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Take advantage of the summer lull and keep waits to a minimum.


A guide to the D.C. area’s lakes, swimmin’ holes and waterfalls

Here are six spots that make for a perfect day-long escape.

11 new restaurants you should try right now

These newcomers are worth visiting.

The $20 Diner’s 2016 guide to the best barbecue in the D.C. area

This year’s top 10 list looks vastly different thanks to a slew of departures and arrivals.

The best bets in museums, restaurants, bars, music and more.

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The rising DMV rapper opens for Snoop Dogg at Jiffy Lube Live this weekend.

See (and smell) a funky flower, sing a song with the Piano Man and party like you're in Wyoming.

Diners often place more emphasis on the “latest” rather than the “greatest” thing.

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Spraygrounds in D.C., Virginia and Maryland can make summer a cool experience.

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The novelist chats about his new book, "Purity," soon to be a Showtime series starring Daniel Craig.

In his new show, "The Trump Card," the monologuist explains the forces that brought The Donald to power, and argues that the next demagogue will be smarter and scarier.

He hired a pastry chef and plans to debut his ambitious restaurant by early fall.

2 stars | The restaurant at Watergate is worth checking out after a $200 million renovation

"Small plates were tired. The term 'small plate' was tired."

Staff have been notified that the 10-year-old H Street NE bar is closed while attorneys for its owners are "working on the issues."

The $20 Diner's favorite versions of the cheap and delicious Salvadoran dish.

The sun's no match for these lakes, frozen drinks and waterfront views.

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The owner expects Plateau to debut in March.

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