As more than 200,000 have died in the U.S. from COVID, there have been several recent memorials created in D.C.
The Chinatown Arch has been under wraps the past few months, getting its 7,000 glazed tiles, 35,000 wooden pieces, 23-carat gold, and 272 painted dragons refurbished. The wrappings have just come off, revealing an arch that looks like a newer version of the arch that has towered over 7th and H St. since 1986
Where in D.C. can you find yogis, weddings, photo shoots, skateboarders, bikers, demonstrations and people working out all in one location? At the Lincoln Memorial.
Karen Ramsey, our co-editor, photographer, and friend to so many in D.C., died on Monday. We are all still in shock, and there aren’t adequate words. Here are some of her photos that illustrate how Karen reached out and touched so many people. Karen showed up. All the time, everywhere. These next photos are just… Continue reading
Black Lives Matter Plaza started out as a response to the pain of the murder of George Floyd. It has evolved into not only a space for protest, but a place of creativity, art, music, love and expression of all kinds.
There’s been an overwhelming amount of emotion and an abundance of tributes over the past week after the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
It’s been 3 1/2 years of renovation, but the MLK Library is going to re-open next Thursday, September 24th. It looks like it is going to be worth the wait – the library will add a grand reading room, a fabrication lab, a cafe, an auditorium, and a rooftop terrace.
Joe Flood, DC denizen for more than 20 years, is a writer, photographer, biker, explorer, and web content manager. He recently published his fifth book and agreed to share some of his story and love for DC with us.
The summer of 2020 seems unfamiliar, both for good (our country’s increasing embrace of racial justice) and ill (our continuing struggles with the pandemic). Photographers from throughout the DMV have captured scenes both ordinary and unprecedented and more than 30 of them contributed to this post.
In these tough times, the uncertainty around the speed and reliability of the USPS and current and planned changes to it have many people worried. Living in D.C., we get to see both local and Federal postal operations, so here are some of the components of the service that we appreciate: