Search Result

Search Tags:  national mall

Folklife Festival feels squeeze from new Mall regulations

A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: National Mall, andrew mollenbeck, Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Astronomers gather on National Mall for festival Friday

The annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall begins at 6 p.m. tonight.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 10:46am EDT

Tags: National Mall, Greg Redfern, Space Place

House approves bill for US women's history museum

Lawmakers have revived a long-stalled effort to create a National Women's History Museum in the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: National Mall, museums, women

Pillow fighters descend upon National Mall

Pillow fighters gathered at the National Mall for the annual event.

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Tags: International Pillow Fight Day, National Mall, Washington Moument, Washington Monument

Cherry blossom visitors urged to avoid driving

Throughout the National Cherry Blossom Festival visitors are urged to avoid driving because of a lack of public parking, street closures, congestion and the risk of those ubiquitous pink parking tickets.

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 05:28am EDT

Tags: Cherry Blossom Festival, parking, National Mall, AAA Mid-Atlantic, DDOT, Kristi King

Huge artifacts delivered for museum under construction

The National Museum of African American History and Culture received its first artifacts on Sunday morning. They are so large the museum will need to be built around them.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 12:37pm EST

Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian, National Mall, segregation, Jamie Forzato

Listen
  •  
  • 2
  •