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STAYCATION: Music in the air
They perform on alternating days throughout the summer. Concerts are free and no tickets are required.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
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A southeast Missouri man awaiting trial for his wife's death is on the loose after escaping custody while watching a fireworks display.
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)