Fairmont’s Pop-Up Lounge Celebrates the Blossoms

April 1, 2021

Festive, socially distanced tea service is available every Saturday and Sunday in April at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the hotel’s ninth floor.

Cherry Blossoms Peak Early at Tidal Basin (photos)

March 29, 2021

Due to a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures, the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin have achieved peak bloom several days earlier than expected.

Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Celebrating Cherry Blossoms with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 27, 2021

Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Celebrating Cherry Blossoms Saturday, March 27, 10–10:45 a.m. ET Celebrate the arrival of spring and the beloved cherry blossoms with a festive virtual family […]

Virtual Cherry Blossom Celebration with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 20, 2021

Virtual Cherry Blossom Celebration Saturday, March 20, 10 a.m. ET Celebrate the start of spring and the National Cherry Blossom Festival with the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Join us for […]

Park Service: Cherry Blossoms to Peak March 27

March 4, 2020

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, which encompasses dozens of events, will kick off with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 21, and continue through Easter Sunday, April 12.

Festival Concludes with the National Cherry Blossom Parade (photos)

April 15, 2019

Gray skies gave way to sunshine and warmth just in time as the District’s celebration of Spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, concluded on Saturday, April 13, as marching bands, […]

Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting in D.C. (photos)

April 8, 2019

Given in 1954 by the governor of Tokyo, the lantern is the oldest freestanding man-made stone structure in Washington that is not in a museum.

Profs & Pints: Founding Fathers in the “Friend Zone”

April 16, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “Founding Fathers in the ‘Friend Zone,’” with Cassandra Good, assistant professor of history at Marymount University and author of Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women […]

Downtowner DC March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

New Executive Chef at Momofuku CityCenterDC restaurant Momofuku has brought in a new chef, marking a change in direction. A Maryland native, chef Tae Strain was most recently chef de […]

Potholes and Cherry Blossoms

March 7, 2018

Warm weather is starting to come back to the District and the surrounding region, which is great news for everyone. Even better news in many ways is that “Potholepalooza” is […]