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22 hrs ago | Eater

Opening Alert: DBGB is Open, Serving Baked Alaska and Tartare

Daniel Boulud is now making his mark on Washington with the new DBGB Kitchen + Bar. The restaurant held a VIP opening party Friday, with attendees ranging from Carla Hall and Jose Andres to environmentalist Philippe Cousteau.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

New Location for Baltimore Book Festival 2014

Readers, writers and book lovers of all ages take note, the Baltimore Book Festival is moving to the Inner Harbor this year. The annual festival that attracts readers from throughout the country is being relocated while the Washington Monument on Charles Street is under restoration.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

City Paper

Renovated POV Lounge Highlights D.C. Bureaucracy With Red Tape Wall

The W hotel's POV rooftop bar reopens to the public this weekend after a swanky new renovation to its outdoor terrace and indoor lounge. The design, conceived by New York-based architectural firm nemaworkshop, riffs on all things Washington-even red tape.

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Daily Kos

Taxpayer March on Washington, 12 September 2009

Five years ago today, I wandered downtown along storied Pennsylvania Avenue to observe and document " the largest gathering of fiscal conservatives ever held in Washington, D.C., " the Freedom Works- and Heartland Institute-sponsored Taxpayer March on Washington , a.k.a. the 9/12 Tea Party . Follow me below the Great Orange Curlicue of Unconstitutional Fascist Dictatorship for a series of photographs from that event helpfully captioned and described, with a humble and timely rant on the subject of GOTV.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Trumpet in hand, Davis High grad pursues dual degrees at Northwestern

Spencer Park is maximizing his music education, both at Northwestern University and through the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute in Washington, D.C. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo Trumpet player Spencer Park, a 2012 Davis High School graduate, stopped in Davis for a few days earlier this month. He was coming off a lengthy visit to Washington, D.C., where he participated in the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Fatal stabbing in Southeast D.C.; man charged in 2013 D.C. slaying

Edward Eugene Hall Jr., 38, was stabbed at about 11:07 p.m. at the intersection of First and Brandywine streets SE, according to D.C. police. He died of his injuries on Wednesday.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Nationals Park to host Winter Classic

The 2015 NHL Winter Classic featuring the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will be played in the nation's capital at Nationals Park. The home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals will host the annual New Year's Day game.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Photos: A late summer sunrise over Washington, D.C.

The sunrise over Washington, D.C. on September 6, 2014. An external flash was used to illuminate the flowers in the foreground.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

BAGnewsNotes

America from the Outside: Nixon's Prop Wash by Jean-Pierre Laffont

For some time, I've been interested in how visual observers and visual media look at America from a distance. That could mean foreign media, foreign-owned media with an American presence or, in this case, foreign born photographers who have otherwise spent time in the States.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

CBS News

Shakespeare's legacy preserved at D.C. library

When you think of the great sights of Washington, D.C., you think of the Washington Monument or the Lincoln Memorial. You don't often think of Shakespeare.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Four years ago today, 'hundreds of thousands' of Glenn...

The event was Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the mall in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 2010.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Wire

Lowe Enterprises Debuts The George Apartment Building

The sleek new apartment tower is the result of an innovative redevelopment of a 45-year-old, former office building which added seven-stories on top of the existing five-story building.

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USA Today

Amazing rooftop bars around the world

Rooftop Bar at the Thompson Toronto: The Thompson Toronto is every bit as hip as its sister properties.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Vatican connection to Washington Monument

Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.

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Jewish World Review

Rebel at the Smithsonian

In the capital city are such seats of power as the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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Detroit Free Press

Joe Rexrode: Weak Big Ten West is a big bummer

Life is good out here in the Big Ten East, isn't it? We just had some crab cakes and checked out the Washington Monument, and, later on, Jim Delany will be taking us on a carriage ride through Central Park.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

China Daily

Washington DC seeks more Chinese tourism

The Washington Monument is seen behind cherry blossoms on the edge of the Tidal Basin in Washington DC, capital of the United States, April 9, 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

City Paper

Arts Roundup: Bao Bao Down, Bitches Edition

Viewed from the top of the Washington Monument, the National Portrait Gallery's fall installation made of dirt and sand will look like a big face.

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Hispanic Business

National Portrait Gallery Commissions Cuban American Artist to Create ...

For the work titled "Out of Many, One," the English translation of E pluribus unum, Rodriguez-Gerada will use several images of people photographed in , to create a composite portrait that will not only be an interactive walk-through experience for visitors but will also be viewable from the newly reopened Washington Monument and from space.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Washington: The Remembered and the Forgotten

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor No one much likes political Washington now, but the city itself remains a powerful place of ghosts and inspiration.

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