For summer 2021, there are a pair of options for rooftop pool lounging where DCers looking to escape the heat can purchase a special day pass to swim and sun with registered hotel guests.
“Block by Block: Naming Washington” features reproductions of 16 portraits, drawn mostly from the museum’s collection, that showcase the faces and biographies behind some of DC’s most familiar locations.
Starting July 15, 2021, the Library of Congress Jefferson Building will reopen to visitors with free limited times and ticketed entry on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
It is no secret that the past year presented significant hardships, health emergencies, and calls for social justice. SERVE DC honors all who serve, but specifically highlighted seven individuals or groups that SERVE DC says “represent the best of DC… with a commitment to service that inspires.”
Every April 16th, DC celebrates Emancipation Day to commemorate Lincoln’s signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 that freed 3,100 enslaved individuals in the District of Columbia. This year participants gathered at a libation ceremony and reading of the names of the over three thousand freed people at the Mt. Zion/Female Union Band cemeteries that share a 3-acre plot in Georgetown.
Near DC and wondering what’s up with all of the sunflowers on your social media? Blame all of those blooms on the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management area! Each Spring the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service plants multiple fields of sunflowers, which act… Read More
Think Stay-at-Home orders are going to make you miss the cherry blossoms this year? The National Cherry Blossom Festival announced an all-new virtual Festival experience, accessible from the Festival website this year. So no matter where you have to be, blossom season has begun! “This… Read More
The Park View Farmers Market is the latest of DC’s nearly 30 farmer’s markets. A year-round Sunday market, Park View Farmers Market will open January 12, 2020 at Hook Hall (3400 Georgia Avenue NW), operating from 9 am until 2 pm. Not only is Hook… Read More
We’ve enjoyed our holiday jingle bells, and now other bells resound. BellFest — the National Bell Festival — is set to take place for the first time this New Year’s Day with a full day of revelry ringing in our ears. Designed to celebrate history… Read More
The Capitol Hill Hotel is bit of a hidden tourist gem, tucked away amidst charming brick rowhouses a short walk away from the Capitol, Supreme Court, and the Library of Congress. But this season, it especially celebrates friends and family visiting its neighborhood residents with… Read More