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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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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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Washington Monument Elevator Examined After 60 Walked Down Nearly 900 Steps

The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.

05/22/2014

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Washington Monument Reopening After Earthquake

It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.

05/12/2014

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‘American Idol’ To Help Reopen Washington Monument

“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.

04/30/2014

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Baltimore’s Washington Monument Gets Makeover

Baltimore’s own Washington Monument is in the midst of a multi-million dollar makeover.

04/02/2014

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Washington Monument Finally About To Reopen

The high point of Washington DC has had kind of a low profile the last few years—but that’s about to change.

03/26/2014

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Washington Monument To Reopen May 12 After Repairs

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.

03/25/2014

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Park Service To Reopen Washington Monument In May

The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.

03/20/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Washington Monument Lights Up Baltimore For The Holidays

Mark the night. The holiday season officially begins in Baltimore. The sky is lit up with fireworks and the Washington Monument is now bathed in light.

12/05/2013

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Statue Removed After 179 Years For Washington Monument Renovations

George Washington was asked to move out before construction crews moved in.

11/26/2013

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