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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.

Arts & Industries reopens

The Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building has been prominent on the Mall since its opening as America’s first national museum in 1881, but it has been closed for the last seventeen years. This past weekend, it opened with a fantastic exhibit called The FUTURES, which will be on display until next July.

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The Autumnal District

We asked local photographers to show what they’ve been seeing this fall. Amid the awfulness of the continuing pandemic, they’ve managed to see some wonderful sights.

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a special day in D.C., with many different ways to honor veterans happening at the memorials all over the city.

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The High Heel Race

The High Heel Race, last Tuesday on 17th Street, has been a D.C. tradition since 1986. Sadly, there was no race last year due to the pandemic, but it came back this year with great happiness for both the participants and the large crowds.

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