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Metro to boost service to handle July 4 revelers

Metro will halt track work and add extra trains to handle the estimated 500,000 riders this July Fourth.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: July 4th holiday, metro, Metrorail, Washington Nationals, fireworks

Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlights Hungarian heritage

It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:52am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, D.C., Hank Silverberg, Hungarian heritage

Group donates propane mowers for National Mall

A propane energy group is donating new alternative-fuel lawn mowers to the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 12:11pm EDT

Tags: lawn mowers

National Mall gets new propane mowers

The new buzz around the National Mall is cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 06:23am EDT

Tags: roy willis, propane mowers, andrew mollenbeck, greenhouse gas, emissions

A stark reminder of genocide on the Mall

They may only be made of clay, plaster and paper, but the scene of a million "human" bones laid on the grounds of the National Mall this weekend is causing quite a stir.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 04:04pm EDT

Tags: bones, genocide,

Artist creates 'mass grave' in D.C. with 1M bones

Thousands of volunteers are laying out 1 million handmade replicas of human bones on the National Mall as a symbolic mass grave and a call to action to end genocide.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 06:49am EDT

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Veterans build on tradition of service on the Mall

Military veterans took their solid foundation of service to the National Mall on Sunday afternoon, and helped build solid frames for homes to be donated.

Sunday - 06/02/2013, 05:14pm EDT

Tags: Habitat for Humanity, thomas warren

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2 childhood favorites to screen on the Mall

Screen on the Green released its schedule of four, American classics for the summer movie season.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:05am EDT

Tags: Screen on the Green, movies, summer

Less fun, more trash on the National Mall

Many of the activities people enjoy doing on the National Mall in the spring and summer may not be available due to sequester cuts.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 06:35pm EDT

Tags: sequester, David Nather

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