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Demons on Embassy Row

As regular readers know, I’m an average photographer. And sometimes it’s hard to get a good shot, especially when the gates are locked at an Embassy Row showstopper. Hence this photo. But here’s one of two Balinese Demons who guard … Continue reading

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Two bridges, four statues

Behind the Lincoln Memorial and guarding the entrances to two bridges leading directly and indirectly to Arlington National Cemetery are four bronze equestrian statues that took a long path to their perch. By Arlington Memorial Bridge are Arts of War … Continue reading

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Holy Rosary Church offers Italian renaissance

The Italian-style church was established in 1913 to serve the more than 3,000 Italians in this “Little Italy” neighborhood who came here to help build the nation’s capital as stone carvers, masons and other trades. Located at 595 Third Street, … Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson rocks Prague once again

Washingtonians have a close relationship with the late U.S. president Woodrow Wilson. Maybe it’s because Wilson continued to live in Washington afterwards (you can still tour his home) and is the only president to be buried in the District at … Continue reading

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Take me out to the ballgame . . .

Just steps into Nationals Park, you’ll run into the three most famous ballplayers in Washington history. They’re probably behind Teddy, Abe and George hamming it up with fans. Walter Johnson, Frank Howard and Josh Gibson were immortalized in bronze in … Continue reading

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