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.

Fiesta DC

Fiesta DC has been celebrating the Latino community in D.C. for 51 years. Despite the gloomy rain last weekend, the celebration was fantastic.

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We are all birders now

Lots of people, including us, started watching birds more closely during the pandemic. We found many different ways to be fascinated with the world of birds.

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March on Washington – 60th Anniversary

Sixty years after the March on Washington, with the work still incomplete, a renewed march occurred last Saturday in the same iconic location at the Lincoln Memorial. Led by civil rights leaders Martin Luther King III and Al Sharpton, it was a call for equality, compassion, and action.

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Beyond Granite

Beyond Granite is a public art program on the National Mall, designed to bring new voices and representation among the old monuments. The first phase of this program includes six installations.

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