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Tag Archives: Washington
The Tower of Seafood was on the table in minutes like the starting gun to a fine meal. And, we were off. My Redskins podcast partner Matt and I along with our wives eat at Bobby Van’s each season. A … Continue reading
Name the five greatest U.S. presidents and Franklin Delano Roosevelt should make the list. Ironically, he received the least striking memorial until a second was built in 1997. But that’s the way Roosevelt wanted it. Shortly before his 1945 death … Continue reading
George Mason is hanging out not far from fellow founding father Thomas Jefferson in West Potomac Park. The George Mason Memorial remembers the “Forgotten Founder” who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights … Continue reading
The NFL promised to consider New York and Washington for a future Super Bowl after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in both cities harmed tourism. It was the NFL’s way of helping ailing economies because the game now brings about $350 … Continue reading
So another holiday has passed (and we don’t have to listen to that horrific “It’s Christmas Eve in Washington” song on the radio. My God I hate that song. Maybe it was the mild temperatures, but for a town where … Continue reading
The National Capital Planning Commission rejected a request to raise building heights in Washington, saying it wants further study before amending the 1910 Heights of Buildings Act that limits buildings to 160 feet. Typical government bureaucracy, but in this case … Continue reading