Archive for April 2014

The History of Ben's Chili Bowl

April 25, 2014 - 02:21 PM
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Virginia Ali, the founder and matriarch of Ben's Chili Bowl, and Bernard Demczuk, Ben's Chili Bowl historian, joined us on the show to discuss the history of the restaurant, and to show us how to properly make and eat a chili dog.

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Maryland Day

April 25, 2014 - 02:09 PM
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Amy Burk, an associate professor at the University of Maryland, and Cheryl Plainte, the associate director of marketing at the University of Maryland, came on the show to discuss Maryland Day, happening on April 26th.

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Bershan Shaw joined us on set

April 23, 2014 - 04:44 PM
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It features the incredible story of a two-time breast cancer survivor, Bershan Shaw. She was here today to talk about here experience.

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Avon Walk Breast Cancer

April 23, 2014 - 04:40 PM
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Next weekend, thousands of participants will walk 39 miles to raise money for breast cancer research. Jill Washecka, the community organizer for the walk, was here. And she was joined by Melanie Hanson, a breast cancer survivior and participant.

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Capitol City Brewing Company's Springfest

April 23, 2014 - 04:36 PM
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Capitol City Brewing Company is hosting its first annual 'Springfest' this Saturday. It will feature more than 40 local breweries, and lots of local beer. Kristi Griner, the director of brewing operations at Captiol City, was here to tell us more about the event!

 

 

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Get outside with your kids!

April 22, 2014 - 03:04 PM
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Becky Baines, the editor of National Geographic Kids, came on the show to share ideas to get your kids outside - on Earth Day and every day!

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Spa Week deals

April 22, 2014 - 03:00 PM
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Richele Russeaux, the spa director at Modern Day spa, and Ana Bogavac, a massage therapist, came on the show to discuss how you can de-stress with discounted massages and spa treatments.

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Earth Day crafts made from recycled items

April 22, 2014 - 02:54 PM
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Gina Tepper, a lifestyle and craft expert, stopped by to show us how to make eco-friendly crafts from everyday household items.

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The Philip Merrill Environmental Center

April 22, 2014 - 02:49 PM
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Mary Tod Winchester, the vice president for administration at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, came on the show to discuss the Philip Merrill Environmental Center: the first building to earn the LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Eco-friendly food choices

April 22, 2014 - 02:44 PM
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Marie Spano, a registered dietitian, came on the show to explain how changing what you eat can reduce your impact on the planet.

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Calculating your ecological footprint

April 22, 2014 - 02:19 PM
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Christine Robertson, the director of education at Earth Day Network, came on the show to break down the ecological footprint calculator and to explain how you can lower your impact on our planet. Calculate your footprint here: http://www.earthday.org/footprint-calculator

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Why you should use your paid vacation days

April 22, 2014 - 02:18 PM
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Dr. Andrea Bonior, a mental health commentator and clinical psychologist, came on the show to tell us why vacation is important for your physical and mental health.

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National Eating Disorder Association Walk

April 22, 2014 - 02:18 PM
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Christyn Enser, the coordinator for the 2014 NEDA Walk, came on the show to talk about this year's event.

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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival

April 22, 2014 - 02:17 PM
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Chris Naoum, the founder of Listen Local First," Steve Mustchler, the managing director of Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region, and Meghan Davis, from the 19th Street Band, came on the show to talk about the fifth annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival.

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Earth Day at the U.S. Botanic Garden

April 22, 2014 - 02:17 PM
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Holly Shimizu, the executive director of the U.S. Botanic Garden, came on the show to talk about their Earth Day celebration, taking place on Friday, April 25th.

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"Meet the Benjamins"

April 22, 2014 - 02:15 PM
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It's called "Meet the Benjamins," and it features Brad and Kenny Benjamin. This brother duo was diagnosed with Autism. Their parents, James and Joyce Benjamin appeared on the show to explain more.

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USA Science and Engineering Festival

April 18, 2014 - 02:50 PM
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Larry Bock and Ray O. Johnson, the co-founders of the USA Science and Engineering Festival, came on the show to tell us about the event, happening on April 26th and 27th.

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Pastel styles for Easter weekend

April 18, 2014 - 02:45 PM
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Angie Riford from Premium Outlets joined us to showcase a few stylish Easter outfits so you can look pretty in pastels this weekend!

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Capella DC's city-wide egg hunt

April 18, 2014 - 02:39 PM
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Michael Katigbak, the director of sales and marketing at Capella DC, came on the show to talk about the city-wide egg hunt. He also brought along his friend, the Easter bunny!

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Easter cocktails

April 18, 2014 - 02:32 PM
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Lauren DeSantis, the editor and producer of Capital Cooking, came on the show to whip up some Easter-inspired cocktails.

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