Best Places to Learn About Washington, D.C. HistoryFrom history in the making to history of the past, D.C. is the best place to come for an overall crash course on the United States. But like any other city, D.C. also has a lot of local history that often gets overshadowed by the many overall encompassing American history themed attractions. If you’d like to learn more about the City’s own unique local past, here are some great places to stop in at as you make your rounds.
Design For 11th Street Bridge Park ChosenAfter a seven month nationwide competition, the winning design for a planned park on the old 11th Street Bridge that connected D.C.’s Capitol Hill and Anacostia neighborhoods has been chosen.
Controversial Art Display in Anacostia is Made of Debris, TrashPeople in the District of Columbia's Anacostia neighborhood are confused and upset over two storefronts that have been filled with trash and debris for an art installation.
Mayor's Proposal Would Phase Out Use of Styrofoam in D.C.Twenty years ago, Jim Foster says, the Anacostia Watershed Society was busy trying to get tires out of the river. Now that the big stuff is more or less gone, and dumping has been made a felony, AWS's focus is on the smaller stuff.
Fire At Anacostia High Scool, Two Firefighters Injured, School EvacuatedThere was a fire at a local high school and the D.C. Fire Department says one of its own was hurt combating the flames.
DC Cracks Whip On Taxi CompanyA local cab company has been ordered to shut it's doors, permanently after conducting untrustworthy business practices. This spells bad news for all other D.C. taxi companies in the near future.