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Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as Ban Assault Weapons Now, joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 06:22pm EST

Tags: newtown, conn., National Mall, gun control march


Interior secretary orders National Mall efforts

The Secretary of the Interior has issued an order requiring preservation efforts for the National Mall aimed at protecting recent improvements.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 02:50pm EST

Tags: National Mall

Tips to keep your kids safe at inaugural events

Those monitoring the throngs of people heading to the National Mall Monday ask parents to take a some precautions before heading out for the day's events.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:47am EST

Tags: inaguration day, National Mall, child safety, parents, Nick Iannelli

Cellphone towers erected for inauguration on National Mall

There may be fewer people on the Mall for the president's second inauguration, but this year's crowd may be better able to make calls from their cellphones.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:39pm EST

Tags: cellphone tower, National Mall, inauguration

Cell towers added to National Mall for inaugural

Extra cellphone towers are being installed on the National Mall to handle the heavy use expected from smartphones during the presidential inauguration.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 11:13am EST

Tags: cellphone tower, National Mall, inauguration

Researcher: Slaves quarried stone for Smithsonian

New research has found that the red sandstone for one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Castle, was quarried by slaves.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 01:36pm EST

Tags: National Mall, Smithsonian Castle, slaves

Holiday season means ice skating on the Mall

Here is a list of the area's ice skating options plus hours and skate rental prices.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:40am EST

Tags: ice skating, National Mall, winter recreation


Eisenhower Memorial approval delayed into 2013

Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general's family continues to object to a design by architect Frank Gehry.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 04:29pm EST

Tags: Dwight D. Eisenhower, National Mall, Frank Gehry

Love of running sparked Petraeus, Broadwell bond

Before the affair came to light, Paula Broadwell revealed snippets of her and Gen. David Petraeus' relationship in interviews.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 04:28am EST

Tags: David Petraeus, paula broadwell, Dick Uliano, National Mall

D.C. Delegate: National Mall dangerously dark

Because Daylight Saving Time is over and it's getting dark sooner, a local leader took time Monday night to inspect the streetlights that help deter crime on the National Mall.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 03:27am EST

Tags: Daylight saving time, michelle basch, National Mall, Crime

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