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Step Right Up to the Takeout Window at Hawkers Arlington

Want to savor some of Hawkers Arlington’s signature roti canai without stepping foot off the sidewalk? Thanks to the eatery’s walk-up takeout window, that’s a possibility. The Arlington eatery is the only location to boast this convenient option, which allows you to place your order and then grab it to-go without even crossing the threshold.…

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Soak Up the Holiday Spirit at Santa’s Suite at the Fairmont This December

The North Pole is closer than you might think this holiday season. Santa’s Suite at the Fairmont brings Kris Kringle to town, where he sets up shop to meet and greet excited little ones within his magical temporary residence. Bring youngsters to the Fairmont for a quick visit with Santa any weekend afternoon until December 18th.…

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It’s more than eating turkey, watching football, and taking naps!

Thanksgiving is a national United States holiday that takes place every third Thursday of November, this year on November 24th. The first Thanksgiving dates back to 1621, when the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn feast. Then, for more than two centuries, Thanksgiving was celebrated on different days by the US colonies and…

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Embark on a Culinary Adventure at Bombay Street Food

You can trust that Bombay Street Food brings authentic urban Indian food to D.C. due to the credentials of its creator Asad Sheikh. He’s not only a seasoned restaurateur with many other successful eateries to his name—but he was also born and raised in Bombay. That’s why his menu is filled with bites that street…

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Bring Your Furry Friend to Yappy Hour This Sunday

Wunder Garten’s beautiful greenspace began as a pop-up inspired by German beer gardens. But it was so popular that the colorful beer garden quickly became a permanent part of the NoMa neighborhood. Now it’s been around for seven years, pouring beers and bringing the community together for events like Yappy Hour. Every Sunday afternoon, patrons…

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DIY Halloween Decor

Let’s cut to the chase, Halloween is peaking its head around the corner. Well, it’s a headless horseman head! With that, there is nothing more exciting than decorating for Halloween. Here are some DIY decorations you can make to get in the spooky spirit!  Delightful Devilish Handsoap- Buy some hand soap from the Dollar Store,…

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Treat Yourself to Something Sweet at Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee

If you’ve never tried honey toast before, hit up Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee for breakfast ASAP. Its signature honey toast comes prepared in a few different ways. Each fluffy piece of golden-brown bread features a signature drizzle of honey, of course, but the rest of the fixings are up to you. Add a smattering…

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Create Haunting Confections at the Halloween Cookie-Decorating Class on October 25th

Autumn has officially arrived, complete with stunning fall foliage and pumpkin spice everything. Get into the spooky spirit at Lost Boy Cider’s Halloween Cookie Class. The local cidery provides the boozy beverages as seasoned pastry artist Amalea guides you in crafting delicious and adorable holiday cookies.  Snag your tickets for the October 25th class in…

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Be Part of the Solution at the Shepherd Parkway Community Clean-Up on September 10th

In order to keep Washington, D.C.’s many greenspaces well-maintained, members of the community have to get involved and stay engaged. Join those neighbors and do your part during the Shepherd Parkway Community Clean-Up on September 10th. It’s the next installment of a monthly volunteer event geared toward keeping the Shepherd Parkway Corridor beautiful. Even if…

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