We’re passionate about photography and documenting the life of D.C., but want to make sure we and others keep safer through social distancing. So here’s what our editors have been creating this week under these new conditions: Rob Klug While the city has shut down around us, life has continued in Rock Creek Park. The… Continue reading
After six decades in service RFK Stadium is set to be demolished. Here is a look back a this landmark in DC sports history.
It’s been almost twenty years since the process to create a memorial to Eisenhower started, most of it mired in controversy over the design. For a long time, representatives of the Federal government, various commissions, and the Eisenhower family all hated it, but finally the design was modified and approved, and construction started in 2017…. Continue reading
The Arboretum is one of the great natural treasures of D.C., and this year spring has sprung early. The warm late-winter weather has brought a jolt of life back to the Arboretum. While walking through the many gardens and trails, the first colors of spring are popping out everywhere. Crocuses and snowbells have pushed their… Continue reading
The Shriners are instantly recognizable. But have you ever noticed this facade on K St. by Franklin Square, and wondered what was inside?
We’re big fans of the murals in D.C., and love seeing new ones created. Unfortunately, most murals are only temporary, and we have seen some of the best ones come and go. You’ve likely seen this mural as a backdrop to thousands of Instagram photos, but it is vanishing this week. The mural is on… Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we’re celebrating the love and kindness that we see all over the District. Our gallery of photos includes classic kisses, romantic pairings, friendship bonds, parent/child love, and lots of animal cuteness. The Kiss Love at all ages The formalities of love We love our animals Pairing up The Parent/Child Bond Here’s… Continue reading
The butterfly pavilion at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opened in 2007. At any one time, this enclosed 1,680-square-foot space hosts 300 to 400 butterflies, representing 50 species from the U.S., Mexico, Central & South America, Africa, India, China, and Southeast Asia.
For a city that is photographed millions of times a year by over a million different photographers, nothing captures the District as uniquely as the photography of Matthew Parker. With special attention paid to space and time, Matthew is able to create amazing collages of the city, its monuments, events and neighborhoods. Matthew begins each… Continue reading
DC’s street trees help absorb carbon, improve air and water quality, provide shade, reduce air conditioning costs, block winter winds and can reduce heating costs, and, some argue, offer psychological and aesthetic benefits as well. More than a third of DC is covered by tree canopy, including about 145,000 street trees. Here are a few that I’m lucky to see… Continue reading