October 2019

Found 5 blog entries for October 2019.

It's that time of year when the DC area gets a little bit spookier, and Halloween fun is lurking around every corner! Are you looking for a festive neighborhood to take your kids trick-or-treating? Or are you looking for a creepy costume party where you can do the monster mash? We have something for everyone!

If you're looking for the best neighborhoods for trick-or-treating, then head over to Kensington, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, Del Ray and Old Town Alexandria. These areas are known to have the most festive decor and lots of little ghouls and goblins running from house to house. Embassy Row also participates in the Halloween fun, and many open their doors to offer a cultural experience. 

If trick-or-treating isn't your thing, then head over to the

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We’ve all been there, wondering why it costs so much to have a great time in this city. Rents are high, stress levels are high, even our bank account balances aren’t high. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun.  So we thought we’d help offer some ideas for free events and activities in your zip code that’ll cost you just that...ZIP!

 

Visit the Kennedy Center

Did you know that the Kennedy Center offers free performances every day at 6pm? Take in a free performance every evening (no tickets required) at Millennium Stage with performances ranging from The National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams. 

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Take a Walking Mural Tour

DC is home to some of the most vibrant displays of art and culture in the form of murals. What was once

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 travel

Hop, skip, jump? Planes, trains, automobiles? Swim, bike, run?

All joking aside, with so many transportation options these days, how are you ever supposed to know which is the right choice for you? While navigating a large city can be overwhelming at times, the truth is that it all depends on your individuals needs. How do YOU prefer to travel, and what is your budget? We’ve created a list of the most popular modes of transportation in the DC area, excluding the use of your individual car. 

 

Walk

This may seem too obvious, but we often overlook the walkability of DC. Walk Score rates DC with a score of 77, making it the 7th most walkable city in the US. Take advantage of our city’s historic neighborhoods and classic beauty while earning

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baseball

 

What a great time to be a baseball fan in DC. The Washington Nationals are on track to win their first World Series title in franchise history. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual observer, it’s hard to deny there’s a palpable electricity in the crisp October air. So let’s ignite that spark and start with taking a quick look at the history of baseball in Washington, DC. 

Professional baseball began in the Nation’s Capital beginning in the early 1870s with franchises playing their games in smaller ballparks known as Swampoodle Grounds, Capitol Grounds, and Boundary Field. The Washington Senators are the most well-known team to emerge from this era, organized in 1901 when former Western League President Ban Johnson formally organizes the

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Sweater weather, pumpkin spice everything, warm side of the color wheel. That’s right, Fall has arrived and we couldn’t be more excited! The DC metro area has plenty to offer for those of us longing to wave goodbye to those hot summer days and say hello to crisp Autumn offerings. Check out our list of activities that are sure to keep you entertained all season long.

 

1) Visit Shenandoah National Park

Whether you’re looking for great fall color or a hiker’s paradise, Shenandoah has you covered. Nestled just 75 miles away from Washington, D.C., this park boats over 500 miles of hiking trails, 105 which are part of the Appalachian Trail. Hiking not your thing? Travel along Skyline Drive to view some of the most spectacular seasonal leaves

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