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Move over, iced coffee -- there's a new drink in town

What's better than an iced coffee on a hot summer day? How about a fizzy iced coffee? A local coffee expert talks coffee tonics.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 02:28am EDT

Tags: coffee, tonic, Cory Andreen, Mockingbird Hill, D.C.

Wine claims a place at the table in D.C. restaurants

D.C. restaurants are being recognized for more than just what's on the plate. A new list praises what's in the glass as well.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:29pm EDT

Tags: wine, D.C., restaurants, Max Kuller, Brent Kroll, Wine Enthusiast

From documentaries to jazz bands, D.C. arts center fosters talent, passion in low-income youth

From almost dropping out, to making and screening a documentary at prestigious film festivals: Students at a local arts center discover creativity and themselves.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Sitar Arts Center, Precious Lambert, Alejandro Marquez, arts education

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Local farmers turn to crowd-sourced loans to increase infrastructure, production

In 2012, 75 percent of the nation's 2.1 million farms sold less than $50,000 in agricultural products, but the cost to maintain a farm continues to increase. Local farmers turn to crowdsourcing.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 10:08am EDT

Tags: Kiva Zip, FRESHFARM Markets, farming, farmer, Love Dove Farm, Endless Summer Harvest,

Girl Scout Barbie sparks debate on role models, commercialization

There's a new Barbie on the shelves -- one that is causing quite the debate. Should Barbie be a Girl Scout? One expert says the issue is much deeper.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:07am EDT

Tags: Girl Scouts, Barbie, Leslie Morgan Steiner

D.C. rides wave of the future: Sea containers as homes

Could you live in a shipping container? More architects and developers are repurposing sea containers into homes. But don't worry; it's not as small as it sounds.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:35am EDT

Tags: shipping containers, sea containers, Travis Price, apartments, D.C., development, real estate, Brookland

Study: Organic foods are more nutritious, taste better

Shelling out a few extra dollars for organic foods could pay off in the long run when it comes to your health, a new study finds.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 05:37am EDT

Tags: organic, health, British Journal of Nutrition, Mary Beth Albright,

How to stage a house to sell (Photos)

Staging a home can make it or break it when it comes to selling a property. A local stager offers tips and advice to get your house off the market.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: real estate, Staging, Stage a home, Tiffany Parker,

Not in Italy: Some of the best limoncello is being made in W. Va.

A historical plantation, once one of the largest bootlegging operations, makes an award-winning limoncello that rivals Italy's best.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38am EDT

Tags: Bloomery SweetShine, moonshine, limoncello, liqueur

Everything you need to know about biking in D.C.

The number of cyclists is growing in a town known for its traffic. And while this trend is great for the health of environment and the health of District residents, it has caused some tension between motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 01:29am EDT

Tags: biking, D.C., bikes,

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