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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

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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

Legendary Articles to Check Out

I was really intrigued by two articles that The Express ran today. One was about Marvin Gaye and until I read the article, I had no idea that the legendary icon was from The District and raised in Southeast. 208 more words

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Before Ovechkin: The Washington Lions and Uline Arena

My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived here. 440 more words

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Photos Of Beatles' 1st U.S. Concert To Be Auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — It was 1964. Beatlemania ruled. Two days after their momentous debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” the Fab Four boarded a train from New York for Washington, D.C., for their first U.S. 689 more words

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