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Cherry Blossoms Nearly Double Metro Ridership On Saturday

Metro ridership was nearly double the average on Saturday thanks to the Cherry Blossom Parade and warm weather.


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Cherry Blossoms, World Bank Events Clog D.C. Roads

D.C. Police are warning of street closures and possible traffic delays this weekend due to the National Cherry Blossom Festival and events at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank complex.


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Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom Along Tidal Basin

Peak bloom means at least 70 percent of Cherry Bossom trees around the Tidal Basin are blossoming with pink and white flowers.


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Cherry Blossom Indicator Tree Blooms

The Cherry Blossoms should bloom along the Tidal Basin within the next 10 days.


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Park Service Announces Peak Bloom Dates for D.C. Cherry Blossoms

Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.


People gather along the tidal basin in downtown D.C. on April 10, 2013 to view the cherry blossoms which have come full bloom due to the warm weather. (Credit: Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

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.


A view from near the location where a man's body was found floating in the Tidal Basin. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Second Body Found Floating Near Tidal Basin In A Week

The body of a man was pulled from the Potomac River near the Roosevelt Memorial early Thursday morning.


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Washington Group Times Spring Cleaning with Cherry Blossoms

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


A budding Cherry Blossom Tree before dawn along the Tidal Basin.  (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Dated 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.


A young woman in a kimono lights the Japanese stone lantern along the Tidal Basin in Washington on April 3, 2011. The lantern was carved 360 years ago and was first lit in 1651 to honor the third shogun of the Tokugawa period and was given to the City of Washington as a gift in 1954, as a symbol of friendship and peace between Japan and the United States. It is lit only once each year during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Plaza in DC 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.