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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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Savor the Autumn Weather at the 5K Orchard Run on November 12th

A little bit of exercise followed by a hot cup of coffee and a sweet apple cider doughnut. If this sounds like the perfect fall morning, sign up for the 5K Orchard Run ASAP. It’s held at Butler’s Orchard, so the race gives you a chance to explore its beautiful grounds and then meet back…

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Devour Authentic Peruvian Cuisine at Picca Pollo

The kitchen team at Picca Pollo sources its ingredients from nearby but draws culinary inspiration from thousands of miles away. The authentic Peruvian recipes and the local ingredients come together in perfect harmony, creating tantalizing dishes that are as colorful as they are delicious. Just look at the list of starters for proof. The choros…

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Savor Authentic Middle Eastern Cuisine at Naz’s Halal Food

Cousins Naz and Kareem grew up in a family of restaurateurs, but they served as public school teachers together early on in their careers. It was during this time that they decided to team up beyond the walls of the school where they both taught and open a food truck rooted in their family’s own…

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Dance the Night Away at the Halloween Howl on October 29th

“Thriller.” “Monster Mash.” “I Put a Spell on You.” If you’ve had these creepy classics on repeat all October long, you’ll fit right in at the Halloween Howl. It’s a dance party dedicated exclusively to spooky songs. The Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park hosts the bash on Saturday, October 29th. Live bands storm the…

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Do Brunch at Barking Mad Cafe

Crispy deep-fried chicken, fiery jalapeno-cheddar waffles, and spicy bourbon-infused syrup. Golden-brown multigrain toast smothered with fresh guacamole, a pair of poached eggs, and feta cheese. A thin crust loaded with house-made mozzarella, dried figs and jam, white sauce, and crispy pancetta. These are a handful of the unexpected brunch dishes at Barking Mad Cafe, and…

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Don’t Miss Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace This September Near Our Chevy Chase Apartments

Carlyle House Historic Park boasts beautiful, dense forests rife with vibrant greenery, native animals, and plenty of fresh air. You’ll have a breathtaking bird’s-eye view of the treetops when you come to Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace, held on the brick patio at the historic Carlyle House near The Kenmore apartments. The covered deck overlooks…

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