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For the third year, Metro will suspend weekend track work during the Cherry Blossom Festival.
It may be extra cold outside, but we've found a sure sign of spring.
Thanks to the "Sing into Spring" competition, budding singers in the D.C. region have a chance to put their talents on display next year at the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.
Wednesday was the busiest ridership day for Metrorail since 2010, topping even January's inauguration ridership, and the fourth busiest day in transit system's 37-year history.
The cherry blossoms are not in full bloom yet, but they are beginning to pop.
With the expectation of warmer weather, this weekend should prove busy around the tidal basin.
Can't wait for the Cherry Blossom Festival to start? Good news - there's an app for that.
D.C. will be celebrating the 101st anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival this spring. Check out food, hotel and sightseeing specials in the area. (WTOP/Alex Beall)
For those interested in an inside perspective on the festival, opportunities are available at myriad events all over the city.