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[ 0 ] July 27, 2016

Rules change could make bike commuting in suburban Maryland parks legal and lower trail speed limit

The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) has drafted a revision to the Park Rules and Regulations that govern parks in Montgomery and Prince George’s County. Since so many multi-use trails in suburban Maryland pass through N-NCPPC parks…

[ 0 ] July 8, 2016

Bike Maryland is downsizing

From a letter sent out last night. Throughout the years, Bike Maryland has been an active voice for bicyclists in Maryland, passionately advocating for safer bicycling through better infrastructure, legislation, education and enforcement. With your generous support, we believe we…

[ 0 ] March 22, 2016

“Move over, slow down” bill passes in the Maryland House

From Bike Maryland In Maryland’s General Assembly, an amended House Bill 214 passed the House 113-24 and now moves on to the Senate. The first Senate hearing on the bill was last Thursday. On the Senate side, SB 1123 is…

[ 0 ] February 24, 2016

Maryland announces workshops for 2016 bike/ped grant funding. $14 million available.

The Maryland Department Transportation announced this week that $14 million in reimbursable grant funding will be available in 2016 for projects that enhance walking, biking, and recreational trail access statewide. In March, two workshops will take place to provide local…

[ 0 ] February 18, 2016

Bills in 2016 Maryland session could make cycling safer and easier

Lifted from WABA HB 214: Three foot passing law amendment—Currently, Maryland has a law requiring motorists to pass bicycles with at least three feet. However, under the “narrow lane” exception to this law, drivers do not have to pass with…

[ 0 ] June 30, 2015

5 Things to Try: Met Bethesda

Met Bethesda Martini BarAfter a day of shopping at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Maryland, we went to grab a bite to eat at Kathy Sidell’s fifth restaurant MET Bethesda. The family-friendly neighborhood restaurant and bar has an option for everyone including the kiddos as the prominently placed bar takes center stage and it is a beautiful sight to […]

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Top 5 DC Getaway Destinations

Summer is upon us, and the days are as long as Rand Paul is short, which can only mean one thing… it’s time for a ROADTRIP! Don’t be an amateur and wait until August recess to hit the road. Escape from the swarms of tacky tourists and Instagramming interns now while you still can, and […]

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[ 0 ] June 1, 2015

You Thought Hillary’s 404 Was Amazing

Wait until you see this guy’s. https://martinomalley.com/famousdc We’re not going to spoil it for you. Click it.

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[ 0 ] May 12, 2015

A Housing Bubble You Say? Don’t Be Ridiculous

From EaterDC: This Condo Has Its Own Sommelier Jarad Slipp, one of the area’s Master Sommeliers, has been appointed as Sommelier in Residence to the development. His job will be to provide customized consultations for residents and do quarterly tastings and workshops in the property’s 1,500 square foot wine lounge. Middle class, schmiddle class.

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[ 0 ] May 12, 2015

A Housing Bubble You Say? Don’t Be Ridiculous

From EaterDC: This Condo Has Its Own Sommelier Jarad Slipp, one of the area’s Master Sommeliers, has been appointed as Sommelier in Residence to the development. His job will be to provide customized consultations for residents and do quarterly tastings and workshops in the property’s 1,500 square foot wine lounge. Middle class, schmiddle class.

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[ 0 ] May 7, 2015

How to have the most Maryland summer ever

• Jump to: Get Your Preak On | Hit the Orioles Grand Slam | Explore the Great Outdoors | Drink Beer | Eat Crabs | Sample Culture | Get on the Water | Take an Eastern Shore Road Trip | Go to the Beach • An Adult’s Guide to the Preakness Growing up in Maryland, […]




[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day Concert

Get ready, DC! Global Citizen is celebrating Earth Day 2015 with a free concert, with performers including No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and Mary J Blige. The event wil be held on the National Mall Saturday, April 18. It is free to the public.

[ 0 ] March 16, 2015

Maryland is Not Doing Itself Any Favors

That is all. “Maryland Legislator Wants State To Have An Official Tartan” Read more at WAMU.  

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[ 0 ] December 17, 2014

Date Nights in DC: ArcLight Cinema

ArcLight Cinema Bethesda MaryandWoo yo’ boo at ArcLight Cinema. There’s not much convincing to do after stating guest can bring alcohol beverages into the theatre, but here are 5 reasons ArcLight Cinema in Bethesda, Maryland will be your new date spot: 1.   Know where you like to sit? Buy your ticket and reserve your seat ahead of […]

[ 0 ] October 4, 2014

Where to Eat During Harvest Time: DC Harvest

Old Bay Fried ChickenI visited DC Harvest in Washington, DC’s, H Street Corridor on the right day because their Tuesday daily plate featuring Old Bay Fried Chicken was Heaven on Earth! A warm, friendly, restaurant with fresh, local ingredients and great cocktails is all a girl needs to spend the evening with a good friend. The staff was […]