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Bishop’s Garden at National Cathedral

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New Tour – Pigskins and Pizza

Whenever we leave lock down and walk the earth freely and safely again, I have a new tour coming – Pigskins and Pizza Tours. Post-corona virus is going to be a different time in Washington. I don’t see normal tourism … Continue reading

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Native Washingtonian 101 — Ted’s Bulletin

I have a new favorite restaurant in town – Ted’s Bulletin. I’m not quite sure how to describe the old-style eatery on 8th & E Sts. SE. Parts of it feel like the 1930s, others like the 1960s. Either way, … Continue reading

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Native Washingtonian 101 – It’s “War-shington”

Want to sound like a local? Here’s the first clue – we say “War-shington.” Yes, we sneak an “r” in there. I don’t know why. It’s not because this town makes war on other countries. It’s just something we say … Continue reading

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Willard Hotel backs Nats

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We cannot tell a lie – GW’s birthplace is cool

Monumental Thoughts has a guest contributor – Megan Johnson. (Hey, we’re all for free labor.) A sprawling stretch of land along Popes Creek, Va., isn’t all that different today from when George Washington entered the world 284 years ago – … Continue reading

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The Outer Banks awaits

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Happy Labor Day

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Washington 101 – Filomena is the best Italian restaurant

(Reprinting one of our favorites.) OK, let’s start a fight over the best Italian restaurant in town. Maggiano’s on Wisconsin Ave. is a contender. Carmine’s on 7th St. N.W. is a fan favorite. But I’m going with Filomena in Georgetown. … Continue reading

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White House at Christmas

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The Newseum’s daily newspapers

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Wordless Wednesday: World War II Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: Life at Mount Vernon

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The chapel in the cemetery

At first glance it seemed there was a little chapel in the middle of Rock Creek Cemetery. A beautiful Gothic stone building alongside many of the mausoleums of the rich and famous. And sure enough, walking up to it, I … Continue reading

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Cherry blossoms starting to pop, but . . .

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Wordless Wednesday: Summertime in Georgetown

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Wordless Wednesday: Georgetown in the morning

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Wordless Wednesday: Finding John Wilkes Booth

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Cherry blossom peak March 31-April 3

The National Park Service predicts cherry blossom peak bloom will be March 31-April 3. Now park officials are not perfect guessers, but I have to admit they’re pretty good. Mostly, it’s based on expected March temperatures. Give the blossoms a … Continue reading

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