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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, Rachel Nania

The daiquiri: Steeped in D.C. history, not red dye

A frozen, red, sugary drink with an umbrella? That's not a daiquiri. Uncovering the myths and the history of summer's darling drink.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:38am EDT

Tags: Derek Brown, daiquiri, cocktail, drink, Rachel Nania

The struggles of a bicultural marriage

A surfer girl from Southern California meets and marries a Muslim man from a small fishing village in Libya. From raising kids, to understanding religions, author Krista Bremer discusses the joys and struggles of a bicultural marriage.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:39am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, Krista Bremer, My Accidental Jihad, bicultural marriage

There's a new way to play with your food: Inside The Runcible Spoon

Do you take your food too seriously? A local project captures the imaginative and fantastical elements of food.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Zine, Runcible Spoon, Rachel Nania

Not too late: Summer travel deals and destinations

If you're without vacation plans this summer but hope to get away during the season's last two months, there are still plenty of deals to be had and plenty of destinations from which to choose.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 06:34am EDT

Tags: summer, summer travel, travel, Laura Powell, Rachel Nania

4th of July grilling: What to cook, how to prepare it

Time to break out the grill for the holiday weekend. What are you going to cook up? We have some suggestions for your 4th of July cookout.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 06:44am EDT

Tags: Red Apron Butchery, Nathan Anda, Fiona Lewis, The District Fishwife, Rachel Nania, Grilling

On pace: Ending veteran homelessness in D.C.

Alan Banks is an Air Force veteran who experienced homelessness for 6 years. Now, he's working with others to end veteran homelessness by 2015.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:37am EDT

Tags: Veterans, homelessness, Miriams Kitchen, Friendship Place, Veterans NOW, Rachel Nania

Summer style do's and don'ts for the office

Don't let D.C.'s summer heat and humidity put you in a sticky situation when it comes to office dress code. Local style experts offer tips for dressing professionally during summer.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 06:42am EDT

Tags: 52 Thursdays, Rachel Nania, Sarah Gargagliano-Phillips, Michelle Marcinowski, Style, summer, fashion

On-demand groceries: Fill your fridge in 1 hour

The market of online grocery delivery services is saturated, but a new-to-D.C. company promises quality foods, delivered in one to two hours.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 06:32am EDT

Tags: Instacart, groceries, grocery shopping, food, Rachel Nania

No longer a statistic: Learning to read later in life

About 48 million adults in the U.S., and 90,000 in D.C., read below a fifth-grade level. But for eight local adults, that's no longer the case.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:41am EDT

Tags: reading, Literacy, Washington Literacy Center, Rachel Nania

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