Culture

Flying Dog University to host pop-up

February 7, 2017

Friday February 10th, join Flying Dog Brewery and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for an educational experience unlike any other—a Flying Dog University class followed by a special “Flying Dogs of War” after-hours […]

Culture

Museum’s Fabergé collection sparkles

January 20, 2017

The intricately crafted boxes, picture frames, bowls, flowers, jewelry, cane handles, animal figures, and religious icons, many made of gold or silver and gilded with diamonds and other gemstones, are wonders to behold. Inside a […]

Culture

On the Radio: Vegetative states

December 18, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of Dec. 18: The United States Botanical Garden is honoring the […]

Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]

Culture

Free in D.C.: New exhibitions

October 1, 2016

Check out the just-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Items relating to Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Louis Armstrong, and James Brown are among the museum’s 37,000 objects. Timed passes are needed.  Enjoy […]