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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.

11/08/2013

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.

04/11/2013

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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.

04/05/2013

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.

04/04/2013

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.

04/04/2013

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

Cherry Blossoms Proving To Be Late Bloomers

Wednesday marks the beginning of the forecast peak bloom for the Cherry Blossoms, but the trees appear to be scoffing at what the experts have predicted.

04/03/2013

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D.C. Buildings to Light Up Pink for Cherry Blossoms

Buildings from Washington to Japan will light up pink this week for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

03/27/2013

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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

Cyclists on a tandem bike ride past cher

There Are Many Ways to See the Blossoms

Are you the type of person who likes having a little structure in your day? If so, sightseeing at the National Cherry Blossom Festival is probably no different.

03/22/2013

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Cherry Blossom Festival Gets Tech Savvy

In its 101st year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is taking the tech leap.

03/21/2013

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