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What Will Washington DC Look Like in 2016?

Washington DC’s continued march towards a complete urban over-haul makes each new year a curiosity of face lifts, new projects and happy construction workers. Cranes dotting the skyline in almost every neighborhood west of the Potomac (and some east of it) are “gentrifying” and “revitalizing” away to their hearts content. 674 more words

The Beatles and The Washington Coliseum

When I was pregnant with my son, my husband and I took a trip to Washington D.C.. One because we had never been there before, and two I was fervently writing a novel at the time that took place in D.C. 633 more words

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"Please Please Me" by the Beatles

Here’s an unhelpful tip: Request the Beatles’s first album by name and you’ll get into an awkward moment with a librarian.

The Washington Coliseum: The Day Beatlemania Invaded America

A 5 minute walk from the NoMa – Gallaudet U metro station will lead you to an unassuming brick building in an obscure area of D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. 628 more words


The Beatles DC Concert, 1964

At Noon on February 11, 1964, two days after their live telecast on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York, John, Paul, George and Ringo braved a snowstorm and took a… 256 more words


Back in the District again

Since around 2007 or so, it has become routine for me to find myself in Washington at least once or twice a year. Yet despite the myriad times I have been there, it never really gets old; there is either something new to do, or the same old things are still wonderful to see. 894 more words