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 […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Returns to National Mall (photos)

June 26, 2022

The popular Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week returned live to the National Mall in Washington D.C. after a two year hiatus. Established in 1967, the gathering on the National Mall […]

U.S. Navy Band’s Concerts on the Avenue Return to D.C. with a Flourish (photos)

June 17, 2022

To the delight of its many fans, the United States Navy Band has resumed a full summer schedule for its popular “Concerts on the Avenue” series at the U.S. Navy […]

March for Our Lives Returns to D.C. to Demand Action to End Gun Violence (photos)

June 12, 2022

Demands for Congressional action for tougher gun control measures echoed across the country on June 11 as demonstrators took to the streets in more than 400 cities in nearly every […]

Gun Violence Memorial Unveiled on National Mall (photos)

June 8, 2022

Rows of vases containing white and orange flowers, each representing lives cut short by gun violence in America every year, were placed on the lawn in the shadow of the […]