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A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

The National Aroboretum Located in northeast Washington, D.C., the U.S. National Arboretum is a 446-acre living museum dedicated to enhancing the value of ornamental and landscape plants through research, conservation and exhibition. Featuring 9.5 miles of roadways, the Arboretum’s beautiful gardens can be explored by foot, bike or car. Although[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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24 Hours in Madrid

Welcome to Madrid, where the past and present collide in a city that is driven by modernization but maintains its historic charm. Bright and bustling with activity, Madrid reveals Spain’s rich history under the facade of its skyscrapers and trendy restaurants. In just 24 hours, explore Madrid by neighborhood, sample[Read More…]

PARK: What Part of China Are You From?

A drunk man in his early thirties was hovering around M. St. as I waited for my bus. When our eyes finally met, he looked at me squarely and asked, “Which part of China are you from?” It was just one of those days. I have had countless similar encounters[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 5 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
COURTESY GEORGETOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Customers enjoy food outside of Luke’s Lobster at a parklet set up with tables for Park(ing) Day last year. The annual event returns to the district today with four parklets in Georgetown hosted by local businesses.

Georgetown Gains Four Parks for A Day

Georgetown businesses are transforming four local parking spots into “parklets” today as part of the internationally celebrated Park(ing) Day. A parklet is a miniature park created out of a parking space. The four Georgetown businesses participating are Baked & Wired, Luke’s Lobster, the Urban Land Institute and D.C. Water. Thirty-three[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Unveiled Waterfront Park Makes a Splash

Unveiled Waterfront Park Makes a Splash

The Georgetown Waterfront Park, a neighborhood recreational space that has been undergoing on-and-off renovations for the last 30 years, reopened early last week. The transformation of the park is a $24 million project funded by a combination of private contributions and grants from the D.C. and federal governments. The Philadelphia-based[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments City News, News