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During the week, Amy Buras works as a full-time librarian. Her weekends, however, are far less tranquil. They often involve battling outdoor elements, dodging flames and sparking some serious competition.
Sales of homes in the U.S. are at their highest level in 3 ½ years, rising 9.7 percent in the last 12 months. And the D.C. area is experiencing the same surge.
It's something that's enjoyed for taste and it's something that's required to survive. It's found in the ground, on trees, on shelves, in homes and in retail settings throughout the world. It defines cultures, helps to run vehicles and even influences national security decisions. It's food, and its future is up for discussion.
Some consider the presidency of Richard Nixon to be a time plagued with intense corruption and discriminatory investigations.
Put away the liquid nitrogen. When it comes to food, more traditional techniques are taking the spotlight. Chefs, home cooks and diners are returning to dried or cured meats, house-infused beverages and handmade treats over modern approaches. And one technique that has gained traction in the culinary and home kitchen arena is canning and preserving.
Style for Hire's Lisa Tumbarello offers tips on finding the perfect swimsuit for your body this summer.
Getting fit doesn't just help improve your physical image, it can also help you to stay safe.
In the areas of D.C. that experience 40-50 percent of homelessness and poverty, one local organization is making sure art is accessible to underprivileged youth.
Washington loves nothing more than a story involving politicians and a carefully-guarded secret. Throw in some unresolved family conflict and Reaganite references, and voila -- a true D.C. classic.
Spring signifies many things in D.C.: Cherry blossoms, farmers markets, picnics in the park -- the list goes on. The season also means it's time for Passport D.C. event, a month-long celebration of international activities.