Supporters of a North Carolina museum honoring James K. Polk, America’s 11th president, are learning a lesson that’s hitting home at other monuments to lesser-known American leaders: Government spending on their memorial sites is declining, so private money and grants had better be found quickly.
D.C. is America’s third smartest large city, according to rankings released Tuesday by the real estate blog Movoto.com.
A program to offer free and discounted theater tickets, classes and other services for veterans and military families is expanding to 85 theaters in 33 states.
There are probably more free things to do in the U.S. capital than nearly any other major city in the world.
This month marks a hundred years since the Woman Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. As March is Women’s History Month, it is even more fitting to celebrate that spirit of equality for women. Spend some time this month learning and experiencing the struggles and accomplishments of women.
The jolly old man who was seen in Thomas Nast’s cartoon giving out gifts in 1863, comes to life at several venues this year.