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12 hrs ago | TrekEarth

A Day in the Life - In Paris

Just a photo of daily life in Paris: some lovely old buildings with a photo of the Eiffel Tower in the background.


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16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Chasing double rainbows over the Washington Monument

With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Education

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: State finalizes sale of Waterford properties

Legislation authorizing the sale of the properties to the society for $1 each was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett on July 2. Washington Monument Park, adjacent to the Eagle Hotel, features a statue of George Washington, who visited the French Fort LeBoeuf at Waterford.


Related Topix: Waterford, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US National Parks, Edinboro, PA, Wesleyville, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

July 4: Obama drone-strikes George Washington's grave, declares him 'terrorist'

Press conference excerpts: President Obama : At the stroke of midnight ending July 4th, a US Air Force Reaper drone destroyed the remains of America's first domestic terrorist: George Washington.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, US National Parks

WMZQ-FM Rockville

Night at the Kennedy Center

I am such a proud Washingtonian! I love that you can stop by the Washington Monument then hop over to one of the many Smithsonians all in one lovely afternoon! One of my favorite places that just screams DC Culture is the Kennedy Center.


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Entrepreneur Magazine

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Amidst the sweet proliferation of uber-trendy macarons and perplexing pastry mashups , what's a lowly cupcake to do? The demise of the cupcake, it seems, has been projected for years.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, US National Parks, DC Cupcakes, Entertainment, Television

Crain's Detroit Business

Ford donating $1M to Smithsonian's new African American museum

Ford Motor Co. says it will donate $1 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture , which is scheduled to open in 2016 on the National Mall in Washington.


Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Murder suspect escapes during fireworksMurder suspect escapes during...

A southeast Missouri man awaiting trial for his wife's death is on the loose after escaping custody while watching a fireworks display.


Related Topix: Eminence, MO, US National Parks, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

The Town Talk

Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Fireworks light up skies over U.S. capitol: Fireworks light up skies over U.S. capitol during July 4 celebrations.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, US National Parks, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBS Local

Fourth Of July Attracts Crowds To National Mall

Thousands of revelers were celebrating the Fourth of July in the nation's capital under clear skies Friday, despite initial fears that rain from Hurricane Arthur could ruin their fun.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Life, Holidays, National Mall, 4th of July, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Daily Herald

Sean Stangland Fourth fun from home a " hot dogs included

Fireworks will once again light the sky over the U.S. Capitol, left, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial this Friday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Thu Jul 03, 2014

O-R Online

Rolling blunder

My daughter and I stood looking at the Washington Monument, all frizzy-haired from the humidity and our shirts clinging to our backs, and decided there was no way we were going to walk all the way down the Mall to the Lincoln Memorial in that soup.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial

Gilmer Mirror

Scenic Webcam Now Live from San Jacinto Monument

The San Jacinto Monument Cam will join other prestigious U.S. landmarks documented by EarthCam including the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls, Dealey Plaza, Washington Monument, Time Square and Mount Rushmore.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Texas, US National Parks, Country, Lonestar

Baltimore Jewish Times

A Monumental Past

History repeats itself: At times, those words issue a warning, but in the case of historic Mount Vernon Place's restoration and renovation, echoing the past appears to be the driving force of its future.


Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Baltimore County, MD, US National Parks


SS United States May Be Headed Back to NYC

New developments might propel the historic SS United States back to its homeport of New York City, the latest in the case to save the historic ship from going under.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, US National Parks

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

See Video: Climbing The Washington Monument

The statue at the top of the monument shows George Washington resigning his commission as commander of the Continental Army.


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Boom, Boom, Pow and Room Service: 8 Hotels for The 4th of July

America the beautiful, we're ready to celebrate you on the 4th of July . Still not sure what to do for the Fourth? Here are 8 hotels who want to BBQ and drink beer with you before cuddling up to watch the fireworks.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Food, Bar-B-Q, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US National Parks, New York

New Rooftop Oasis Coming To Washington DC

Looking for a summer hangout??? The Embassy Row Hotel just revealed its design plans for its new pool and its new menu.


Related Topix: Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Life, Food, Dining, US National Parks


Fort LeBoeuf Museum Is Once Again Open

July 2, 2014 - After being closed for more than five years, the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Museum is open to the public, thanks to the French Creek Living History Association and the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society Legislation, co-sponsored by State Representative Ryan Bizzarro, will allow the historical society to take ownership of three historic ... (more)


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Detroit Free Press

Best 4th of July firework shows around the U.S.

On his first day on the job, newly minted Ford CEO Mark Fields has been given a 9% bump in his... Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, New York