The 29th annual concert marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. Memorial Day had been first known at “Decoration Day” and was commemorated at Arlington National Cemetery.
Motorcyclists from the across the nation are in the District for the 31st annual Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom. Each Memorial Day weekend, bikers salute military veterans and remember those who did not come home.
Those who have lost a loved one in the military have a chance to grieve together in Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors’ Memorial weekend seminar.
Saturday has been hot and humid in the D.C.-area, giving residents a taste of summer weather, and with it comes flood warnings and severe thunderstorms.
The bad news is that rain is in the forecast for the Memorial Day weekend. The good news is it’s not expected to be a washout. Here’s what you need to know as you make plans.
Volunteers will honor fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery this weekend by placing roses at headstones. For those who want to help the effort, the nonprofit organizing it says donations can go a long way.
Looking for free events around the D.C. area for Memorial Day weekend? Here are some freebies, ranging from free amusement park admission to free meals.
The American Legion Riders walked solemnly behind bag pipe players, then stood somberly for a prayer as huge American flags waved in the wind — all in honor of unknown Civil War soldiers.
Among the shrines of freedom and democracy, on the National Mall, kids of fallen service members gathered Saturday afternoon for a fun-filled picnic.
“What we have done with ‘Beast Coast’ is build a 20,000-square-foot jungle gym for adults,” said Mark Toorock, founder of D.C.-based American Parkour.
This Memorial Day weekend marks the 29th Rolling Thunder Run, an event that draws thousands of bikers to D.C. to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces.
Memorial Day weekend events from around the nation captured in photos.
For D.C. area residents sticking around this weekend, there will be plenty of Memorial Day weekend events to check out and plenty of road closures to go with them including rolling closures along Interstate 66.
The Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer for the Delmarva beaches, and Ocean City, Maryland’s mayor is expecting a crowd.
Barbecue season heats up in earnest this holiday weekend and keeping the grill clean is just one safety issue to consider. Here are some tips on safe grilling.
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.