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.
Jeremy “Saymo Saymo” Manson and his cigar boxes are a familiar sight in D.C. He’s a regular at the drum circle in Malcolm X Park every Sunday – practicing, honing and performing his art. He also performs at clubs and venues on H street, on the Metro, at festivals throughout the year, and has…
D.C. has just declared the brown bat to be its official mammal. Under home rule, Congress still has 30 days to approve it, but we fully expect to be celebrating our new state mammal soon.
The Chinatown Arch has been under wraps the past few months, getting its 7,000 glazed tiles, 35,000 wooden pieces, 23-carat gold, and 272 painted dragons refurbished. The wrappings have just come off, revealing an arch that looks like a newer version of the arch that has towered over 7th and H St. since 1986