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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Mark Zinno: The Book On Tanaka

Dennis Sarfate, who pitched for the Orioles, Astros and Brewers in the MLB and now pitches in Japan, joined Zinno on “Last Call” to talk about Tanaka.

01/22/2014

Cherry Blossoms

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

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

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Young Buyers Turn Backs On Japan, Look To Detroit & South Korea

In 2012, Japanese automakers lost huge market share among 25 to 34 year olds.

03/26/2013

“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

“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

Peak Bloom Dates Announced For Cherry Blossoms

Washington’s famous cherry tree blooms are expected to be at their best between March 26 and March 30.

03/04/2013

A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandy Likely Biggest U.S. Relief Effort Since 2005

Widespread destruction from Superstorm Sandy will likely make for the largest U.S. relief effort by the American Red Cross and others since Hurricane Katrina.

11/09/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28:  People walk a bike at the Tidal Basin under the cherry blossoms, with the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in the background,  March 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. The annual 16-day National Cherry Blossom Festival will run thru April 10.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Metro To Halt Weekend Work For Cherry Blossoms

Metro says it won’t conduct any maintenance work over the next four weekends because of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

03/23/2012

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Baltimore Plays To Aid Theater Arts In Japan Hit By 2011 Tsunami

It’s been exactly one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan. This weekend, Baltimore has taken center stage in an effort to help theater arts in that region.

03/11/2012

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Metro’s New Rail Cars Delayed For 5 Months

Metro officials say a delivery of new rail cars intended to replace the oldest units in its fleet will be delayed for five months.

12/16/2011

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Cal Ripken LIVE

The great Cal Ripken joined The Norris & Davis Show to discuss his recent trip to Japan, Albert Pujols & his possible move, The O’s & more.

105.7 The Fan–12/07/2011

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