, that was the macaroon. The colorful french cook sandwich didn't really take off like cupcakes did, but there are plenty of people who love them. If you are one of them, you have to try these bakeries.
Best Iced Coffee In Washington DCFinally, warmer weather has arrived. With it comes the shift from hot to cold coffee. If you are craving a delicious iced coffee beverage, look no further. A list of the best iced coffees in the area is below, some with some very interesting twists!
4 Reasons to Join a CSA or Farm Share This YearLove visiting the farmers market and getting the freshest produce of the season? Then it's definitely worthwhile to consider buying a share in a local community supported agriculture, or CSA.
Authentic Texas Sheet Cake Recipe (In A Jar!)Looking for a new treat to add to your personal dessert menu? Try this recipe for Texas sheet cake in a jar from Shelly Jaronsky, author of "The Cookies & Cups Cookbook."

Shopping & Style

Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends in Washington, D.C.Washington is typically thought of as a buttoned-up town, but shows like Scandal and House of Cards have shown that we’ve also got style. While not all of this summer’s hottest trends are office friendly, there are many that can be incorporated into your business attire and others that will look great as you sidle up to the bar after hours. Here are five of summer's hottest trends that you’ll definitely want to incorporate into your wardrobe.
Best Neighborhoods To Go On A Shopping Spree In Washington, D.C.If you want to know just where the best neighborhoods to go on a shopping spree can be found, here are a couple of suggestions to satisfy your inner shopaholic.
Best Books That Make The Perfect Gifts For GraduatesGraduation season is in full swing and whether the person you know is graduating from middle school, high school, undergrad or grad school, they could probably use some guidance about what comes next.
Best Stores To Shop For Mother's Day Gifts In Washington, DCMother’s Day is just around the corner, but there’s still time to pick out that perfect gift if you haven’t yet done so. From candies, clothing cosmetics and more, there are plenty of gift ideas to make Mom feel pampered and beautiful.
Best Gift For Newly Graduated StudentsGraduations may happen a few times over a person's life, but each and every one of them is a milestone, one that marks a big transition in a child's life as they grow older. It's also an opportunity to honor that moment, and show how proud you are of them, with a gift.
Best Places to Buy Golf Clothes in Washington, D.C.You can find clothes that will help you look and feel your best on the golf course at these five area locations.

Nightlife & Music

Best Places To Go Dancing In Washington DCWashington DC has no shortage of nightlife, with bars, clubs, theaters and more to keep night owls busy. You are unlikely to find a bar or club that's open all night, but you will find plenty of places to dance for several hours. Whatever style of dance you prefer, there's a place for you. When you feel the need to dance the night away, these places would love to have you.
Best Friend-Date Locations in Washington, D.C.Between work, family and significant others, we often forget some of the most important people in our lives: our friends! Spending time with friends is fun and relaxing, and a great way to decompress. Here is a list of fun activities to do with your friends.
Best Places To See Local Musicians In Washington DCFrom local bands just starting out to mainstream performers who have already carved out a name, you can find a wide range of musicians in the area at any given time. What’s more, there are numerous venues and sites around D.C. that host such varying musical performances.
Best Open Mic Comedy Shows In Washington, D.C.Here are some D.C. comedy spots where the drinks are aplenty; the jokes are funny; and the next big comedian might be up on stage.
Best Bars With Jukeboxes In Washington DCLooking to set your own soundtrack for a night out? These D.C. jukebox bars are more than ready to help.
Best Double Date Ideas in Washington, D.C.Washington, D.C. is home to a variety of venues that make for spectacular double date endeavors. From lively entertainment, quiet getaways and an abundance of group-oriented activities occurring regularly, the possibilities are seemingly endless. You and your significant other can double the fun and invite your friends and their significant others along for a most enjoyable experience out on the town.

Family & Pets

Best Memorial Day Events for the Family in D.C.Each Memorial Day holiday, the Nation's Capital pays tribute to the brave fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives in service to our country. Whether you choose one of the areas many military sponsored events or a more social entertaining event, we remember and pay honor to our brave servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms with celebrations throughout the metro region.
Research & Honor Your Family's Military History This Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to research your family's military history or learn a little more about your own past. Here are some helpful ways to start researching your past today.
Best Places To Buy Graduation Gifts In Washington, D.C.There are dozens of colleges in the D.C. area, from small private schools to large public ones. Which means there will be thousands of people graduating in the coming weeks. That means even more balloons, flowers, and gifts are being purchased. If you wait until the last minute, you might end up with slim pickings. These places have great gifts for your graduate.
Ask A Washington DC Expert: Tips For Building A Cat TunnelBuilding a cat tunnel is a great way to provide safety and security for your cats.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Best Parks for Puppy Play Date in D.C.Puppy play dates can make for a fun outing for both you and your young doggie. Thankfully, there are a number of local venues around the D.C. region that feature dog parks and, more specifically, puppy-designated areas.

Travel & Outdoors

Most Instagram Worthy Locations in Washington, D.C.Looking for that perfect photo spot that will get you lots of likes on Instagram? D.C. has plenty of them.
Top Things to Do this Spring in WilmingtonYou don’t have to visit a major city to see world-class museums, historical mansions with gorgeous gardens and cool art galleries.
7 Gardens You Should Visit this Spring in WilmingtonDelaware’s Wilmington and Brandywine Valley is one of the best places—if not the best place—to see gorgeous, historic mansions with gardens of overflowing rainbow-colored tulips and azaleas.
Best Places to See Spring Flowers in Washington, D.C.There are numerous venues, gardens and botanical sites around D.C. recognized for blossoming in an array of lush adorning flowers and greenery. If you’re looking for places where you can go to see some of the most beautiful flowers in bloom this spring, here are a couple of suggestions.
Best Observation Decks in Washington, D.C.Washington DC is home to some of the most scenic landscapes in the world. Here is a list of some spectacular sites where you can go to enjoy the view.
Best Ways to Utilize D.C.'s Parks and Rec DepartmentFrom swimming lessons to community gardens, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation provides numerous services.

Arts & Culture

Best Spring 2016 Races In Washington DCSummers in DC aren’t always conducive to running. Here are five races in DC you can fit in before the heat kicks in.
Best Ceramics Classes In Washington DCHaving a hobby can decrease stress and increase happiness. Ceramics is a relaxing way to unwind and be creative. Whether you're making a mug, plate, or picture frame, you may find a new hobby in ceramics. Take one or all of these classes when you are ready to get creative.
Best Places For Tap Dancing Lessons In Washington DCThe Nation's Capital has a rich history of featuring artists who showcase tap dancing greatness, and the legacy of tap continues to echo throughout the city with classes for youth and adults. The movement of tap dancing has never gone out of style.
Best Vintage Clothing Stores In Washington DCThey don't make things like they used to. In some cases that's a good thing, and in others it's leaves you nostalgic. Fashion is continuously changing, but you can always incorporate the old with the new. From concert t-shirts to peddle pushers, you can still find clothing from decades ago. Whatever look you are going for, you can find quality vintage clothing at these locations.
7 New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpringtime is here, and so are many great books to read with your book club.
Best Art Classes For Adults In Washington DCIf you’re looking for a way to cultivate your creative inner artist, there is a number of terrific venues to look into around the greater D.C. area.

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