Tag: Washington DC

July 23, 2019

DC Building Museum Invites Visitors...

Imagine a giant green lawn that offers hammocks, lounging areas, refreshments and lawn games – a perfect summer place to unwind and enjoy the season. Now the National Building Museum in Washington has taken these summer vibes to a whole level in an unusual, new installation

June 9, 2019

Smithsonian Museum Wows with Fossil...

A remarkable fossils exhibition opens at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington on Saturday. Located in the newly restored fossil hall, it contains over 700 fossils, including dinosaurs, plants and insects going back billions of years

May 30, 2019

Food Bites

One bite of sushi from chef and owner of Sushi Gayku, Yoshihisa “Yoshi” Ota, will take you on a journey from capital of the United States to Hokkaido Japan. Just outside Washington, DC is a little piece of the Himalayas called Royal Nepal. One bite of their momos might just have you coming back for more.Chef de Cuisine of Kaliwa, Paolo Dungca talks about what food reminds him of growing up in the Philippines and what it takes to run a restaurant on a daily basis

May 25, 2019

Vinyl Records Are Back, and So Are ...

Vinyl records are becoming more popular in the U.S., after almost disappearing from American markets when they were replaced over the years by audio tapes, CDs and digital music downloaded onto phones and other devices. With vinyl records coming back, record-pressing plants are being established, including one just recently opened in Alexandria, Va., a Washington, D.C., suburb

April 14, 2019

The REDress Project Highlights Miss...

Forty red dresses hang outside of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington. They’re present 24 hours a day, in all weather, to draw attention to the plight of missing and murdered indigenous women who experience violence at a much higher rate than non-indigenous women

April 13, 2019

Cherry Blossoms Put on Spectacular ...

The famous cherry blossoms on the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC are passing their peak but others in the area are in full bloom

April 7, 2019

Statues to Help Bridge ‘Struc...

In Washington, about 50 of the city’s 160 monuments and memorials include female figures. A city council member has introduced legislation to remedy that with eight statues honoring women, people of color, and hometown heroes

April 5, 2019

In Spring, Students Flock to US Cap...

Each Spring, many high schools around the country arrange for students to visit the nation’s capital

March 16, 2019

American Muslim Feeds the Needy in ...

Pakistani immigrant who came to the U.S. as an impoverished young adult now helps feed the homeless and needy in his popular Washington restaurant

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