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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.

Art All Night and Fiesta DC

This past weekend was rich with festivities, including Art All Night and Fiesta DC Art All Night Art All Night began in 2011, and has now expanded to a two-night festival at 22 locations all over the city. We went to five of them. Barracks Row Music, juggling, light spinning, and a silent disco offered…

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The Waning Days of Summer

While we’re just about ready for the cooler days of fall, let’s take one last look at the summer. We asked photographers from the DMV to share their images of the summer of 2022 and we are delighted with their variety.

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Labor Day

With the start of the Labor Day weekend, it’s good to appreciate all the workers who labor to make D.C. the city we love.

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The Pollinators of Summer

There are about 200,000 species of animals that pollinate plants. Most of these are insects, but some are birds and small mammals. Here are some of the pollinators we’ve seen hard at work in the local area. Butterflies and moths ©Rob Klug ©Miki Jourdan ©Angela N. ©Rob Klug ©Miki Jourdan ©Rob Klug ©Rob Klug ©Victoria…

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