Thu May 09, 2013
Official: 100-year-old electric vehicle 'Sociability Run' revived
These days, electric vehicle activists want to see more public events like EV ride-and-drives and plenty of time for education and socializing.
Protecting a Legacy of Planned Wilderness at Dumbarton Oaks Park
The reverence in Rebecca Trafton's voice and the joy with which she walks about Dumbarton Oaks Park imbues the 27-acre naturalistic park in Georgetown with a sacredness often reserved for places of worship.
Wed May 08, 2013
Royal Netherlands to allow public inside embassy for first time
For the first time since participating in the annual EU Open House in Washington, D.C., the Royal Netherlands Embassy will allow the public to tour the Dutch embassy.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Washington Post
Female - Roll Models' closing the gap
The show-and-tell session in Rock Creek Park started out pretty tame. Erin Casgren-Tindall, 31, hoisted up a yellow bag and announced, "Here are things to take with us on a bike ride." Her audience of a half-dozen women watched as she pulled out her locks - both a cable to loop around her wheels and a U-lock for her frame.
Breath of Life
Photographic Hot Spots On An East Cost US Road Trip
America's East Coast is home to some of the country's most photographed locations, from New York, where every street corner is like a still from a film, to the immense political architecture of Washington D.C. If you're thinking of taking a trip down this side of the country and you're looking for the best locations for collecting memorable images ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
The Washington Post
Unlocked Northwest D.C. houses targeted by burglars
The woman heard the screen door slam in her upper Northwest Washington house, realized it wasn't her husband and soon found herself struggling with a daylight burglar.
Sat May 04, 2013
Smithsonian celebrates International Migratory Bird Day May 11 in D.C. park
The Smithsonian and Rock Creek Park in Washington co-host the 20th annual International Migratory Bird Day Festival next Saturday, May 11, with birding walks, performances by Latin dance and musical groups, and other free events supporting bird conservation.
Fri May 03, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
News roundup: Tea party seeks a political boost from Obamcare
Happy Friday. The National Park Service has found an interesting way to help feed the homeless.
The George Towner
Weekend Round Up May 2, 2013
On Friday May 3rd & Saturday, May 4th at 8 p.m. & Sunday, May 5th at 2 p.m., attend the world premiere dance theater collaboration of Once Wild: Isadora in Russia at the Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre.
Thu May 02, 2013
Rock Creek Park Deer Become Pasta Ragu for the Homeless
The white-tailed deer killed in the National Park Service's recent population-control cull in Rock Creek Park will soon become a ground venison ragu atop whole wheat rotini baked with mozzarella cheese.
Nearly 600 lbs of venison donated to D.C. food bank
Nearly 600 pounds of ground venison from the National Park Service is now being put to use at the D.C. Central Kitchen.
Wed May 01, 2013
99 Years Later, Electric Car 'Sociability Run' Honored In DC
Richard Read covers technology, social media, advertising, legal issues, and other auto industry topics for High Gear Media.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Volunteers go to war against Rock Creek Park invader
Some D.C. residents have volunteered in the war against a foreign invader that threatens the trees in Rock Creek Park.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The Washington Post
D.C., Montgomery schools named National Green Ribbon schools
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday honored five Washington-area schools and the Montgomery County school system as National Green Ribbon Schools for their exemplary environmental education programs and sustainable facilities.
Nesting Barred Owls Snap Up Hot Georgetown Real Estate
A pair of barred owls, commonly known as "hoot owls", have recently taken up residence in a selective piece of real estate in Georgetown's East Village, choosing a tree in Montrose Park to make their home.