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High-class dining: Eating dinner in the sky

For some, a nice bottle of wine and a dry-aged steak set the standards for an exceptional dinner. But one international company is taking special-occasion dinners to new heights -- 50 meters, to be exact.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 07:50am EST

Tags: Dinner in the sky, dinner, David Ghysels, Rachel Nania

Solar power lights up D.C. communities

One local organization is changing the way people buy and use energy ... one neighborhood at a time.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 12:47pm EST

Tags: Solar panels, DC SUN, solar energy, Rachel Nania, SmartPower


With alternative therapy, stress floats away

Flotation therapy is a practice that utilizes sensory deprivation to promote relaxation and healing. And a new wellness spa in Bethesda offers the experience to the public.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 08:29am EST

Tags: Rachel Nania, flotation therapy, Hope Floats


Prancing through a winter wonderland: Riding 'reindeer' in Rock Creek Park

Crisp air, snow-covered trails, children riding "reindeer" through the woods and Santa with his sleigh. No, it's not the outline of a classic Christmas tale. It's the Reindeer Rides at the Rock Creek Park Horse Center.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:14am EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park, reindeer, Reindeer Rides, ponies, Munchie, Rachel Nania


Not just for the face: Using Botox on the bladder

What is commonly used among men and women to smooth wrinkles and diminish crow's feet is becoming a more common site in physicians' offices and outpatient rooms in the U.S.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 02:18pm EST

Tags: Botox, Bladder, Dr. Cheryl Iglesia, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, overactive bladder, Rachel Nania


Guide: Where to shop local this holiday season

With the onset of holiday shopping upon us, some shoppers are looking for alternatives to visiting big outlets and other major chains. Local markets are the perfect option.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:53am EST

Tags: holiday shopping, markets, crafts, DC Brau, Think Local First DC, Rachel Nania, alicia lozano

Local races to keep the family festive and active this holiday season

The holidays are often synonymous with an abundance of food and cocktails, as parties and family gatherings kick into high gear. But there are plenty of festive walks and runs in the D.C. area that will help keep you in the spirit -- and keep you active -- during the holiday season.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:47am EST

Tags: Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, Run Farther & Faster, running, races, holiday, Rachel Nania

Natalie Randolph: Coaching football was a 'happy accident'

Natalie Randolph recently resigned from her position of head football coach at a D.C. school after four years. Many call her the first female high school football coach in the country.

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 11:46am EST

Tags: football, football coach, female football coach, Natalie Randolph, Calvin Coolidge Senior High School, Rachel Nania

Meditation Museum RV rolls through Silver Spring for Thanksgiving parade

One Maryland organization is getting into the holiday spirit in a RV at the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 10:18am EST

Tags: meditation, meditation museum, silver spring, Silver Spring, Md., Sister Jenna, RV, Thanksgiving parade, Rachel Nania


Silver Spring Christmas tree at the root of holiday controversy

A non-traditional holiday display in downtown Silver Spring is the center of differing opinions for its alternative construct and colorful display.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 01:20pm EST

Tags: silver spring, christmas tree, Rachel Nania

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