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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…

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History Meets Recreation at Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park has almost endless options of things to do, and it’s only about 5 miles away from Yale West. Rock Creek Park has hiking, biking, boating, and golfing, plus horseback riding, tennis, summer concerts, and more. There are plenty of historically significant areas as well, including Civil War fortifications, colonial-era houses, and working…

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Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

While St. Patrick’s Day usually involves a visit to your favorite pub followed by a parade, celebrations will likely look a little different in 2021. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t enjoy the camaraderie, delicious food, and the Irish spirit that make March 17 so special. Here are three ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s…

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Shop Internationally Sourced Groceries at Toscana Market, Now Open Near Yale West

If you’re missing international travel, you’re in luck! The newly opened Toscana Market is bringing Italy to us as the newest addition to K Street. Toscana Market is a grocery and imported foods shop-meets-deli that boasts pre-made Italian cuisine, a menu of tasty sandwiches and Italian favorites, and tons of imported goods to make your…

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Surprise Your Valentine With a Bouquet From Roots & Blooms Flower Shop & Cafe

Part flower shop, part cafe, Roots & Blooms Flower Shop & Cafe is a neighborhood favorite for so many reasons. There’s just something uplifting about the scent of a freshly crafted bouquet, with all the bold colors brightening up your apartment, and you know what holiday is coming up soon? Valentine’s Day! So spread that…

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Get Lost in a Good Book From the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to read more, chances are you’re looking for all the resources and motivators you can get your hands on. You need title recommendations, people to discuss your latest reads with, and, of course, endless piles of books to add to your TBR list. If your first thought…

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Winter Workout

Working out in the warm months was pretty easy, even with gym closures and other restrictions. The great outdoors always beckoned with sunshine and balmy breezes, inviting you to go for a run or maybe join an outdoor fitness class. But with the colder temperatures moving in, staying active has become more challenging. Here are…

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Delight in a Virtual Nutcracker Experience with the Washington Ballet

Though the usual performance will not be held in-person this year in D.C., you can still experience the joy of the Nutcracker tradition this year. Have you ever wanted to know more about the story behind The Washington Ballet’s charming local version of the Nutcracker story? It’s set in Georgetown, and features historic characters like…

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