Today Also Belongs to the Past: Cherry Blossoms Bloom Early in DC

Under the cherry-blossoms none are utter strangers. Cherry blossoms in evening. Ah well, today also belongs to the past. -Kobayashi Issa The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival is more than simply a popular springtime DC event: the art of hanami (flower-viewing) is a truly unique experience honoring simplicity, beauty, and the cultural arts that have … More Today Also Belongs to the Past: Cherry Blossoms Bloom Early in DC

Visit Lincoln Cottage

Everyone knows about the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Capitol and all of the other thought-provoking and commemorative sights that DC has to offer. But if you’re looking for an out-of-the-way, little-known piece of history right here in our midst, visit Lincoln Cottage. During the summer months of his presidency, Mr. Lincoln and his … More Visit Lincoln Cottage

What to do during your DC Staycation

Don’t have the time to take a full vacation this month? Consider a staycation instead! Take some time to explore your own backyard. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Enjoy Outdoor Freebies DC summers are filled with tons of free outdoor concerts and movies! Enjoy beautiful scenery and live music at Jazz in the Garden,  Capitol … More What to do during your DC Staycation

Beat the Heat-Experience Summer Restaurant Week!

This is a great opportunity to experience amazing restaurants all across the DMV. Prix fixe menus have been designed to showcase the chef’s specialties as well as incorporate seasonal ingredients. Make sure to stop by your favorite spots in Maryland, DC and Virginia and make it a goal to try three new places! Baltimore Restaurant … More Beat the Heat-Experience Summer Restaurant Week!

Get Outdoors!

Instead of opening up Netflix or visiting Redbox and watching a movie from your sofa, get outside and watch a movie under the stars! Pack a blanket, chairs, and snacks and drive to your local outdoor movie. Take a look at the dates and locations below. Visit each website for details. Washington, DC Georgetown Sunset … More Get Outdoors!

Bike to Work Day 2016

When’s the last time you hopped on a bicycle? This healthy and environmentally-friendly mode of transportation is celebrated every year on Bike to Work Day! Whether you’re pedaling through Maryland, looking for a pit stop in Washington DC, or locking up your bike in Northern Virginia, we have a rundown of events in your area. … More Bike to Work Day 2016