Mayor Cuts Ribbon on $440M Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

September 7, 2021

Mayor Muriel Bowser and District Department of Transportation Acting Director Everett Lott cut the ribbon today on the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. They were joined by federal and local […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Featured Property: Hidden Treasure in Capitol Hill

May 7, 2020

Built in 1850 and once owned by Frederick Douglass, the carriage house now makes a stunning contrast to the nearby Victorian-era (and older) homes.

Weekend Round Up December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

The World Squash Cup finals will take place on Saturday and the official lighting of the National Menorah on Sunday (the first night of Hanukkah).

Weekend Round Up February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018

The Atlas Intersections Festival starts intersecting tonight on H Street NE. This weekend only: the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Washington Convention Center and the American Craft Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Weekend Round Up February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018

This weekend is the big celebration of Frederick Douglass’s 200th birthday at Cedar Hill. The Chinese New Year’s Parade is Sunday and Presidents Day is Monday (you can get ready on Saturday at the National Portrait Gallery’s Presidential Family Fun Day).

Douglass Unbroken at Mt. Misery

September 13, 2017

America’s great orator, abolitionist and social reformer, Frederick Douglass, was born a slave in Talbot Country in 1818. Never really knowing his mother, he left his owner’s farm to work […]