• Design competition for WWI memorial begins

    WASHINGTON — Pershing Park, on Pennsylvania Avenue just a block from the White House, may be in for big changes. The multilevel plaza between 14th and 15th streets NW is named in honor of World War I Gen. John…

  • Construction to begin soon on memorial to prominent surveyor

    DALEVILLE, Va. (AP) — After 20 years of planning, construction is expected to begin soon on a memorial to Col. William Preston in Botetourt County. The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1BqCpJN ) that the $180,000 project…

  • Memorial honors post 9/11 veterans

    On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had a unique memorial dedicated to them: a \”Living Wall of Honor\” for post 9/11 veterans.

  • D.C. Dutch community shaken by Malaysia Airlines tragedy

    The Dutch embassy opens its doors to mourners Monday.

  • Navy Yard to be used for memorial parking

    Department of Defense employees who are heading to Nationals Park for a ballgame usually park at the Washington Navy Yard. But on Sunday they\’ll have to find somewhere else.

  • Reflections at MLK memorial ahead of March on Washington

    Tens of thousands are expected to take part in upcoming events on
    the National Mall to commemorate the March on Washington and the 50th anniversary
    of Dr. Martin Luther King\’s \”I Have a Dream\” speech.

  • Input sought on Metro crash memorial plans

    It was four years ago last week that two Metrorail trains slammed into each other on the Red Line. Now the District and the National Park Service are proposing a memorial to honor the victims and celebrate the heroism of the first responders.

  • World Trade Center beams to be displayed at local memorial

    Four steel beams taken from what was left of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks have been sitting idle for years. But this weekend, they are finally getting some attention.