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Beat the heat with D.C's first outdoor water festival

If you don't want to shell out the cash for a beach weekend, but still need a way to stay cool and have fun, an outdoor water festival might do the trick.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:37am EDT

Tags: water festival, D.C., The Yards, Rachel Nania

Romo, D.C.'s most famous dog, is moving on

D.C. is home to a number of celebrities, but none are adored quite like this Adams Morgan pup, famous for his spot in the window.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Tags: Romo, Adams Morgan, Famous Adams Morgan Dog, Rachel Nania, Tiffany Bacon, Peter Scourby

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D.C.'s floating food truck: Nauti Foods feeds Potomac traffic

With hundreds of food trucks roaming the streets, D.C. pedestrians have no shortage of food options. Now, boaters have a place to grab a bite with D.C.'s first food boat.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 06:34am EDT

Tags: Nauti Foods, food boat, Rachel Nania, food, Potomac River

Do you know from where your caffeine comes?

The average adult in the U.S. consumes 200 mg of caffeine each day. But do you know from where that caffeine comes? The answer may surprise you.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 06:37am EDT

Tags: caffeine, Murray Carpenter, Rachel Nania

Md. bridal salon lands TLC special 'Curvy Brides'

Every bride wants to say "yes" to the dress, but for plus-size brides, it's not always easy. A Maryland bridal boutique will be featured on TLC for its business with "curvy" brides.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 06:14am EDT

Tags: wedding dress, Curvaceous Couture, Rachel Nania, TLC, Curvy Brides

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, Rachel Nania, 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: Rachel Nania, 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, Rachel Nania, 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, Rachel Nania

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, Rachel Nania, Leslie Morgan Steiner

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