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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.
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.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
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.
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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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.
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.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
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.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Amazing rooftop bars around the world
Rooftop Bar at the Thompson Toronto: The Thompson Toronto is every bit as hip as its sister properties.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.