What Rocks: Scherzer Keeps on Pitching

May 27, 2021

To Georgetown University students, it was the biggest day of their young lives, but to Max Scherzer it was just another workday. The Washington Nationals pitcher was spotted practicing on […]

Hundreds Rally on May Day to Protest Immigration Policy (photos)

May 2, 2021

The peaceful march started at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House and culminated with a rally on the National Mall.

National World War I Memorial Opens in D.C. (photos)

April 17, 2021

The District welcomed its newest national monument on Friday, April 16, with a solemn ceremony and a flag raising.

D.C. Petal Procession Features Cherry Blossom-Themed Cars (photos)

April 12, 2021

On April 10, a mini parade of painted vehicles passed in front of the National Archives building on its way to visit all eight wards of Washington, D.C.

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.

Honoring First-Responders With Tulips on International Women’s Day

March 10, 2021

Each year on March 8, we mark International Women’s Day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. On this day, the nonprofit organization Petals for Hope […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Is 10 Years Old

January 18, 2021

The official ceremony to dedicate the memorial, located in West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin, was held on Oct. 16, 2011.

In Wake of Rioting, Bowser Declares, Then Extends Public Emergency

January 7, 2021

The mayor authorized the city administrator to “implement such measures as may be necessary or appropriate to protect persons and property in the District of Columbia” for 15 days.

D.C. Celebrates Joe Biden Win (photos)

November 7, 2020

Down Pennsylvania Avenue was the place to go — near the White House, 16th and 17th Streets, Black Lives Matter Plaza and St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square.

Memorial to COVID-19 Deaths: White Flags of Innocence, Not Surrender

October 31, 2020

Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg of Bethesda changes the numerals on the sign regularly. Ruppert Landscape donated its skills to get the Armory Parade Ground installation started.