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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Atlanta

Whether the mom in your life is outdoorsy, artsy, fancy, or a foodie, we’ve got a great plan for her Mother’s Day, right here.

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Take a Spin! Ice Skating Rinks Near Atlanta for Fresh Air & Frosty Fun

Slice the ice with an excursion to an Atlanta ice skating rink!

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Deck the (Food) Halls! NYC Restaurants with Amazing Christmas Decorations

Wintry, cozy, kitschy, and more than a little extra—the city has a festive spot for you and the family to dine this season!

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8 Thanksgiving Meals To-Go (Plus a Stay & Play Option!)

Gather around these to-go dinners for a Thanksgiving meal that will leave you grateful.

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Beyond the Grocery Store: 12 Places to Get Pantry Staples in DC

The hunt for flour, yeast and eggs is on! Get back to baking with these pantry pick up options beyond the grocery store.

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Let’s Gogh! Drop-In Art Classes for Creative Kids

Save some Monet with a cheap or free drop-in art class in Washington, DC. Let your little one paint, draw, glue and craft their way to a masterpiece.

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5 Places to Pedal Boat (and See Some Cool Things Along the Way)

Whether your little one is mesmerized by monuments or turtle chasing, there’s a pedal boat ride just for them.

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Our Big Delicious Guide to Where Kids Eat Free

Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch. Here are our favorite places where kids eat free across the city and ‘burbs.

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8 School Lunch Packing Tips From a Pro Chef & Mom of 5

We sat down with a local chef who gave us the 411 on making sure kids come home from school with a full belly and an empty lunch box.

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New at Riley’s Farm: Time-Travel Glamping

The new adventure is part camping, part luxury vacation, part history lesson, part working farm and ALL fun.

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Knock-Knock: 7 Historic Homes Kids Find Cool

Sure, there’s George Washington’s Mount Vernon (which is awesome), but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover the DMV homes of some of the lesser known historical figures.

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Go Retro at Georgetown’s Funky Trailer Park Mall

Eight charming trailers make up this treasure trove and it’s where you and the fam can sift through (and score!) an assortment of unique items that you won’t find anywhere else.

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Get Out of Town! D.C.’s Coolest Unexpected Day Trips

If you feel like you’ve exhausted all the usual suspects in a roughly 100 mile radius, check out these excursions and give your family a well deserved mini-break.

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Ice, Ice Baby: 6 Outdoor Spots to Slice the Ice

There’s no better place to chill out than at an outdoor ice rink this winter.

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Laugh a Little & Learn a Little with Rock The Presidents

If you’re looking to enjoy some rockin’ live theater with your little thespians this fall, you don’t want to miss Rock the Presidents! Read on to find out more about this entertaining and educational play.

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Your Ultimate Day Trip Guide to Carlsbad

We’ve scouted out the best spots and put together your hour-by-hour guide to the ultimate day trip in Carlsbad.

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10 Tasty French Fry Finds

We’ve pulled together a team of mini-French fry experts to compose a list of the yummiest fried taters in D.C.

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W Is for Washington: 8 Awesome Things About the First U.S. President

He may not have chopped down a cherry tree but he did a lot of other cool things.

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A Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Have a wanna-be-soldier on your hands? Give kiddo an inside look at what it means to be a Marine at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

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6 New Restaurants You Gotta Take the Kids To

Check out a new retro soda fountain shop, two barbecue joints, a kid-friendly salad roost, a teriyaki den and more. Your next family dinner date starts now.

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10 Signs You’re a South Loop Parent

With more families and kid-friendly hotspots than ever before, this is where parents want to be. Here are the telltale signs that you’re living, loving and raising kids in the South Loop.

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Just Roll With It: Atlanta Sushi Spots for the Small Set

Atlanta is full of tasty and tot-friendly sushi spots where you can introduce them to this fabulous food.

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Dog Day Afternoons: Perfect Parks and Patios for Pooches

For most of us, Fido was our first baby. And now that you’ve got kids of the two-legged variety, why not delight all of your kiddos with a trip to one of Atlanta’s best pooch parks or patios? Read on to find our favorite spots for the entire family.

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6 New Restaurants Your Kids Will Love

From french fries topped with mac ‘n’ cheese to maddeningly amazing macarons, the options at new restaurants in and around Chicago are making kids giddy.

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Baby It’s Cold Outside! 5 Spots To Snuggle Up By The Fire

Grab their coats and load up the sleigh. It’s time to head out and enjoy an easy lunch or dinner at our favorite restaurants with fireplaces.

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A Change of Pace: 7 Family-Friendly Walking Tours

We’ve rounded up the coolest, kid-friendliest walking tours that will keep little ones engaged and tucker them out for bedtime, all while imparting a little historical wisdom.

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Breeze Along: 5 Spots To Fly A Kite

Here are our favorite spots around town to throw caution (and a kite) to the wind.

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Once Upon a Time: Storybook Play Places They’ll Love

From dress-like-royalty ballet classes to old-timey play dates, here’s where little ones go to flex their imaginations and make make-believe believable.

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Just Opened: Sublime Tavern

Located east of the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Sublime Tavern is definitely doing something right by serving up tasty meals and drinks. And did we mention that it’s a great spot to watch the hot air balloons take off in the evenings?

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Portland Patties: 10 Spots to Get Your Burger Fix

Every now and then your tastebuds start to water and the only thing that will satisfy their hunger pains is a juicy and delicious burger (and we’re not talking about the Golden Arches variety). Being a true food-centric city, Portland…

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Meat and Drinks at a Slew of New Charcuterie Bars

If three of a kind constitutes a trend, then bars that serve cured, smoked and sliced meats are the new black, at least on Capitol Hill.
First came Cure, the wee bar hidden in the alleyway behind Broadway on Nagle…

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The Best Meals of 2012

It goes without saying that the best meals of the year aren’t just about what was eaten. That’s important, no doubt. But great food doesn’t equal a great meal. What makes a meal is having good food, good atmosphere, good…

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Where to Find Great Fried Chicken in Seattle

Oprah may have flown Ezell’s chicken out to Chicago whenever she had a particular craving, but there are plenty of other crispy Northwest recipes for this comfort-food favorite.

Ma‘ono Fried Chicken & Whisky
Crafting the fried chicken with gochujang and…

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Decorate a Cookie, Grant a Wish

The holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge a little–so why not give back to the community while enjoying yourself? Throughout the month of November, take advantage of a special opportunity to benefit Make-A-Wish while noshing on some delicious gingerbread…

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Best Seasonal Beers for Fall

Autumn is a season of unmistakable change, as the days grow shorter and the sun moves south. It’s time to set aside the refreshing, playful beers of summer and explore more contemplative beers with greater character and substance. Our local…

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Kenny and Zuke’s Picklefest Returns: Bigger and Brinier!

What can’t Portlanders pickle? Portlandia asked the question; now come to this festival to get your answer. What began last year as a simple street party and pickle throwdown has now blossomed into a full-flavored Pickle Fest. Bigger and better,…

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