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  • Free Summer Concerts in the Washington DC Area

    via Rachel Cooper, tripsavy

    Summertime brings a variety of free concerts to the Washington DC area. So, pack a picnic, grab your lawn chairs and head outdoors to listen to great local music. Here are some suggestions of places to find free concerts in Dc and the Maryland  and Virginia suburbs. Check out these family friendly performances and listen to a variety of local bands and musicians.

     Washington, DC Concerts

     Military Band Concerts - The Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force bands perform on alternating days at a variety of destinations throughout the summer. Just about every night of the ... Read More

  • The Definitive Guide to DC's Best Donuts

    via Laura Hayes, Thrillist.com

     

    Disks of fried dough can jumpstart even the gloomiest of mornings. They can absorb the most tortured breakups, or even lessen the sting of a day sitting in jury duty or the DMV. When you’re not eating your feelings, you should be chowing down on the city’s best donuts anyway because they’re damn delicious. New openings over the past two years have made DC’s donut game better than ever -- but you will have to visit the 'burbs to try some of the leading contenders. These are the DC area’s eight ... Read More

  • Ryan Kerrigan Opens Sixth 'Kerrigan's Korner' at Inova Children's Hospital

    via Sean Cox, Blitz for the Better Foundation

    On May 31st, Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan unveiled his sixth Kerrigan’s Korner at Inova Children’s Hospital on the Hematology/Oncology/Ortho Trauma floor on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Kerrigan’s Korner, a program of Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better Foundation, will provide patients and families access to technology as a means for relaxation and communication during their hospital stays. The mobile technology cart is filled with laptops, video games, movies, a TV, and more.

    “It’s important for kids to have access to games and technology,” said Kerrigan. “Not only ... Read More

  • Get to know #20 Joshua Holsey

    WOW: What is your favorite kind of music?

    I like hip-hop

    WOW: What is the most used app on your phone?

    JH: Instagram

     

    WOW: Do you have a hidden talent? 

    JH: I used to play basketball, I was a really good player, but when I realized I wasn't growing I switched. I was a point guard and I was actually ranked 40 nationally in my age group.

    WOW: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

    JH: I want to go to Paris, I have never been. It looks good on social media so it ... Read More

  • Vernon Davis Talks About His Cameo In 'Baywatch' And Industry Aspirations

    via Jake Kring-Schreifels, Staff Writer

    For the last few years, tight end Vernon Davis has kept peripheral vision on his future, which means during the offseason he’s been slowly and surely making a footprint inside the media industry.

    That’s mostly included appearances on television, in which Davis has played himself, or a version of himself, on shows such as “The League,” "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," “BattleBots” and “Inside Amy Schumer.” As of this past weekend, he can add a major motion picture, “Baywatch” to his resume, too.

    Last Friday night at the Regal Majestic in Silver Spring ... Read More

  • RECAP: 2017 WOW OTA Day

    On Thursday, May 25, the Women of Washington (WOW) were invited to the INOVA Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park to celebrate the “WOW OTA Day”. Our members were able to enjoy an afternoon filled with complimentary food and beverage, corn hole, and gifts.

    Following lunch, the ladies received a sneak peek into the 2017 season. From the sidelines, our members were granted exclusive access to watch the team’s practice and witness the daily run through of drills and plays. All of our WOW members were invited to stay after practice to participate in a meet and greet opportunity ... Read More

  • Josh Norman Continues To Enjoy Playing Ambassador For Paris Saint-Germain

    via Jake Kring-Schreifels, Staff Writer

    For the second consecutive offseason, Redskins cornerback Josh Norman made a trip overseas to spend time with the Paris Saint-Germain football club – meeting players, kicking around the ball (which he's already been doing on the first day of OTAs) and taking in the second to last game of their season.

    He was, for all intents and purposes, enjoying his role as “ambassador” for the team, a distinction he was granted recently for his extreme devotion to the organization and his love for spreading the game back home. Read More

    Norman’s introduction to PSG, the premiere ...
  • Get to know #47 Quinton Dunbar

    WOW: Do you have any pregame rituals?

    Quinton Dunbar: I listen to the same song about 7 times before I go out. It is Meek Mill’s “Started from the Bottom”

     

    WOW: If you could have one super power what would it be>?

    QD: To read people’s minds

     

    WOW: If you could sing a duet with anyone who would it be?

    QD: Beyoncé

     

    WOW: What is your favorite meal to eat before a game?

    QD: Spaghetti

      Read More

  • Nico Marley's Dad Only Watched The Redskins Growing Up in Jamaica

    By: Jake Kring-Schreifels, Staff Writer

    Newly signed linebacker Nico Marley continued his mini press tour on Thursday when he joined NFL Network’s "Good Morning Football" to talk about his emotions joining the professional ranks.

    Before he could get in a word, host Kay Adams dropped a little tidbit about Marley's father, Rohan, that makes Marley’s decision to sign with the Redskins all that more meaningful.

    “Growing up in Jamaica, [Rohan] wasn’t very familiar with American football and he had a satellite and there was one team that he watched, and that team was, in fact, the ... Read More

  • Trent Williams Had His Number Retired at Longview High School

    By: Stephen Czarda, Senior Write and Conent Coordinator 

    Before he was pushing around opponents with ease at the NFL level and before he was one of three Oklahoma players taken in the top four picks of the 2010 NFL Draft, Washington Redskins Pro Bowl tackle Trent Williams was a dominant player for Longview (Texas) High School.

    While at Longview, Williams was a unanimous first-team All-District selection as a senior and earned first-team All-East Texas and second-team Texas all-state.

    This came on the heels of a second-team all-district selection as a junior.

    On Tuesday evening, Williams returned to his high school ... Read More

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