National Mall

Aerial photo of the National Mall. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow to Sing at D.C. Rally on Addiction

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.


The Washington Monument stands on the National Mall at sunset. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Man Charged After Report of Shooting on National Mall

U.S. Park Police say a man has been charged after a gun was fired inside a car on the National Mall.


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Man Arrested After Report of Shooting on National Mall

Someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.


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D.C. Delegate Calls for Changes at National Mall to be ‘More Inviting’

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton wants the National Mall to be a more inviting place, and she’s asking the National Park Service to allow more food trucks and build more seating.



Police Urge National Mall Crowd to Take Shelter During Storm

U.S. Park Police are urging visitors on the National Mall to seek shelter in museums and federal buildings as a thunderstorm moves through the area.



Barry Manilow Headlines ‘Capitol Fourth’ Concert in D.C.

Barry Manilow sang a medley of “Let Freedom Ring” to lead off a booming fireworks display on the National Mall.


Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Around D.C. for Fourth of July

If you’re heading down to D.C. for the Fourth of July holiday, here are the best way to avoid delays and traffic.


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Music, Cultural Celebrations Mark July 4th Festivities in D.C.

A fife and drum corps, parade and concerts on the National Mall will open the Fourth of July festivities in Washington.


Aerial photo of the National Mall. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

New, Healthier Food Options Being Offered on National Mall

New food options are being offered on the National Mall, including some healthy options.


Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Best Fireworks in Washington, D.C.

It’s not the Fourth of July if there are no fireworks. From nationally televised shows to local community events, Washington, DC has a number of fireworks displays during the holiday.