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Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees along the Tidal Basin

Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees along the Tidal Basin

Every year millions of visitors flock to Washington, D.C. to partake in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. that celebrates the friendship between the United States and Japan. The beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossoms are in full-bloom in Washington, D.C. Many thought they would not make it because of ice, snow and wind during […]

Washington DC Chinese New Year Parade 2017

Washington DC Chinese New Year Parade 2017

The 2017 Chinese New Year parade will take place in Washington, D.C.’s Chinatown. The parade will be filled with beautiful music, colorful dragons, martial arts demonstrations and more. Location:  H Street NW, Washington, D.C. between 6th and 8th Streets Date:  Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2 – 4:30 p.m. Time:  2pm – 5pm (firecracker will be […]

Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial

I have been visiting the Tidal Basin (forever known as Hains Point to me) since I was a little girl. For the sake of those that know Hains Point as the Tidal Basin, I will refer to this my beloved Hains Point as the Tidal Basin as not to confuse anyone. Anyhoo back to the […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Like many of the memorials in D.C. if you do not know where to look they are over looked. The memorial is located between the Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials along the waterfront (Tidal Basin). For the DMV Staycationers (and history buffs) – –  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is an 800-acre memorial […]

Free performances at the Kennedy Center

Free performances at the Kennedy Center

The Millenium Stage, at the world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., brings you free performances every day.  No tickets are required. Performances start at 6:00 p.m. eastern standard time, unless otherwise noted. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566. Schedule List of upcoming Millennium Stage performances. […]

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is the United States of America’s best-known and largest burial ground.  Admission to is free. Arlington National Cemetery is located in Arlington, Virginia (driving directions). “For the almost four million people who visit annually, Arlington National Cemetery represents many different things. For some, it is a chance to walk among headstones that chronicle […]

FREE STUFF: Youth admitted to the Newseum for FREE till Sept 1

FREE STUFF:  Youth admitted to the Newseum for FREE till Sept 1

The Newseum located in Washington, D.C., is waiving its admittance fee to visitors that are 18 years or younger through September 1, 2014. This offer is called the “Family Fun Deal” and is good for up to 10 free youth admissions with each paid adult ticket. The tickets are valid for two consecutive days. The Newseum is located […]

FREE STUFF: Screen on the Green DC 2014 Film Festival

FREE STUFF:  Screen on the Green DC 2014 Film Festival

HBO, Comcast and NBC Universal present Screen on the Green Film Festival on The Mall 2014. This year marks the 16th year of the film festival. The festival kicks off on July the 21st with The Karate Kid. The event will take place each Monday from July 21st to August 11th at sunset (approximately 8 […]

The Smithsonian National Zoo is open daily and admission is free

The Smithsonian National Zoo is open daily and admission is free

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is a great place for families, corporations and organizations to spend the day. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes, because there is a lot of walking involved to get from exhibit to exhibit. Admission is free. Wheelchairs and strollers are available. The Smithsonian National […]

10th Anniversary DC Jazz Festival June 24-29, 2014

10th Anniversary DC Jazz Festival June 24-29, 2014

The DC Jazz Festival will take place this year from June 24 – 29, 2014. The year’s festivities will include over 125 performances in over 60 venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Main Stages Jazz at the Hamilton Live Jazz at the Capitol Riverfront Jazz in the’Hoods Jazz’n Families Fun Days click here for […]

Stay cool this summer while visiting the U.S. Capitol for free

Stay cool this summer while visiting the U.S. Capitol for free

Soaring heat temperatures on the east coast have visitors to Washington, D.C., as well as residents of Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas looking for more indoor activities. The United States Capitol and the Capitol Visitors Center provide indoor activities that will keep you cool as well as provide history about the United States Capitol and […]

Foodie Diaries: Bobbys Burger Palace Yelp Review

Foodie Diaries:  Bobbys Burger Palace Yelp Review

Below is the review that I wrote for Yelp. Bobby’s Burger Palace Yelp Review I must admit that I’ve had a crush on Bobby Flay since Food Network first rolled onto the scene.  I’m sad to say that I do not have a crush on Bobby’s Burger Palace located at 2121 K Street, NW, Washington, […]