As the temperature rises in D.C., things become more festive. Each weekend brings another joyous occasion. There are celebrations of music, celebrations of culture, and celebrations of food and drink. In fact, there is even Click D.C., a month-long celebration of photography and we’re joining in the fun with the Festival Project, where we’re inviting… Continue reading
Category Archives: Celebrations
There are monuments and memorials everywhere in D.C., but the most special memorials are when we stop to celebrate and honor those who have served. To participate in honoring the day, come to the Memorial Day parade or go to concerts and other remembrances. Memorial Day celebrations have been going on since after the Civil… Continue reading
Happy birthday, Moke!
On April 15th, the zoo’s adorable baby gorilla Moke had his first birthday. The zoo threw him a party, with special treats and presents. He spent the whole party clinging to his mother’s back, and let the other gorillas enjoy the festivities. The highlight of the party was a frozen cake. Baraka, Moke’s father, took… Continue reading
The Missing Parade
For the last 48 years, there’s always been a St. Patrick’s Day Parade down Constitution Avenue. But now the luck of the Irish has run out. Sadly, the cost of security, especially after the tragedy in Nice, has grown so high that the parade organizers can no longer afford to put on the parade. So… Continue reading