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10 Recommendations for Good Summer Reads

<b>Susan Richards Shreve,</b> George Mason University<br>creative-writing professor whose novels include last year’s <i>You Are<br>the Love of My Life,</i> suggests <i>Cinnamon</i> …

Need A New Book? Let Our EIC Decide For You

You think the Internet is all we read? Not so — though we may be glued to our screens at work, once we clock off, you can usually find us with our …

The Best Sunscreens For Acne-Prone Skin

We've sat through more SPF lectures from dermatologists than we can count. And, while our skin docs will be pleased to know that all their …

Journeys Outside DC - Sugarloaf Mountain

<i>This edition of Journeys Outside DC was written by Troy Cellmer. Troy is the Chief Editor for Active Life DC, a website that promotes fitness-related</i> …

Sunscreen Powder: The Most Genius Way To Protect Your Skin

Sunscreen is not our friend. Sure, it protects us from deadly UV rays and keeps us from looking like the witch in <i>Snow White</i> and all that, but it's a …

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens are Awesome

<i>Photo of ‘Lotus Festival at the Kenilworth Gardens’ by PoPville flickr user JRoseC</i><p>Dear PoPville,<p>This place is amazing. I didn’t think to take …

Fiercely Fit: 10 Ways To Max Out Your Workout

<i>Let's get physical</i>…and not via that boring treadmill-and-squats routine you've been doing three times a week since forever. (Your booty called, and …

Is Richmond worth a visit?

<i>Photo of Richmond’s famous movie palace, the Byrd, by PoPville flickr user Nikoo’s Photos</i><p>Dear PoPville,<p>Is there anything in the city particularly …

The Best Summer Reads And The Bags To Carry Them

On that note, we've gathered summer's most buzzed-about new books--and a couple of classics too!--and paired them with equally of-the-moment bags. …

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Friday Question of the Day - Fun Places to take Parents Visiting DC?

A reader sends in this one:<p>My parents are visiting in October, and we’re looking to expand from the normal tourist-y things. I showed my mom the post …

The Smart Girl's Guide To Steamy Summer Reads

Ladies, it's time to talk beach reads. While we're all for picking up the latest historical nonfiction, we can't deny the appeal of tomes that are a …

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New Series - Museum Minute by Elle O'Flaherty Vol 1 - Hillwood Estate

Have you been to Hillwood Estate? This Friday night might be the perfect time to go when Hillwood hosts Divas Outdoors, a screening of <i>Queen Bee</i> in …

Epilators: Torture Device Or Miraculous Hair Remover?

And so, <b>our epic quest for the easiest hair removal device continues</b>. This time we talked our assistant beauty editor/hair removal guinea pig Tara …

Where to Find D.C.'s Spots for Outdoor Movie Watching - Curbed DC

Summer is around the corner and the obnoxious 90 degree temperatures are evidence enough of that! More evidence: the area's <b>outdoor film screenings</b> are starting to crop up all over the metro area. We've mapped out the locations of all of the free outdoor movie screenings that we could find. If we've …

Spring of Insanity: More than 50 Restaurants & Counting

This may be the <b>craziest spring restaurant season</b> that D.C. has ever seen. In fact, it's been the opposite of last year's 30 Days of Terror, where restaurants kept closing and closing. Here's a rundown of all the major bars and restaurants that have opened so far this season (excluding some national …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

Hairstyles From GHD

Since putting together this post, my hair has changed a bit dramatically (photos to come). But prior to my new cut, I had a pretty consistent look – …

The 2013 Guide to Outdoor Pools in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and, conveniently, so is the opening<br>date for several area pools. After a seemingly endless winter, …

Hello to All That: 10 Books For Recent Grads

<i>by Alexis Coe</i><p>Long before <i>Girls</i> debuted, I was addicted to books featuring eye-on-the-main-chance <i>nouvelles</i>. This yen becomes particularly intense in …

Best Books To Read - New, Favorite Novels

Day Trips - Where To Go To Get Away

The $11 BB Cream Worth Trading in Your Foundation For

<i>Today's pick comes from Racked NY editor Tiffany Yannetta.</i><p>L'Oreal's Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream, $10.95<p>I've tried a lot of <b>BB creams</b> since that whole trend exploded, and I haven't found anything that beats <b>L'Oreal's</b> Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream. The word magic isn't an exaggeration—it really …

How To Start Losing Weight For Summer NOW

Wake up full-time snackers: Getting fit for summer starts <i>now</i>. Which means you'll need a <b>long term slim down plan that actually works</b>. So, we've turned …

You Can Still Drink Great Wine On a Budget; Here's How To Do It

At a recent auction, French Burgundy Domaine de la Romanée-Conti went for $13,061. A bottle. But there aren't many of us who can (or want to) pay …

Random Reader Rant and/or Revel

<i>Photo by PoPville flickr user Rukasu1</i><p>You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, …