Washington DC to Bid for 2024 Olympics

With our eyes still blinded from the plentiful medals our nation took home and our ears still ringing from the rock concert that was London’s closing ceremony, although over, the 2012 Olympic Games are still very much in the forefront of our minds. Even though the focus is now on Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro,...

The Real Kazakhstan Revealed in DC

It was back in 2006 when Kazakhstan came to our attention, thanks to one Sacha Baron Cohen and his friend Borat. But the crazy character’s homeland has a lot more on offer than just his overweight wife, Oksana, as this new exhibition at the Arthur M Sackler Gallery hopes to demonstrate. Providing a glimpse...

TV Programs Past and Present Set in DC

They may not always be shot on location, but the important thing is they’re set in the glorious capital. Homeland – Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin are CIA agents in this Emmy nominated drama series. Political Animals – Starring Sigourney Weaver as Hillary Clinton-like Elaine Barrish and Carla Gugino...

Dine Better for Less at Washington DC Restaurant Week

Dine all week at some of the city’s finest restaurants for a snip of the usual cost at Washington DC Restaurant Week. Starting on Monday August 13 and running until the following Sunday August 19, diners can experience the plethora of eateries DC plays host to, indulging in some of the capital’s finest...

The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to Reopen

After a $34 million renovation, one of Washington’s loveliest attractions, the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is set to open at the end of this month, according to the US Interior Department. The new 4 million-gallon (15 million-litre) pool on the National Mall will begin to be filled by the National...

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