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Exploring Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington DC

Nestled by the Anacostia River in the northeast corner of DC lies a jewel that many Washingtonians (and visitors) don’t know exists. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens’ exotic waterborne flowers shine like gems—amethyst, morganite (fuchsia), and topaz—in the small ponds. In…

Washington DC

Orbiting Planet World Museum

Orbiting Planet Word Museum doesn’t require a spacesuit or a spaceship. But you will be traveling to an out-of-this-world place when you visit Washington DC’s newest museum. Located in the historic Franklin School, Planet Word Museum opened on October…

Washington DC

U.S. Botanic Gardens’ Anniversary

To celebrate the U.S. Botanic Gardens’ anniversary in 2020, it commissioned a North Carolina artist to create a gigantic wooden “stickwork” sculpture—“O Say Can You See” —in Washington DC. The USBG is located next to the U.S. Capitol and…

Pet-Centric Washington DC

Puppy Trek at the National Arboretum

Take a puppy trek at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. on the weekend—or enjoy a day off from work during the week—if you really love your canine. “Live. Laugh. Bark.” Unknown This is Dog World USA—sticks, mulch, pebbles,…

Reflections Washington DC

Amanda Gorman mural

The brand new Amanda Gorman mural—located on the side of a townhouse in an alley off 17th Street between Q and Corcoran Street in Washington, DC—is a sunbeam. The entire side of the brick building is painted yellow. The…

Walking Washington DC

Georgetown Gardens: Dumbarton Oaks

Georgetown gardens are numerous but there is a century-old specimen that outshines all its competitors. Dumbarton Oaks is a country estate built in a city. Located on R Street NW in Washington DC, it nestles between Rock Creek Park…