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Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area July 10-12

It’s going to get pretty hot this weekend, but the parties and festivals are what will make it sizzle. Here are a few of the best events you’ll want to check out.

07/09/2015

Duke, the 4-year-old boxer terrier mix. (courtesy: Baltimore Humane Society)

Pet of the Week: Duke the Boxer Terrier Mix

Looking for a super sweet big guy with a big heart? Then say hello to me!

07/06/2015

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Best Paintball in Washington, D.C.

Big cities tend to have a large amount of stressed out people. Some people go to happy hour after work to relieve stress, other people like to do something more active.

07/03/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

Sebastian, the one-year-old domestic, shorthair mix. (credit: Baltimore Humane Society)

Pet of the Week: Sebastian the Domestic Shorthair Mix

Hello everyone, I’m Sebastian and I am a super sweet and social one-year-old guy in need of a loving forever home.

06/29/2015

File photo of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area June 26 – 28

While this weekend’s forecast isn’t the greatest, a lot of events, most of which are free, will happen rain or shine.

06/26/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Best Fireworks in Washington, D.C.

It’s not the Fourth of July if there are no fireworks. From nationally televised shows to local community events, Washington, DC has a number of fireworks displays during the holiday.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

Happy, the six-year-old chihuahua, short coat mix. (credit: Baltimore Humane Society)

Pet of the Week: Happy the Chihuahua, Short Coat Mix

Hello! I’m Happy and I’m here with my three housemates looking for my forever home.

06/22/2015

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