It’s Black Friday, but instead of going to the madness of big-box stores, come to the charm of the F Street Holiday Market. It’s in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and right outside a Metro stop, so no need to look for parking in the holiday crush. The F Street Holiday Market is… Continue reading
Sadly, the Newseum is closing at the end of the year, so you have just over a month to go see it for the last time. Here are some of the things that we will miss most about the Newseum: Remembering 9/11 This gallery includes the front pages of papers from all over the world… Continue reading
On Sunday afternoon, a group of determined Dreamers arrived at the Supreme Court ahead of Tuesday’s hearings on three consolidated cases related to DACA. Over 18 days, they walked some 230 miles from Battery Park in view of the Statue of Liberty to the Supreme Court, to be here and to be heard. On arrival,… Continue reading
Each year, the nonprofit Honor Flight Network transports thousands of veterans (21,189 last year alone) from all over the country to Washington D.C. to celebrate their service.
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, can seem superficially like a Mexican version of Halloween – same time of year, involving elaborate dress and decorations. But Dia de los Meurtos is a serious holiday nothing like the frivolity of Halloween. During the two-day event, people remember and celebrate their beloved family members… Continue reading