Posts Tagged ‘National Mall’

Photos: Blossom Kite Festival

The Needle: Mall Mats

Grass or Cash, Nobody Mall's for Free: New orders from the Secretary of the Interior mandate new grass installation on the National Mall, and require groups holding events on the Mall to repair or replace any damaged grass. +1
Alternative to Energy: Healthy new downtown restaurant Energy Kitchen doesn't have any menu items with more than [...]

Photo: Ballerinas

National Mall, Sept. 29th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Dog Whisperer

National Mall, Sept. 29th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: March For Life

Photo Slideshow.  Jan 22-23rd.  Lafayette Square and Nat'l Mall.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Bikeshare Probably Headed to the Mall

It seemed silly that Bikeshare and the National Mall weren't paired up when the public bike program rolled out, which may be why the National Park Service is saying they were totally considering that option all along you guys, jeez:
The National Park Service began seeking public input Tuesday on five proposed sites for bike share [...]

The Needle: Still Quaking Edition

I Feel The Earth Move: Last summer, the D.C. area shook through a 3.6 magnitude earthquake. 2010: Consider yourself topped. A 5.8 magnitude quake centered 87 miles away (near Mineral, Va.) and about 4 miles underground rumbled this afternoon, forcing buildings to be evacuated, damaging some facilities, and generally freaking everyone the fuck out. The [...]

The Needle: Wind D.C. Statehood Up, Chuck, Edition

Sleep for the Mall: Tourists love to troop around the Mall, and now, some of them will be paying for it. Not through access charges, though; Marriott has announced it'll donate $5 per room at area hotels to the Trust for the National Mall through September. By which point the grass down there will really [...]

Photo: Kite Festival

National Mall, April 10th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photos: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Photos: March For Life

The Needle: It’s All At the Mall Edition

Mall Rats: Complaining about the state of the National Mall is part of the birthright of Washingtonians; the only reason we don't grumble about it more than we do is because there's not much reason to go there unless you're doing touristy things. Theoretically, that'll change, under a new plan announced with much fanfare today. [...]

Live from the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear!

Today is the day !  Keep this post open for live updates from Washington City Paper staffers at the rally on the Mall. Also, follow us on Twitter at @wcp for more.

Photo: Man Preparing Kite

© 2010 Michael W. Hicks

The Friday Limerick Review

For Hill scandals this ain't illicit
No diapers, nor photos explicit
A word to the many
Who owe quite the penny
The IRS really does miss it
The pen is your weapon of choice?
Then here is a cause to rejoice
The Mall ain't for jogging
'Cause now you'll be blogging
When WiFi enables your voice
Oh hey, there's a Tuesday election
The District must make [...]