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  • Tips from Chef Geoff for a better grilling experience

    WASHINGTON — As summer kicks off, people are also dusting off their grills, and Chef Geoff has tips for a better outdoor cooking experience. Chef Geoff, whose real name is Geoff Tracy, owns and operates several…

  • A go-kart roller coaster takes off in Ocean City

    Combine a go-kart track with a roller coaster and you’d wind up something like the Cyclone.

  • Uber hits the beach in Ocean City

    OCEAN CITY, Md. – Uber is hitting the beach. The popular ride service will begin picking up passengers in Ocean City beginning 5 p.m. Friday. The launch was, in part, a result of demand captured…

  • Memorial Day 2015

    WASHINGTON — Images from around the country, as the nation stops to honor fallen military heroes on Memorial Day.

  • Memorial Day weekend true test for Ocean City’s smoking restrictions

    OCEAN CITY, Md. – It’s more than a line in the sand. It’s a line around the boardwalk. Ocean City’s new smoking restrictions took effect earlier this month, but Memorial Day weekend will be the…

  • Flags being placed on Arlington National Cemetery graves

    WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of American flags are being placed on the gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery by the 3rd U.S. Infantry on Thursday. The group, also known as the Old Guard, also plans to…

  • Best bets for tackling getaway traffic on Memorial Day

    WASHINGTON — Droves of travelers will be passing through the Washington area this weekend, traditionally the first holiday getaway of the year. As torrents of traffic circulate through the road network, congestion will form and…

  • Va. holiday travel volume expected to be highest in a decade

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Travel organization AAA expects the number of Virginians traveling during the Memorial Day weekend to be the highest in a decade. The organization projects about 1 million Virginia residents will travel…

  • Time-saving tips for Memorial Day travelers

    WASHINGTON — Thursday is expected to be the busiest day for Memorial Day weekend travel in the D.C. metro area. That prediction isn’t anecdotal. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Transportation Planning Board bases its…

  • 5 Smart Ways to Shop the Memorial Day Sales

    If Memorial Day weekend is your excuse for heading to the mall or shopping for summer must-haves online, you’ll want to make sure you’re securing the best price on that next purchase. Many clothing retailers…

  • How to Master the Art of Memorial Day Sales

    With every Memorial Day weekend comes a host of wonderful (and predictable) events. The high school marching band will play in the town parade, you will eat something greasy and your kid will lose his…

  • 6 Tools You Need for Summer Grilling

    Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us, and with it, the official start of the grilling season. Many people — including myself — are going to be spending this weekend firing up the grill with…

  • DC police announce road closures for Memorial Day parade

    WASHINGTON — Several streets on and around the National Mall will be closed for much of Memorial Day for the annual parade. The D.C. police say the following streets will be closed from 9 a.m.…

  • Do’s and Don’ts of Memorial Day Shopping

    You might read a lot in the coming days about what you should and shouldn’t buy this Memorial Day weekend, but here’s a tip: Getting the best deal during the holiday weekend is about more…