Saturday, July 31, 2010

-- A July 30 Style article about the increasing popularity of "the DMV" as a nickname for the Washington region misstated the former call letters of WUSA, Channel 9. The television station was once WDVM, which stood for "the District, Virginia and Maryland."

-- A Nightclubs listing in the July 30 Weekend section incorrectly listed Peter Robinson as the artist performing into next week at the Jefferson Hotel. Dennis Kaspar is filling in on Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday. Robinson will return on Thursday.

-- A July 30 Weekend article on ideas for keeping children busy in the final weeks of summer incorrectly said that the "Lego Architecture: Towering Ambition" exhibition at the National Building Museum is free with a suggested donation of $5. Admission to the museum is free, but there is a $5 charge to see the exhibition. The exhibition is free for museum members and for children 3 and younger.

-- The Going Our Way column in the July 25 Travel section, on finding affordable destinations in the Caribbean for a group of college seniors, incorrectly said that hurricane season ends Nov. 1. Although peak hurricane activity traditionally occurs from mid-August through October, the season does not end until Nov. 30, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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