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Amtrak Announces New Trains for Service in Northeast

Over 10 million passengers traveled on Amtrak between Boston, New York City and Washington, DC last year, making the route the highest traveled route in the entire Amtrak system.  The…

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Amtrak Now Offers Bike Service on Vermonter Route between Washington, DC and Upstate Vermont

Amtrak is launching bike service on the Vermonter to provide passengers a more convenient way to travel with their bicycles. Tickets for carry-on bike service are now available for travel…

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National Postal Museum Art Exhibition Offers Vibrant and Colorful Portrait of New York City

“New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art” is now open at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. The exhibition includes 30 pieces of original artwork commissioned by the U.S. Postal Service…

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Amtrak Adds Seats and Extra Trains for Thanksgiving Rush

No matter what mode of transportation that is being used, traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday can be a stressful and somewhat complicated adventure.  AAA forecasts that nearly 47 million Americans…

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This Week: August 30

This week (and into the weekend), check out these events that are taking place in Washington, DC, San Diego, Seattle, Los Angeles and Chicago. Washington, DC: National Book Festival -…

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Eat Up DC – It’s Metro Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week Metro DC is happening this week, August 17-23.  More than 200 of DC’s best restaurants in the District, Maryland and Virginia are offering prix fixe meals. Enjoy $22.00…

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This Week: August 16, 2015

This week (and into the weekend), check out these events that are taking place in San Francisco, Washington, DC, St. Louis, Denver, Toronto and Chicago. San Francisco: Eat Drink SF…

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Newseum Offers Free Admission for Kids This Summer

Summer in Washington, DC just got even better with the Newseum’s Summer Fun Deal. Children 18 years and younger get free admission to the museum of news through Labor Day…

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Smithsonian Innovation Wing Opens at National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History opened its Innovation Wing this week with a celebration to inaugurate the 45,000-square-foot space featuring 12 exhibitions, learning galleries and program places all centered…

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Smithsonian Brings History Sizzling to Life

Today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will unveil a demonstration kitchen in the Wallace H. Coulter Performance Plaza with the debut of "Food Fridays," a cooking program in…

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