Today is National Squirrel Appreciation Day, and we’ve always enjoyed watching how these clever creatures adapt to life in the city.
We are solidly into the middle of the winter, with both the chill of the weather and the gloom of the pandemic. But there are still some beautiful sights outside, and people and animals enjoying the cold and snow.
Twenty-four local photographers share their best photos from 2021.
2021 Year in Review
Despite so much being cancelled during the pandemic, there’s still a lot of great traditional holiday displays to view around the city.
We’re grateful to have some holiday events come back in this second year of the pandemic, but we are also keenly missing a few free events that used to enliven the December days and nights.
There is always constant building in D.C., but did you know that much of the cement for those new buildings comes from a location right inside the city?
There are more than 200 million starlings in the U.S., and it seems like most of them make their home in D.C.
The Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building has been prominent on the Mall since its opening as America’s first national museum in 1881, but it has been closed for the last seventeen years. This past weekend, it opened with a fantastic exhibit called The FUTURES, which will be on display until next July.
We asked local photographers to show what they’ve been seeing this fall. Amid the awfulness of the continuing pandemic, they’ve managed to see some wonderful sights.