Over the years, the National Building Museum’s Great Hall has been made into a beach, a beehive and an iceberg. And this weekend, it will go through yet another transformation when it becomes a theater for D.C.’s 2019 Architecture and Design Film Festival.
Every Sunday afternoon in February, Alexandria Visitor Center/Ramsay House is hosting free two-hour walking tours, with stops at key sites throughout historic Old Town.
Forgot to make that dinner reservation? Find out your date is allergic to shellfish? Here’s some last-minute tips to save your date Valentine’s Day.
Ridesharing services are having a dramatic effect on the number of taxicab rides in the nation’s capital.
A crowd several rows deep packed the streets around the Friendship Archway in Chinatown. People stood on bus stop benches, clustered by restaurant entryways and huddled together behind metal stanchions to watch the parade. See photos.
Organizers announced the ultramarathon Wednesday, well ahead of the Marine Corps Marathon weekend in October. But registration for the 31-mile, or 50-kilometer, run opens at noon on Feb. 27, and there’s a limit of 500 entries.
You don’t need to wait for spring to plan your spring break. A family and travel writer shares her top picks for one-, two- and three-day stays.
Travelers to the D.C. area and resident staycationers rest assured: The region has plenty to offer in top luxury hotels. To help sift through the choices, U.S. News & World Report revealed its annual best hotels ranking Tuesday, and a number are within the Capital Beltway. See photos.
A synthetic ice-skating rink is open on the roof terrace at the Canopy by Hilton at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, and will support a local nonprofit.
A Middleburg, Virginia winery has a few new projects cooking, including a state-of-the-art creamery and a kitchen. Here’s a peek inside the recent farm-to-table expansion at Chrysalis. (Photos)
New year, new things to do. If you want to see what’s happening around D.C., here’s how you can map out the rest of January.
A replica of a 1793 harpsichord brings a new lens — and sound — to the history on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
For six years, Washingtonians have been drinking up Gina Chersevani’s soda shop classics and creative cocktails at the Union Market bar Buffalo & Bergen. This spring, she is expanding her vintage-inspired business with a new D.C. location.
Citing the high costs of government-required security, organizers say this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade in Washington has been canceled.
Though the partial government shutdown will likely affect Smithsonian sites, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and city tourism officials are highlighting the positives, pointing out the many private museums, galleries and other attractions that will remain open.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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