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Locals navigate cherry blossom crowds during peak bloom

You want to see the beautiful cherry blossoms. You hate the idea of fighting that traffic. So would hoofing it or hopping on a bike solve the problem? Maybe not.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 06:28am EDT

Tags: cherry blossoms, Tidal Basin, Tony Kelly, Tanja Stroble, Moises Miranda, Fatima Azeez., Deidra Lawson, Kate Ryan

A guide to beating cherry blossom traffic

Peak bloom for the cherry blossoms also means peak traffic around the Tidal Basin. Here are some tips to avoid the worst of it.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: Michelle Basch, cherry blossoms, Tidal Basin, Cherry

4 fall from paddleboats into D.C.'s Tidal Basin

Authorities say four people were thrown from rented paddleboats into Washington's Tidal Basin when the boats were pushed up against a bridge abutment amid windy conditions.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 03:19pm EDT

Tags: Tidal Basin, paddleboat

Wreath-laying ceremony celebrates King's legacy

It was a celebratory atmosphere at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sunday as his son helped lay a wreath to honor the legendary civil rights leader's 83rd birthday.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 05:23am EST

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, Tidal Basin, Ken Salazar, Al Green, Dick Gregory, Harry Johnson