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I'm the "Staycationer," author of a biweekly column reviewing tourist hotspots in the Washington, D.C. area. I also preview upcoming performances and write quirky and fun feature stories.
The Defense Department, currently burning through a $700 billion budget, has a headquarters that looks a lot like a dated shopping mall.
The Chantilly, Va., museum isn’t exactly a secret — it draws around 1.6 million visitors a year — but it could definitely handle more people.
Whether you're looking to see natural beauty, get serious exercise or just get a cranky toddler out of the house, authors Rachel Cooper and Renee Sklarew have the perfect hike for you.
If D.C.'s going to feel like a greenhouse, we may as well get out and enjoy the greenery.
Murderers and millionaires, war heroes and enslaved workers all lived in Decatur House, which offers free tours on Mondays.
Lady Antebellum returns to Merrierather with Darius Rucker.
What's spoken word poet Andrea Gibson performing at the 9:30 Club Friday? It all depends on the news and the current state of Gibson's heart.
If you aren't making music on the regular, you are missing out on one of life’s great pleasures, according to Amy Nathan in "Making Time for Making Music."
Monuments and memorials are built for a reason — to say something to future generations, and perhaps even future civilizations. Which ones are getting their message across loud and clear?
A rare, white-naped crane (rumored to have killed two potential suitors) had struggled to produce chicks. Then she fell in love with her keeper.