It’s Architecture Month, so we are featuring the photos of someone who looks at D.C.’s architecture in a unique way – Oscar OV Ajanel. His photos show us the beauty in the minimal, reducing many D.C. buildings to their simple but powerful components.
April is Architecture Month, so we’re taking a look at Brutalism – the style that you either love or hate that dominated much of D.C.’s imagination in the 1960’s and 70’s.
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 and crowd all together
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.
After a terrible year, we’re grateful for the start of spring and the hope it brings. Here are the flowers and birds, and even some bees, that we’ve recently seen out in D.C.
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.
We sometimes think of D.C. as a liberal progressive city, but its history involves as much segregation as the South. Public schools in D.C. were segregated up until Brown v Board of Education (and D.C.’s similar case Bolling v. Sharpe) in 1954.
Signs saying I AM A MAN have been common in the recent Black Lives Matter protests, but the history of this phrase goes back more than 50 years.
For Valentine’s Day, we asked area photographers to tell us what they love about living in the DMV. Among the answers: the artists and performers, the parks, the quirky events, the architecture, unexpected moments, and, of course, the pandas.
Good snowstorms are a rarity in D.C., so people and animals came out to celebrate this week