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Fun reigns at the Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 1, 2017

Before there was Jamestown, there was Elizabeth’s England. When Elizabeth Tudor came to the throne in 1558, her country was nearly bankrupt after grinding years of war overseas and fiscal mismanagement at home. Unemployment was […]

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On the Radio: Making light of Baltimore

April 3, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of April 2: Charm City is transformed into Light City for […]

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On the Radio: Pour some maple sugar on me

March 25, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of March 26: Head up to Meyersdale in the Laurel Highlands […]

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Ella Fitzgerald centennial marked

March 12, 2017

Newport News honors native daughter with celebration You’ve heard of Ella Fitzgerald, the “queen of jazz,” but did you know she was born in Newport News, Va.? Fitzgerald, who had an extraordinary 60-year career singing […]

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On the Radio: Catch some Eire in Annapolis

March 4, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of March 4: It’s Irish Weekend in Maryland’s capital city through […]

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Spring festivals draw visitors to Lewes

March 1, 2017

Lewes is a great Southern Delaware resort town filled with charm and history. The best time to visit is during one of the many festivals. One favorite is the annual Lewes Tulip Celebration, April 6–15. […]

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Spice up wintertime with films and music

February 15, 2017

Film festivals are a great way to see many cutting-edge films in a short time from a wide variety of sources. The filmmakers are often on hand to host screenings and answer questions. Virginia, Washington, […]