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D.C. Ranked One of America’s Snobbiest Cities

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.

09/04/2014

National Air and Space Museum (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

D.C. Is Home To Four Of The World’s 20 Most Visited Museums

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.

06/11/2014

Snow at the White House. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Hits the D.C. Area by the Numbers

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.

03/17/2014

From top left, clockwise: U.S. Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Warren G. Harding, Benjamin Harrison,  James Knox Polk. (Photos courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers)

Sites for Lesser-Known Presidents Face Budget Woes

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.

07/03/2013

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DC Ranked 3rd Smartest City in US

D.C. is America’s third smartest large city, according to rankings released Tuesday by the real estate blog Movoto.com.

06/26/2013

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D.C. Area Theaters Expand Program For Military Families

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.

04/18/2013

File photo of the interior of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Ways to See Washington, a City of Museums

There are probably more free things to do in the U.S. capital than nearly any other major city in the world.

03/07/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Washington DC

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.

03/04/2013

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Preview Of the Legend Of Civil War Santa In Washington DC

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.

12/07/2012

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