It’s been a tough week. Let the most perfect weekend ever (read: every weekend) begin. Feast on these delicious weekend activities.

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I love fashion and my momma always said to shop for a bargain. But where do you find affordable fashion in this town that doesn’t scoff at D.C.s all-important vibe of professionalism? When I’m on a budget, or just bored and looking for something unique, I shop consignment. So I set out on a treasure hunt to find the best D.C. thrift store finds for the working girl.

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You need a good weekend break after all your exhaustive World Cup watching yesterday. Did you say you weren’t watching the World Cup? Is your boss listening in on our conversation? Come on. Here’s what’s in store for you this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Get out there.

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Sure, this video has all the charm of your typical mid-century educational videos with a deep-throated narrator and plodding atmospheric music, but its subject matter is something you know very well.

It’s about the jewel of WMATA, Metrorail, and specifically how it was built, which is pretty cool.

Even if you don’t appreciate long wait times, crazy passengers and all other fun Metro benefits, you can definitely appreciate it as a feat of engineering. Check out from 1:45 on to see footage of how workers tunneled under the earth to make Metro possible.

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