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Take In a Stunning City View Atop The Capital Wheel

It’s time to start making your summertime bucket list. Picnics by the water, lots of trips to local parks, perhaps a baseball game, and at least one trip around The Capital Wheel. This local landmark takes you high above the Potomac River for unparalleled views of the Washington Monument and other DC landmarks. If you have friends or family visiting…

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Apartment-Friendly Houseplants to Add to Your Must-Grow List

Thinking about welcoming a new addition to your household—one with roots and leaves? Plant parenthood can certainly be rewarding, especially when you’re staying home most of the time. If you’re just getting started, here are a few plants that can thrive in your apartment. Jade. This simple succulent with scarlet-tinged leaves barely needs to be watered, which is a big…

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Satisfy a Seafood Craving Near The Esplanade at Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls

Located in the Waterfront District (as well as a dozen other locations up and down the East Coast), Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls take the classic combination of lobster and bun, in both Maine’s mayo-soaked form and Connecticut’s butter, and give them the type of treatment you’d expect from a “famous” source.  Try, for example, the lobster BLT roll, topping the standard bun…

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