Doors Open to Three Newly Renovated Museums
"We have taken three historic structures, completely rebuilt them, and added for the first time professionally designed and constructed exhibits," says Dan Spedden, manager at Washington Monument State Park.
Washington Monument Scaffolding Complete
Workers finish installing the last pieces of scaffolding on the Washington Monument to repair earthquake damage May 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Washington Post
A homey view of high-end
More than 400,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey seeking refuge from the conflict at home.
ARC Realty Finance Trust Makes First Portfolio Investment
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May 18th: DC Arthritis WalkA .
The Arthritis foundation will organize a walk to find a cure for arthritis, May 18th.
Wed May 15, 2013
Exclusive Aerial View Atop Washington Monument
Construction workers assembling scaffolding at the tip of the monument gave News4 an exclusive look high above the District while wearing cameras on their helmets.
Raw: View Atop Washington Monument Scaffolding
Video captured from the helmet of a worker shows the scaffolding being topped off at the Washington Monument on Monday.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Scaffolding's up, - real' work begins
Video: On Monday, the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument was topped off, and workers are set to repair damage from the 2011 earthquake.
Post and Courier
Smithsonian to preserve, display Edisto slave cabin
Ravi Munoz , Ever Salamanca and Douglas Lundberg, with Museum Resources, remove the roof trusses from the Point of Palms slave cabin that is being taken down and moved to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Congress authorized the National Museum of African American History and Culture in 2003, and construction began in February 2012 on its 5-acre ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Festival on the National Mall
Have you ever looked through a telescope while the Washington Monument towered over you? If not , you'll have your chance in just over a month.
Sat May 11, 2013
National Review Online
Weigel: Scrap Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design
The Washington Monument was not finished until 1884, 85 years after the first president's death and more than 100 years after his greatest service to the nascent republic during the American Revolution.
Fri May 10, 2013
Day trip: The charms of Charm City
As the locals say, Welcome to Bawl'mer, hon! The largest city in Maryland, the 24th-largest in the United States, the second-largest seaport in the mid-Atlantic, and home to the 2013 Super Bowl champs, Baltimore is an eclectic mix of historic seafaring communities, ethnic neighborhoods, world-class cultural institutions and an emerging fringe ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Housing Crisis on the Rez: Why Haul a Run-Down Shack from the Plains to DC?
Last month, a new building joined the Washington Monument and the Capitol building on the National Mall.
The Jersey Journal
Orpheus Club will celebrate 125 years in song on May 19 in Madison
Judy Hahn sings as guest soloist with the Orpheus Club of Newark at their spring concert, May 19 at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison.
Tue May 07, 2013
Park Service hopes for early spring re-opening of Washington Monument
The National Park Service says it hopes to hold a grand re-opening of the Washington Monument by next spring.
Tourists flock to D.C. despite sequester closures
Visitors to D.C. in the past few months have arrived to find fewer open attractions than they were expecting due to both politics and sheer force of nature.
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)
Tour Two New Georgetown Hotel Bars
A couple of swanky new hotels have recently cropped up in Georgetown. But you don't need to check in to check them out - the real scene is at their bars.
Sun May 05, 2013
Washington Monument to be covered in fabric, lights
What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy, one of the most important landmarks in the District of Columbia, is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding? Washington Magazine and DCist report that scaffolding, which will reach the very top of the 555-foot- tall obelisk within a couple of weeks, will be covered in fabric and ... (more)