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Mount Vernon: Looking Back As We Look Forward

Monday, January 21st, 2013
by on Living Around

Washington D.C. was a flurry of inaugural activity this past weekend, with balls, parties, lectures, and tours, leading up to the swearing in of Barack

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A Sea of Pink—Komen’s 3-Day Walk

Saturday, October 13th, 2012
by on Living Around

We brake for pink! Runners, bicyclists, and motorists near the George Washington Parkway were treated to quite a scene on Friday afternoon, October 12, as

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Woman Around Town: Mary Challinor –
Sketching a New Path

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Mary Challinor was successful and bored. For 25 years she worked as a science and medical illustrator and designer. “Just before I turned 50, I

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Engaged 2012—A Stellar Engagement

Saturday, March 10th, 2012
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With wedding season fast approaching, I’m always excited to get a sneak peak at current wedding trends. I’m a sucker for beautiful floral bouquets, long

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The New Martin Luther King Memorial Fails to Soar

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
by on Living Around

Even before a dedication scheduled for August 28, the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is generating controversy. Lei Yixin, a Chinese national who has

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Capital Bikeshare: Pedaling Around D.C.

Monday, April 4th, 2011
by on Living Around

As a local, I see the Washington Monument daily, and I rarely bat an eye when I catch a glimpse of the Capitol dome. I

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