The District of Columbia’s penchant for fine arts and museums have long made the city a tourist destination — but those attractions have helped make it one of the snobbiest cities in America.
The treasures stored inside D.C.’s impressive collection of museums — dinosaur bones, spaceships, iconic movie and television props and artistic masterpieces — apparently have a lot of international appeal.
Here’s a look by the numbers at the storm that has dumped snow on the Mid-Atlantic region, causing few major problems but dealing one more blow to residents tired of winter and ready for springtime.
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.