In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players and musicians including Phish and Train are joining a national sing-a-long on Saturday, which is flag day, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.
The Screen on the Green summer movie series has announced the four movies it will show this summer on the National Mall.
Summer is full of backyard barbecues, road trips and — for art lovers — craft fairs. Here’s an update on a few upcoming events that will feed the artist in you.
The names of the nearly 7,000 service members who have died since 9/11 will be read on the National Mall ahead of Memorial Day.
The National World War II Memorial in Washington is adding new technology to help connect with younger visitors to the site as the memorial reaches its 10-year anniversary.
It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder.
That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will help celebrate July 4 on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.
The towering symbol that honors the nation’s first president reopened to the public Monday, nearly three years after an earthquake cracked and chipped the 130-year-old stone obelisk.