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Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Is Planning Its Own Restaurant Week This Month

Restaurant week isn’t just returning to D.C. later this month. It’s also coming to a Northern Virginia city. For 10 days, more than 70 Alexandria restaurants will celebrate restaurant week with a $35 three-course dinner for one or a $35 dinner for two. Some of the participating restaurants will... Read More
"Star Wars"

2020 Box Office Starts Off With 'Star Wars' Still On Top

By Jake Coyle The box office in 2020 started off where last year left off: with “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker" still on top. After a historic year, the Walt Disney Co. opened the new year approaching one milestone and surpassing another. With $33.7 million over its third weekend in U.S. and Canada... Read More
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery Requiring ID Check After Iran Strike

A popular tourist destination in Northern Virginia is ramping up security days after a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad killed Iranian Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani. Arlington National Cemetery said it will require ID checks at all entrances following the incident. It’s asking for the public’s... Read More
D.C. Restaurant Week starts Jan. 13.

Restaurant Week Returns To D.C. This Month

Restaurant week is returning to D.C. this month. Starting Jan. 13, the three-course, pre-fixed menus for brunch, lunch and dinner will be available at select D.C. restaurants. Winter Restaurant Week, which features more than 200 restaurants, is slated to end Jan. 19. Brunch and lunches are $22 all... Read More
This Feb. 26, 2017 file photo shows Barry Jenkins and the cast and crew of "Moonlight" accepting the award for best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

Pop Culture In 2010s Marked Gains In Diversity, Inclusion

When the family-friendly Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar, backlash was swift — to say the least. Within hours, stars like Ellen DeGeneres and William Shatner were tweeting in protest to... Read More
You can celebrate without breaking the bank.

5 Cover-Free New Year's Eve Celebrations

2020 is right around the corner and we want to help you secure your New Year's Eve plans. Here are five sure fire options for whatever you're in the mood for -- and the best part is that there's no cover charge! Noon Yards - From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. you can ring in the new year with the kids at... Read More
Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award

The Drive's Most-Viewed Stories Of 2019

From local news around D.C., Maryland and Virginia to the latest surrounding your favorite 80s artists, it was quite the year at 94.7 The Drive. Whether it was an old list identifying the greatest singers of all time or some news about the Nationals' World Series run, there was no shortage of... Read More
Mariah Carey

Albie Dee Is Preparing For Christmas With These 10 Songs

The holidays are almost here, which means you have all of the classic songs on shuffle while you're on the road or in the house. Albie Dee is celebrating with some oldies, but he also has a few less popular options he says you should add into the mix. Here are 10 Christmas songs to put on your... Read More