Family & Pets

Weekend Guide: What's Happening in Your Area Oct. 9 - 11Fall is here, which means festivals, seasonal beers and enjoying the crisp autumn air outdoors. Celebrate the new season with friends and family at these events this weekend.
5 Hilarious Baby Halloween CostumesGet a little creative this Halloween. Here are five fun costume ideas for your baby that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
6 Best Halloween Makeup Instructional VideosPair that Halloween costume with the perfect makeup with the help of these YouTube instructional videos.
Pumpkin Patches in Maryland and VirginiaThere are a variety of pumpkin patches and fall festivals on farms in Maryland and Virginia that can help you transition into the fall season.
Pet of the Week: Hugo the Terrier Pit Bull MixHi there, I'm Hugo. I'm a smart, cutie-pie looking for my forever home.
Best Places To Go Apple Picking Near Washington DCFall brings cooler weather and fun family activities, including apple picking. You'll have a wonderful time apple picking at these orchards.
Ask a Washington, D.C. Expert: Best Fall Family DishesTwo of DC's best chefs have provided great fall recipes that are fun for the whole family to make and enjoy. Summer produce may be gone, but thanks to these two chefs, you will be eating well even in the cooler months!
Pet of the Week: Terp the Retriever, Lab/Terrier, Pit Bull MixHey there, I'm Terp, a super handsome guy looking for a forever home.
Best Outdoor Yoga Classes In Washington DCFor a new twist on yoga, consider doing outdoor yoga. This allows you to enjoy the great outdoors during the warmer months while still reaping the benefits of a rigorous yoga class.
Pet of the Week: Chiquita the Chihuahua Long Hair MixHello there, I'm Chiquita, a sweet older gal who needs a loving forever home.
Best Places to Rent a Boat in Washington, D.C.Washington, D.C. is right on the Potomac River and down the road from Chesapeake Bay. With water so close by, of course people want to take advantage of it. You can swimming, fish, row, kayak and more. When you are looking for a place to rent a boat, these places are ready for you.
5 Essential Exercises to Work Out Your BrainWant to sharpen your brain? Flex your mind muscles with these exercises from Henry Emmons, author of "Staying Sharp: 9 Keys For A Youthful Brain Through Modern Science And Ageless Wisdom."