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  • DC at Night

    DC at Night

    Washington, DC gets even more beautiful after the sun sets. Join City Sights on this 3- hour, fully-narrated Illuminations Tour to view majestic monuments, magnificent memorials and superb sights, all dramatically-illuminated. Don’t forget your camera. We make plenty of photo stops along the way.

  • NOW PASS = DC's Must See Attractions

    NOW PASS = DC’s Must See Attractions

    The NOW PASS DC offers the best value in sightseeing tours in the Washington, DC area. The pass includes a Double decker bus tour , that takes you to all the top Washington DC tourist sites such as: Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington Monument, Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, The White House, […]

[ 0 ] April 19, 2018

12 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend

12 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend

Friday, April 20 Washington D.C. International Film Festival: Eighty films from 45 countries are included in the 32nd annual Filmfest D.C. This year’s themes include espionage and crime thrillers, dramatic films from Latin America, and “Justice Matters,” which focuses on social-justice issues. A number of screenings feature Q&As with directors and special guests; “How They […]

[ 0 ] April 18, 2018

2019 to be a very busy year in DC trails (if the TIP is to be believed)

Last November, DC amended the FY 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and it puts a lot of work of interest to cyclists into 2019. One of the most important changes to cyclists is that the bulk of funding for construction…

[ 0 ] April 18, 2018

Famous Five – Rayshun Lamarr

Rayshun Lamarr is one reason to tune into this season of NBC’s The Voice. After losing his hearing, his ability to sing, and beating cancer, DC’s own contestant has found his voice once again.

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[ 0 ] April 17, 2018

Edgemont II development will add PBLs to Woodmont and Edgemoor in Bethesda

The proposed Edgemont II project will develop the land immediately adjacent to the Edgemont at Bethesda Metro apartments located at the corner of Edgemoor Lane and Woodmont Avenue. The Project proposes to redevelop the Property with up to 301,193 total…

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

Army Navy road diet would make room for a PBL

Shortly after I wrote about this project in January, Arlington County had a public workshop about the Army Navy Drive Complete Streets project. Some more material from that meeting is now available. Nothing official has changed about the concept so…

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

11 things to do in the D.C. area this week

11 things to do in the D.C. area this week

Monday, April 16 Pink at Capital One Arena: Among the pop stars who traffic in the loud and flashy, Pink is a quiet secret weapon. Since breaking through at the turn of the millennium, she has consistently released innovative but polished music. Pink’s rebellious approach, incomparable stage presence and full-bodied vocals make her the ultimate triple […]

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

From the Archives: Vision Zero 1896-style

In 1896 a group of cyclists in DC that included the League of American Wheelman and the United Wheelman of the District of Columbia met with two of the district’s three commissioners to discuss a list of regulatory changes they…

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

It’s finally warm! These new rooftop bars are the perfect place to celebrate.

It’s finally warm! These new rooftop bars are the perfect place to celebrate.

After this long, insufferable winter and miserable start to “spring,” warm weather is finally here. Enjoy a drink in the sun at these three rooftop decks, including one that’s debuting Friday.  Whiskey Charlie The view from the outdoor seats at the Wharf’s first rooftop bar is breathtaking: cherry blossoms blooming in East Potomac Park, boats sailing in the Washington […]

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

Barry Farm could become the most bike friendly neighborhood in Ward 8 by 2020

DC could begin demolition of Barry Farm any day now, in fact they’re already a little behind schedule, and once they’re done rebuilding it, the new Barry Farm could be the most bike-friendly neighborhood in Ward 8. This is a…

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

Friday Round Up

#Weekend Awesome events: It finally feels like Spring in the District, which means we’re getting outdoors and to the rooftop bars; Speaking of, Colada Shop on 14th St. is opening a brand new rooftop bar just in time for the warm temperatures; The Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to an …

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[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

Petals and Pedals — Bike EOTR Parks with DPR and LimeBike

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has partnered with LimeBike for an exciting and unique series of FITDC bike rides through a few parks East of the River in Washington, D.C. with #BiketheDistrict: Petals & Pedals. The next ride…

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

National Park Rx Day! April 28

Join the National Park Service for healthy outdoor fun on National Park Rx Day! When: Saturday, April 28 2018, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Fort Circle Parks – 5161 South Dakota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017 Food and…

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

The bicycle commuter benefit is dead (sort of) (for now)

As frequent readers here are aware, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that congress passed late last year made bicycle commuter benefits taxable, but the benefit isn’t dead yet, and it could get better. It’s not all dead, because employers…

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

Remembering Vietnam

Thru Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ National Archives, presented by National Archives

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

NSO Pops: <em>Space, the Next Frontier</em>&nbsp;

Fri, June 1 thru Sat, June 2 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by National Symphony Orchestra