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The National Book Festival is Approaching

The National Book Festival is approaching quickly. The event aims to celebrate the joys of reading, literacy, and books. More than 175 poets, illustrators, and authors will be featured in this most anticipated event. It will be the biggest event ever held in the past 15 years. This year’s theme is...

Five of the Best Underground Rappers in DC Right Now

Washington DC’s most successful hip-hop exports are somewhat few and far between, staking claims to Wale, Tabi Bonney and Fat Trel. Then of course there’s underground veterans Kokayi, Substantial and Oddisee who’ve made it overseas. The DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia) are jam-packed with worthy...

The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in DC

Whether you’re strictly herbivore, omnivore or even carnivore, these restaurants offer up such tasty and innovative cuisine you won’t miss that meat. Mandu – Packed with both vegetarian and vegan dishes, the Korean menu offers such delights as crispy vegetarian mandu (dumplings), overflowing battered...

Kids Rock On! At the Smithsonian

If you’re stuck for something to do this Saturday, September 29, look no further than the Smithsonian, where its Rock On! Exhibition will have kids both big and small entertained all day long. When you think of the Smithsonian, your mind may first go to the dinosaurs, mammals, pretty butterflies and that...

Eco Fashion at DC Fashion Week

Kicking off this season’s DC Fashion Week, an Eco Fashion Show was presented to the public at the International Finance Corporation on Monday. Now in its 17th season, DC Fashion Week has managed to carve out a perfect niche for itself, separating it from its big sisters in New York, Paris, London and...

Get Down to the H Street Festival

Taking place today, the H Street Festival celebrates all things Near Northeast, so whether you’re an avid fan of the commercial hub or you’re new to it, go east-west for some weekend festival fun times. Boasting the completion of the streetscape project, plus many new businesses opening and the old ones...

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