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The real George Mason

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 and was his state’s delegate to the 1787 … Continue reading

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Every day is Memorial Day at the Vietnam Wall

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5+ Questions with Author Garrett Peck

Ben Franklin once said beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Garrett Peck shows that beer brewers once and still love Washington. In his latest book on Washington history, Peck’s Capital Beer: A Heady … Continue reading

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Thoughts from holiday tours

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

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I’m a tour guide? Funny you should ask

My friends always have the same response. “You’re going to be a tour guide?” they ask. “Cool.” Well, I hope so. Now I’m still a sports columnist with The Washington Examiner because it’s the best job I’ve ever held, but … Continue reading

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