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American Weirdness: In Awe of the Salton Sea

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Many of America’s weirdest and wildest stories from the last century and a half stem from the lands west of the Mississippi River. It seems

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Decorate Fearlessly!
Easy How-To Tips from Susanna Salk

Monday, May 19th, 2014
by on Living Around

“Breaking rules by letting go of standard decorating practices requires imagination, boldness, and confidence that can result in lively, livable, interiors that you love” is

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Press Awards

WAT’s Alix Cohen and Marti Sichel
Win New York Press Club Awards

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
by on Living Around

For the fifth year in a row, Woman Around Town has been honored for excellence in journalism by the New York Press Club. Alix Cohen’s

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Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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Mother’s Day is 100 years old. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed the declaration making the second Sunday in May a special time for mothers.

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The Fleecing of Young America: The S.M. Cabaret: Slaves of Sallie Mae – Student Debt Stories with Class and Sass

Monday, May 5th, 2014
by on Living Around

The Grace Period Blog, a collective of performance artists who write and perform original material around the theme of oppressive student loan debt, debuted their

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Wedding

Win a Dream Wedding at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
by on Living Around

Three excellent reasons for having your wedding on July 4, 2015, in Old Town Alexandria: 1. This historic city is the perfect setting for your

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Getting a Tattoo – Is it Right for YOU?

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Countless Americans now sport tattoos and it is a growing industry. Whether you prefer a little bit of “ink” or a large “tat,” there are

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Measles

Measles – A Deadly Disease That’s Making a Comeback

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
by on Living Around

I remember having measles when I was a child. I spent days with a high fever, terrible sore throat, mouth sores, and an angry red

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