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New DC Memorial Honoring Veterans Opens To Public

A new memorial is opening to the public near the National Mall to honor disabled veterans dating back to the American Revolution.

10/06/2014

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Eisenhower Memorial Wins Key Design Approval In D.C.

The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry’s design.

10/02/2014

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Artist Creates Huge Dirt Portrait On National Mall

A giant portrait of a young man’s face has emerged in the landscape of the National Mall in the first such public artwork commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery.

10/01/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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Eisenhower Memorial Panel Votes For Gehry’s Design

A federal panel working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower has voted to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s revised design, despite objections.

09/24/2014

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Group Aims To Redo Neglected Site On National Mall

Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation’s monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways.

09/18/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Police Offer Public Alerts For July 4 In D.C.

Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.

07/04/2014

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Smithsonian Festival To Remain On National Mall

The National Park Service says it has reached an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution to keep the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall.

06/25/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Waste In D.C. River

A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system has pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River.

06/05/2014

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Smithsonian To Fly Drones For ‘Future’ Festival

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

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