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We Love Winners! 2008 Holiday Contest Results

Photo courtesy of william couch
A Charlie Brown Holiday, courtesy of william couch

Set your eyes upon this great photo by Flickr user william couch, for this is the winner of the WeLoveDC 2008 Holiday Photo Contest! Congratulations, William! It was a close vote between this rendition of a Charlie Brown Christmas and our runner-up, below.

William wins a $50 certificate to Overwood and has chosen the Nationals ticket package in the “Presidential Club,” complete with parking pass.

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Special Events, Weekend Flashback

Weekend Flashback: 12/19 – 12/21

Photo courtesy of erinhime
courtesy of Erin Hime

There’s a little over ten days left in our first Holiday Photo Contest; have you submitted an entry yet? I’ve seen several great photos – but I have to say that if you want your photo to be eligible you have to follow all the rules, not just putting in the “WLDC holiday 2008″ tags. We’d hate to disqualify someone’s photo simply because it didn’t follow all the guidelines. And believe me, there are some great shots so far. I know you have some as well, so why not enter?

It’s a free entry, you can submit up to five, and the prizes are top-notch. What are you waiting for?

Meanwhile, here’s a taste of what everyone did this past weekend. Are we ready for the holidays yet?

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Essential DC, Life in the Capital, Weekend Flashback

Weekend Flashback: 12/12 – 12/14

Photo courtesy of jjgardner3
nclud Holiday Party, courtesy of jjgardner3

Crazy-beautiful weekend, with cold temps to remind us what month we’re in, and a clear blue sky yesterday that made you ignore said cold.

We’re halfway through the holiday season; have you thought about entering our first Holiday Photo Contest? I’ve put up a couple of the entries we’ve seen so far in the flickr pool; hope these inspire you to get out there and take your own photos to enter – just don’t get into any fights, okay?

A weekend medley after the jump. Continue reading