D.C. is often portrayed as a land of monuments and politicians. We want to show you something more. These are the stories that matter to us — about the city, its people, and the lives they lead — sometimes joyous, sometimes sad, often messy, but always interesting.

Georgetown Waterfront Park

One of the best transformations of D.C. over recent years has been the revitalization of the waterfront areas, including a park along the Potomac River in Georgetown. Georgetown was founded as a port in 1751, and by the 20th century the waterfront had become an industrial site. In the 1980’s, a group of citizens started…

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Celebrations and protests

This past weekend was typical of D.C. – both a joyous celebration and a contentious political issue drawing large crowds. Here’s what we saw at the Chinese New Year and the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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Picturing 2022

When you think about the year that just ended; what images come to your mind? For 25 (mostly) DMV photographers, the answers vary.

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2022 in photos

So much goes on in D.C., as people live ordinary lives surrounded by the center of government. Here’s just a fraction of what we’ve seen this year.

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