Last Saturday in Black Lives Matter Plaza, hundreds gathered for “Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigil for Democracy”, an event to promote voting rights and election reform.
Last Saturday, the Capitol fence came down and the public once again got access to what many consider part of D.C.’s collective backyard.
It was both a familiar and an odd Fourth in D.C. this year.
Let’s call it the frog days of summer. Even in a very urban area such as ours, our green friends are on display, if you know where to look.
Juneteenth has been celebrated since 1866 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, it was declared a Federal holiday, and as President Biden said, “All Americans can feel the power of this day, and learn from our history.”
There was a lot of disappointment when the Pride Parade had to be cancelled for the second year because of the pandemic, but last Saturday’s Pride Walk and Rally was a wonderful event that offered all the joy of more traditional Pride celebrations.
Thirteen local photographers share images from a season of transition and renewal.
German artist Michael Pendry installed the Les Colombes exhibit: a winding column of more than 2,000 origami paper doves in the grand nave of Washington National Cathedral.
Winding through lush woodlands and pristine meadows, Rock Creek Park is a lifeline to the wildlife which calls it home. Surrounded by busy streets and the hum of city life, the park provides an oasis that is untouched by time and is home to over 160 types of birds, 35 types of fish and 30 mammals.
It’s been a very long 17 years for Brood X, our resident periodical cicadas, but they have finally emerged and started to take over D.C.