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Channing Tatum In D.C. With Co-Star Jamie Foxx To Promote 'White House Down'

(6) Comments | Posted June 21, 2013 | 12:20 PM

The star of "Magic Mike," "The Vow," "Step Up 2: The Streets" and other films that feature shirtless men, Channing Tatum is in D.C. to promote the opening of his newest film, "White House Down."

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Marion Barry's Showing His Love For D.C. On Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 12:08 PM

Marion Barry loves Washington D.C. Marion Barry loves telling you about his love for Washington D.C. on his Twitter account.

The "mayor-for-life" has entertained us with his social media prowess over the last year. Whether he's reaching out to Jason Collins, explaining the...

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Capital Pride 2013: Our Picks For The Two-Week LGBT Celebration

(26) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 5:56 PM

WASHINGTON -- Capital Pride kicks off May 29 and runs for 12 days. Whether you want to gather with your faith community, chat with Mayor Gray, break a sweat or just party, there are multiple events each day to celebrate the D.C. LGBT community. In order to get...

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Kerry Washington's GWU Commencement Address: How A Frog Transformed Her Thinking (VIDEO)

(32) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 5:51 PM

WASHINGTON -- It took a "Scandal" for George Washington University alum Kerry Washington to return to her alma mater as the 2013 Commencement Speaker.

The film and television star, who graduated from the school in 1998, received an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Sunday and inspired students with a...

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John Waters' Filthy World: Love For Vaudeville, Baltimore And Bieber

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 4:09 PM

John Waters will perform Wednesday in an old vaudeville house in Washington -- a space in which he's wanted to work since he was a boy in Baltimore. After changing the face of "dirty" cinema, releasing multiple New York Times best-selling books, collecting checks from Broadway and curating...

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D.C. Outdoor Movie Schedules, Get Ready To Watch Superheroes Under The Stars

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 4:48 PM

WASHINGTON -- If you're not too happy with Netflix losing 2,000 movies and are over things like awesome D.C. theaters, you only have a few more weeks until the D.C. outdoor movie season begins.

Last year's outdoor movies began on May 23. This...

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Frank Fumich Runs 3 Marathons In 1 Day, Raises $42,000 For Boston Victims

(3) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 12:27 PM

WASHINGTON -- Frank Fumich couldn't sleep the night of April 15. The horror of the Boston Marathon bombings was keeping him awake. The next morning, he decided to run three marathons. In a row.

The tragedy in Boston hit close to home for the ultramarathon runner, who has...

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Pennsylvania Avenue Open: White House Takes Down Police Tape One Week After Boston Bombings

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 4:55 PM

WASHINGTON -- The White House has removed the caution tape that prevented pedestrians from accessing Pennsylvania Ave from 15th to 17th NW for the last week.

Additionally, the White House has not been blown up.

The not-blown-up White House is still not offering...

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Best Movie Theaters In D.C.: Alamo Drafthouse Opening Into Area Of Excellent Cinemas

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 2:05 PM

Movie lovers rejoice: The Alamo Drafthouse's first Northern Virginia location is scheduled to open on May 3.

And our movie scene, already very good, might get even better. The AMC Theatres chain and Alamo Drafthouse -- famous for its great movies and food,...

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Happy Birthday John Waters! Baltimore Director, Author, Gay Rights Activist, Cool Guy Turns 67

(22) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 5:39 PM

Happy birthday, John Waters! Our favorite filthy writer-director, Broadway musical producer, author, late night guest and all-around cool guy celebrates his 67th year on earth today, April 22.

When he's not collecting checks for his uber-successful "Hairspray" musical, Waters wins our love with his support for independent...

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Broccoli City Festival: Fans Of Hip-Hop, Electronic Music, Yoga And Food Will Love This Lineup (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 2:03 PM

WASHINGTON -- This year's Earth Day is getting a festival that appeals to the hip-hop, electronic music, yoga and foodie crowds.

The Broccoli City Festival will be inaugurated in D.C. on April 21. It's being put on by the Los Angeles-based Broccoli City...

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Piratz Tavern Is Still Open: Owner Tracy Rebelo Says She Would Do Reality TV Again, Despite The Bad Experience Of 'Bar Rescue'

(66) Comments | Posted April 10, 2013 | 2:37 PM

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Piratz Tavern was the standout establishment in season 2 of "Bar Rescue." The Silver Spring pirate themed bar did not enjoy their rescue. They decided to mutiny.

A year after the original airing, it appears that the pirates made the right call --...

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Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Changed, Again: Blossoms Expected April 6-10

(6) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 4:31 PM

WASHINGTON -- You can't predict the weather. Well, you can predict the weather but it's really hard. Sometimes you predict the weather and are wrong and change your prediction. Sometimes you change your prediction again because predicting the weather is really, really hard.

The new...

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Gio Gonzales Pitches Six Scoreless Innings, Hits Home Run, Makes Love To Hand

(4) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 10:56 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are off to an excellent start. Their star pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivered a solid performance on Monday. 2012 Rookie of the Year Bryce Harper became the youngest major leaguer to hit two home runs on Opening Day.

Last night 21-game winner Gio...

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D.C. Destroyed On Film: Attacks From Aliens, Terrorists And Climate Change!

(5) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 3:35 PM

D.C. is not under attack. The White House is perfectly fine. An earthquake did not shake the city on April 1, 2013. An earthquake did not destroy the Washington Monument. That last sentence is only partially true.

We're in the midst of a D.C. destroyed on...

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Washington Nationals Promotions And Giveaways: Bobbleheads, Bags And Beer

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 7:05 PM

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals begin their 2013 season with a win at home against the Miami Marlins. In addition to seeing the first regular season home game, 20,000 lucky individuals also received a free Opening Day Cap.

The promotions and giveaways for the 2013...

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Gallon Smash Prank Teens Charged By Fairfax County Police

(8) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 11:09 AM

When "The Daily Show" takes notice of your high school antics, you can rest assure that the police aren't far behind. The three Virginia teenagers behind the Gallon Smash prank have been charged by Fairfax County police.

The gallon smash prank involves gallons of milk and...

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RG3 At The Circus: Rookie Of The Year Visits Ringling Bros. (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted March 24, 2013 | 9:34 PM

WASHINGTON -- When he's not busy helping the Redskins win their first division title in over a decade, earning Rookie of the Year honors or surprising excited teenagers at the local pool, Robert Griffin III is your typical 20-something that likes hanging out at...

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Georgetown NCAA Tournament Loss Twitter Reactions: 140 Characters Of Surprise

(1) Comments | Posted March 24, 2013 | 10:45 AM

It's over. Georgetown has been eliminated in the first round of the NCAA Tournament by Florida Gulf Coast. Who? A 2 seed was taken out by a 15 seed. Twitter noticed. From a famous sports and politics analyst to the 'cast' of "Downton Abbey," people from around the...

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CPAC Craigslist Personals: They Found Love In A Hopeless Place (NSFW)

(190) Comments | Posted March 16, 2013 | 2:55 PM

The 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference has brought Republicans around the United States to the National Harbor near Washington D.C. A few of the attendees are also looking for love.

We've compiled some of our favorite, relatively SFW, Craigslist personals of CPAC attendees searching for companionship....

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