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Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.Round Two: Bars Where You Can Watch the Second Presidential Debate
We’re counting down the days until the election, and two presidential debates remain. In a town-hall format, moderator Tom Brokaw will ask senators John McCain and Barack Obama questions—submitted by audience members and over the Internet—at Belmont University in Nashville. Here’s where to watch this Tuesday.

Apples and Pumpkin Picking—Oh My!
Autumn means apples ripe for picking. These six orchards not only have pick-your-own apples and other farm fare such as pumpkins and home-baked pies but offer fun activities. Most pick-your-own apples cost about $1.40 a pound.

Where & When: What to Do This Weekend
Check out an archaeological art night, get into the wax museum for free, hit a final rooftop happy hour, and sample the goods at Taste of Georgetown—plus lots more.

Saying Goodbye to Hummingbird to Mars With a Recipe
This weekend will be the last for the DC speakeasy Hummingbird to Mars. For those of you who won’t be able to experience the black-and-white film projections, lilting jazz, and vested bartenders, we offer the recipe for one of our favorite drinks from the menu, the Baltimore Bengali.

Memorable Eating in Manhattan
Twelve very good restaurants—including a trattoria by Mario Batali, a bistro from Daniel Boulud, and one tough reservation.

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