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Miracle on A Street NE

There is a neighborhood in Washington DC which I nicknamed “The Miracle on A Street NE” in homage to the 20th Century Fox film called “A Miracle on 34th Street.” We all yearn to be part of those magical…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…