Tagged: Southeast

National Cherry Blossom Festival (Elvert Barnes via Flickr)

National Cherry Blossom Festival Paints the Town Pink

We cover the event annually, this paean to all things cherry blossomy and Japanese. And this year is no different. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is a several-week celebration whose roots were planted way back in...

Dog walker (FaceMePLS via Flickr)

Metro Mutts in D.C. Is a Better Breed of Pet Store

Recently, I wrote about Crumbs & Whiskers, the hoped-for D.C. cat café that Kanchan Singh wants to open later this fall. So I decided to write a dog-centric post, heralding award-winning, two-headed pet supply store Metro Mutts (OK, the business...

Anacostia River Cleanup (AFS-USA Intercultural Program via Flickr)

Get Your Hands Dirty Helping Clean Up the Anacostia Watershed

Last month I wrote about National Public Lands Day, and it got me thinking. Why not try and make it a monthly feature, giving area apartment renters an opportunity to check out local organizations dedicated to cleaning up the environment?...

Trusty's Bar (Elvert Barnes via Flickr)

8 Places to Catch the Nationals During the Postseason

Hot diggity dogs. This year they mean business! I’m talking about your team, the Washington Nationals. Yes, they did great in 2012 too, leading the majors in wins before falling in devastating fashion to the St. Louis Cardinals in the...

Capital Fringe Festival (Joe Loong via Flickr)

Fly Your Freak Flag High at the Capital Fringe Festival

We took a break from these weirdos with a mission last year, but since we tend to like weirdos here on the blog (arty, entertaining ones at least), we’ve brought them back again, these Fringe Festival freaks. Already in high...

Washington Nationals

Take Yourself Out to the Ballgame This Week at Nationals Park

The spring brings with it many traditional rites. One of these traditional rites in America is associated with the crack of a bat, the smell of fresh-cut grass, the eating of popcorn, peanuts, hotdogs, and the drinking of soda and...