The original Americans knew about the living earth long before the rest of us and showed it this weekend with dance, food stands and other activities.
The annual baguette relay race at Paul Bakery has become a Bastille Day favorite in D.C.
In the nation's capital, environmentalists protested a planned gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay.
The Folklife Festival featured the music, food and traditions of China and Kenya this year -- all on colorful display. Who's coming next year?
It was great weather for the July 4th parades and picnics -- and for fireworks, especially in Washington, D.C.
Freedom Plaza was abuzz for the World Cup game between the U.S. and Belgium. We lost, but soccer do not -- and have the pictures to prove it.
In a perfectly timed and moving musical event, the Star-Spangled Banner and the national anthem were honored on Flag Day. We are proud to note that Francis Scott Key was a Georgetowner.
Anniversaries for D-Day and the Battle of Midway over the weekend recalled the achievements of "The Greatest Generation," now slipping away from us.
There was something for everyone, environmentally speaking, which was a lot -- at the D.C. Green Festival, held at the convention center over the weekend.
Whether it is the concert on the U.S. Capitol lawn, ceremonies at the U.S. Navy Memorial or Vietnam Veterans Memorial, or the roar of motorcycles with Rolling Thunder, Memorial Day in Washington, D.C., is always close to home and never ignored.
Check out Jeff Malet's compelling photos -- "Faces of Fiesta Asia" -- on exhibit at the Reagan Building through May 31.
Step-and-repeat was in the overdrive for D.C.'s annual "Nerd Prom" weekend with parties before and after the White House Correspondents' Dinner at the Washington Hilton.
It was all about science and engineering -- skills the U.S. needs for advancing in the 21st century -- at the convention center over the weekend.
We took one last look at the Smithsonian's Dinosaur Hall, which closed for renovation Sunday. It will reopen in 2019.