Celebrating Latino Culture at Fiesta DC (photos)

September 27, 2022

The annual Latino Festival in D.C. — Fiesta DC (Sept. 24-25) — features a 2-day street festival on Pennsylvania Ave. and a “Parade of Nations” on Constitution Ave. with traditional […]

Women’s Soccer’s Washington Spirit Prevails in Thriller – Ending Long Skid (photos)

September 11, 2022

In dramatic fashion, The Washington Spirit women’s professional soccer team prevailed over the top ranked San Diego Wave by a  4-3 score at Audi Field in Washington D.C. on September […]

National Book Festival Returns to an In-Person Experience (photos)

September 5, 2022

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” ― René Descartes Over the course of its 20-year history, the Library of […]

Anime Enthusiasts Flock to D.C. for Otakon 2022 (photos)

August 18, 2022

Otakon, the giant anime convention, again took over the entire Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from Friday, July 26, to Sunday, July 29-31. Staffed almost entirely by […]

Tennis Up Close: Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

August 10, 2022

Stifling heat and humidity turned this year’s Citi Open tennis tournament (July 30 to Aug. 7) in Washington, D.C., into a survival of the fittest for both players and fans […]

Republicans Whip Democrats, in Baseball (photos)

August 1, 2022

The GOP took the Dems to the cleaners in the Congressional Baseball Game for charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 28, winning 10-0 behind the efforts of […]

Inside the Jan. 6 Committee Hearing (photos)

July 13, 2022

The cavernous Cannon Caucus Room on Capitol Hill, measuring 74-feet-long by 54-feet-wide and topped by a 35-foot-high ceiling, was built in 1908 to impress. It is, of course, the scene […]

Pro-Choice Protesters Stage Sit-In at White House (photos)

July 10, 2022

Persistent rain did not deter more than a thousand abortion rights activists from marching to the White House on July 9 to stage a mass sit-in. “We call for this […]

Palisades 4th of July Parade Lights Up MacArthur Blvd.

July 5, 2022

Photos by Patrick G. Ryan The 56th annual Fourth of July parade in Washington, D.C.’s Palisades neighborhood made a strong and sunny comeback this year. The happily, loosey-goosey, fun-loving mixture […]

In D.C., a More Traditional Independence Day (photos)


Countless thousands again descended on Washington, D.C., on July 4 under clear skies to celebrate the 246th anniversary of our nation’s independence. And it felt more like the typical Fourth […]