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Metro Resumes Weekend Work After 4-Week Break

After a four-week break for cherry blossom season, Metro is back to doing weekend work again.

04/16/2014

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Cherry Blossoms Boost Saturday Metro Ridership

Metro says good weather and the cherry blossoms’ peak bloom contributed to high ridership over the weekend.

04/15/2014

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Weekend Weather Was Picture Perfect To View The Cherry Blossoms In D.C.

It may be chilly and rainy now, but this weekend was a different story. Those who headed to Washington, D.C. to see the cherry blossoms were not disappointed.

04/07/2014

A woman (R) takes pictures of cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. Americans celebrating the beauty of Washington's landmark pink cherry blossoms this spring have at heart the tragedies jolting Japan, which gave the trees to the United States. More than 27,000 people are dead or missing, and two weeks after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the aging nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, rescue work is still under way to avoid a major nuclear disaster. As many as one million people are expected to stream through the Mall esplanade area during the Cherry Blossom Festival from March 26 through April 10. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

New Plaza In D.C. Marks Origin Of Cherry Blossoms

A 360-year-old Japanese stone lantern that sits among Washington’s cherry blossom trees now has a more prominent place on the National Mall.

11/08/2013

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Metro Plans Weekend Work On All 5 Lines

Metro says it is returning to weekend work after a four-week break for cherry blossom season. Metro says it has work on all five lines planned for this weekend.

04/19/2013

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Metro To Resume Weekend Track Work After Break

Metro is scheduled to resume weekend track work after a four week break for cherry blossom season.

04/16/2013

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Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom In D.C.

The cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are in full bloom, a sure sign that spring is here and summer is not far away.

04/10/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Nonprofit Doing Cleaning Timed To Cherry Blossoms

A nonprofit business group in downtown Washington is doing a spring cleaning in honor of cherry blossom season.

04/05/2013

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Cherry Tree Bloom Pushed Back Again

The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.

04/04/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

New Plaza In D.C. To Honor Origin Of Cherry Blossoms

A 360-year-old Japanese stone lantern that is lit each year at the National Cherry Blossom Festival to commemorate the relationship between the United States and Japan will soon have a more prominent place on the National Mall.

04/04/2013

A woman (R) takes pictures of cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. Americans celebrating the beauty of Washington's landmark pink cherry blossoms this spring have at heart the tragedies jolting Japan, which gave the trees to the United States. More than 27,000 people are dead or missing, and two weeks after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the aging nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, rescue work is still under way to avoid a major nuclear disaster. As many as one million people are expected to stream through the Mall esplanade area during the Cherry Blossom Festival from March 26 through April 10. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Spring Snow Not Likely To Harm D.C. Cherry Blossoms

The spring snow is not expected to affect Washington’s famous cherry blossoms.

03/25/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Metro To Take Break From Weekend Work For Blossoms

Metro says it will take a break from weekend track work for cherry blossom season.

03/05/2013

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