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.
The Nats open their season in a few days, and we are very nostalgic for the time less than two years ago when the Nats won the World Series and the pandemic had not yet started. Here’s a look back at the victory parade and the way we used to be able to celebrate…
D.C. once had 200 miles of streetcar tracks all over the city. The streetcar system began in 1862, pulled by horses. In 1889, Congress passed a law requiring D.C. to switch from horses to a cleaner system that did not deface the city with overhead wires.
There are so many major events and festivals that we are missing during the pandemic, but there are a lot of smaller events that also have brightened up the city. One of these events is the annual Tweed Ride, where flappers and dandies can be spotted riding through the city.