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 Capitol Fence

Last Saturday, the Capitol fence came down and the public once again got access to what many consider part of D.C.’s collective backyard.

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District of Frogs

Let’s call it the frog days of summer. Even in a very urban area such as ours, our green friends are on display, if you know where to look.

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Juneteenth has been celebrated since 1866 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, it was declared a Federal holiday, and as President Biden said, “All Americans can feel the power of this day, and learn from our history.”

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Pride 2021

There was a lot of disappointment when the Pride Parade had to be cancelled for the second year because of the pandemic, but last Saturday’s Pride Walk and Rally was a wonderful event that offered all the joy of more traditional Pride celebrations.

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