WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 20 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the "Good" "Positive" news of Washington. Here is a chance to listen to some of his most recent pieces and you may even download if you wish. You can email Bob at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter.
Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry is being decorated with the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions in Afghanistan. It coms during the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln signing legislation establishing the Medal of Honor in 1861. To commemorate this historic milestone, the Congress directed the Secretary of the US Treasury to mint five-dollar gold coins and one-dollar silver coins honoring the Medal of Honor and those who have received this prestigious honor. The coins were also created to emphasize the values of courage and selflessness embodied in the Medal of Honor and the American spirit.
The 6th Annual Capitol Fringe Festival is a non-profit festival to expose performances on the fringe of the DC Arts scene. More than 2,000 artists from D.C. and around the country get a venue to express and develop their talents and artistic visions in total freedom. Tickets for all Capital Fringe shows are $17 plus $7 for a one-time Fringe pin purchase. Fringe Fest runs thru July 24th.
Pamela Peeke, MD tells us about a free test to see if your heart is fit to live. After you listen and you want to read the full abstract, click here Or if you would rather read the NY Times version click here.
A question questioned asked thru this weekend at the Kennedy Center in the riveting musical "Next to Normal"
Josh Grobin performed for A Capitol 4th on PBS, singing a song he wrote about wounded warriors.
Here are several reports from the 4th of July Celebration at the Top of the Hay.
A rundown of some of the fun on the West Lawn of the US Capitol for the nation's 235th birthday party. It is on PBS tonight at 8.
The man known for his fabulous chocolate chip cookies celebrated his 75th Birthday at the main DC Library.
Arts & Stripes: The Workhouse Salutes the Military and the Arts is a month-long celebration at the Workhouse Arts Center. It kicks off Saturday July 2nd at 4pm with the The Arts & Stripes Picnic -- a FREE event open to all. 4-8:30pm Interactive art demonstrations, youth and family activities, picnic food and drinks from American Bar-B-Que*, along with other fun outdoor activities. Patriotic concert by the New Dominion Choraliers. Then at 7:00pm the US Navy's premier jazz ensemble, the Commodores. There is a $5 suggested donation that will benefit the Lorton Arts Foundation. Parking will be available onsite. Workhouse Arts Center. A Program of the Lorton Arts Foundation. 9601 Ox Road Lorton, VA
Learning how you can see Gary Sinice reaching out to our military with his band the the documentary "Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good"
Catoctin Creek Distilling Company will celebrate the grand opening of their distillery store starting Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3. Due to a recent change in the Virginia state law, the distillery is now able to sell their spirits on-site, much in the same way as a Virginia ABC store. (However,tastings at the distillery are still not allowed.)
A wonderful evening for a very important cause. For people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses, the battle is far from over. Food & Friends just makes sure no one has to face it on an empty stomach.
and while it has to do with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, this word begins with an H.
Seabury Resources for Aging's mission is to provide personalized, affordable services and housing options to help older adults in the greater Washington, DC area live with independence and dignity.
Yes, if you are lucky you can find pulled pork cupcakes in the Bourbon Steak Lounge 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202.944.2026
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