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Festival Concludes with the National Cherry Blossom Parade (photos)

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...

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

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.

Flying High at D.C.’s Blossom Kite Festival (photos)

At the March 30 event, professionals and novices alike could show off their kite-flying skills through a variety of competitions and demonstrations.

The Shoeless Joys of Opening Day

Sports, it always turns out, is the Band-Aid, the nurse, the cool glass of water at the end of a hot day, the reward for the unrewarding job, the passion injected into the lives that may not have enough. 

Music, Juggling at Cherry Blossom Festival Kickoff (photos)

The cast members of the show "'Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon' The Super Live," based on one of the most popular manga (Japanese graphic novels) of all time, made their North American debut.

Green’s the Thing at Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade (photos)

The Ballyshaners, a nonprofit organization that promotes Irish heritage in Alexandria, organizes and hosts the annual event, one of the earliest St. Patrick's parades in the nation.

Inside the Michael Cohen Hearing (photos)

Democrats mostly stuck to questioning Cohen about Donald Trump's alleged criminal conduct, while Republican members tried their best to discredit a man who spent 10 years as his close confidante.

Downtowner DC News

A roundup of newsworthy happenings around the District, including a hate-crimes bill, a hit-and-run, slowing population growth and a possible name change for Woodrow Wilson High School.

Hoyas Beat Defending Champs Villanova, 85-73 (photos)

The Feb. 20 win was the first for the Hoyas (16-10, 6-7 Big East) over a ranked opponent since 2017, and Ewing's first against a top-25 opponent in eight tries.

Protesting Trump’s Emergency Powers Declaration (photos)

Activists in Washington D.C. joined in with President's Day rallies across the country to protest President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency...