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festivals: Maryland Sheep & Wool

A friend and I spent the day in Howard County cavorting with sheep. Yep, you read that right.

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DC: Beat the Heat with a Free Frozen Treat!

There are two things I know people in DC love doing, one is griping about the heat and the other is getting free stuff. So how about a great way to combine both of those into one activity!

This week in DC, the Climate Reality Project is partnering with Pleasant Pops to provide a little relief from the heat by offering free frozen treats to help raise awareness about climate change.

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Starbucks Frappucino Happy Hour

Starting today through May 15, if you hit Starbucks during “happy hour” between the hours and 3-5pm, you can get yourself a Frappuccino® for half off…

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Bohemian goes Barefoot, Pt. 1: They Meet

I’m sure you’ve been in suspense this entire time about whether I met Ina Garten and if she made me one of her fabulous friends up in the Hamptons. Have I left my life in DC behind to go from...

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Barefoot Contessa Book Signing, 10/27

If you’re a fan of Ina Garten, TV’s Barefoot Contessa, then the title of her new book should come as no surprise: How Easy Is That? Even though her “How _____ is that?” catchphrase is easy to snark on, it’s...

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Vintage Virginia Wine Festival

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” –Benjamin Franklin I’m not quite as much of a wine drinker as I used to be. Vintage Virginia used to be firmly scheduled each year, but when...

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Cochon 555

5 Chefs, 5 Pigs, 5 Winemakers, one cause: to raise awareness for heritage breeds and family owned farms. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you may wish to look away now… I don’t really have the words to describe it....

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New Capitol Riverfront Market

Per a press release from the Capitol Riverfront BID, a new market is on the way this May! The new Capitol Riverfront Market, offering fresh produce and locally prepared foods, will open Thursday, May 6th and operate from 3 pm...

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Free Coffee & Sweet Treats on Apr. 15

In addition to the usual $10.40 offers that surface around 4/15 a.k.a. Tax Day, there are a few places in the DC area where you get free stuff tomorrow. Since it’s part of most people’s morning commute, this is an...

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Urbana offering Free Lunch on April 1

Eventually places will realize that April 1 is more than just the beginning of a prime Spring month and catch on to the natural skepticism surrounding April Fools Day, but until then Urbana’s taking advantage of it… Urbana Restaurant and...