National Mall

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Eisenhower Memorial Unchanged, Despite Objections

Architect Frank Gehry is maintaining key elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall in a revised concept presented Thursday, despite criticism from a federal arts panel and outside groups.

02/20/2014

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Parking Meters Coming To The National Mall

In just a matter of months, motorists in D.C. will have to pay to park along Constitution Avenue, the Tidal Basin and other areas near the National Mall.

01/27/2014

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T. Rex Skeleton to Arrive at Smithsonian in April

A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton bound for the Smithsonian Institution is set to arrive in Washington in April as a new home is built for the specimen on the National Mall.

01/17/2014

Rendering of the Capital Wheel with a nighttime water view. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

New Ferris Wheel to Overlook D.C. Landmarks from National Harbor

Maryland’s National Harbor is adding a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River.

01/16/2014

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Best Places To Stay Fit During Your Stay In Washington DC

Traveling can impact any workout schedule. Luckily, Washingtonians love their green space, so there are plenty of options for walking, running, hiking or biking all around the city.

01/11/2014

File photo of tourists walking near the Washington Monument. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Book Festival Moves Off National Mall

After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.

01/08/2014

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Dec. 3 on the National Mall.  (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/Polaris Images)

Immigrant Activists End Fast on National Mall, Pass Baton

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.

12/03/2013

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit fasting protesters on the National Mall on Nov. 29. (credit: @fast4families)

President Obama Visits Fasting Immigration Protesters in D.C.

The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.

11/29/2013

Cranes lower two artifacts at the construction site of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Photo by George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.

11/17/2013

Demonstrators, including supporters of the group Anonymous, march in a protest against corrupt governments and corporations in front of the White House in Washington, DC, November 5, 2013, as part of a Million Mask March of similar rallies around the world on Guy Fawkes Day.   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Guy Fawkes Mask-Wearing Marchers Descend on D.C.

Participants of an event being dubbed the “Million Mask March” are on the National Mall today, also known as Guy Fawkes Day.

11/05/2013

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