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Passport DC Offers Rare Glimpse Into Washington’s Embassies

Passport DC Offers Rare Glimpse Into Washington’s Embassies May 12, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Embassy of Sri Lanka welcomes visitors to the 2010 Around the World Embassy Tour In addition to being the U.S. capital, Washington, DC, is home to approximately 174 embassies. These international missions are located all over the city, from Georgetown to Woodley Park, and especially along Massachusetts...

Say ‘Oui!’ to the Georgetown French Market This Weekend

Say ‘Oui!’ to the Georgetown French Market This Weekend April 26, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
From Michel Richard’s Citronelle to the newish Café Bonaparte and all the wine stores, antique shops, and boutiques in between, Georgetown has always had a bit of a French flair. This Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, the neighborhood will celebrate this joie de vivre with the 8th Annual...

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary April 6, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
From this Thursday, April 7, through April 17, Film Fest DC, now in its 25th year, will premier more than 70 independent films from all over the world. The geographic focus of this year’s festival will be New South Korean Cinema and Nordic Lights: The Old and The New, a veritable celluloid smorgasbord...

The Washington Nationals Opening Day and NatsFest 2011

The Washington Nationals Opening Day and NatsFest 2011 March 22, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
DC baseball fans should mark their calendars for March 31, 2011, as that is the date of the Washington Nationals’ home opener. The Nationals will open the 2011 season with an afternoon game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday and the three-game series will last through Sunday, with a day off...

National Cherry Blossom Festival Calendar

National Cherry Blossom Festival Calendar March 12, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The National Cherry Blossom Festival, one of Washington, DC’s most popular events of the year, will take place this year from March 26 to April 10. While peak blooming time of the cherry blossoms is estimated to occur this year from March 29 to April 3, there will certainly be plenty to do and...

Celebrating Women’s History Month in DC

Celebrating Women’s History Month in DC March 3, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
March is Women’s History Month. So, in recognition, several museums in Washington D.C. have organized special events or highlighted ongoing tours that examine different facets of women’s history, such as women’s roles in aviation, jazz, or the Civil War. If you want to learn more about...

Stage is Set for the Solar Decathalon

Stage is Set for the Solar Decathalon February 27, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The Solar Decathalon, a sort of eco-Olympics which sees 20 teams of college students build environmentally-sound, solar-powered houses, will return to the National Mall this fall after all. This year’s event will take place in September in West Potomac Park, just off the main drag of the National...

National Cherry Blossom Festival Photo Contest

National Cherry Blossom Festival Photo Contest February 16, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Springtime is just around the corner. And, though I may be biased, Washington, DC, is by far one of the most beautiful places in the country to enjoy the season. That’s largely because of the Japanese cherry trees, whose delicate pink and white blossoms provide a colorful and fragrant backdrop...

Ideas for a Fantastic Fourth of July in DC

Ideas for a Fantastic Fourth of July in DC June 29, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
DC is a pretty great place to spend the Independence Day weekend.  The impressive fireworks display down on the National Mall is probably the most popular tourist attraction; many of us, at one time or another, have staked a spot to catch a glimpse of  pyrotechnic awesomeness.  But if you’re...

Capital Pride 2010

Capital Pride 2010 June 8, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Now in its 35th year, Capital Pride 2010, the DC-based offering of the famous annual June festival celebrating the LGBT community, is one of the largest Pride events in the nation. While the festival’s biggest events – the Capital Pride Parade and the Capital Pride Festival – aren’t...
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