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Goodbye Girl: Saying Farewell to DC

The story of the Princess in DC comes to a close, but not before embarking on new learning adventures.

Beginning with a tour of the Coastal Guard’s Headquarters, courtesy of Ademide, where she briefly discussed the history of the buildings and introduced me to several of her co-workers. 679 more words


Washington Monument Closed After Elevator Malfunctions Again

UPDATED: Aug. 26, 2015 5:49 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument has closed after the elevator malfunctioned for the second time in less than 24 hours. 190 more words


Washington Monument closed again after elevator malfunction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument is temporarily closed again after an elevator malfunction forced dozens of visitors to walk down hundreds of steps.

U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. 108 more words

National / World

Washington, D.C.

Last weekend, my husband and I spent time in Washington, D.C. It wasn’t our first time – we visited the area back in August 2011. However, because we were on a time crunch, we were only able to see a couple of  225 more words


Adventures in DC. Episode 4. Among the Monuments.

I know this will make me sound like a bumpkin, but I’m getting more of a kick out of living in the city of national landmarks than I would have guessed. 338 more words


NPS: Flags at Half-Staff for Firefighters Killed in Washington

WASHINGTON — Flags around the Washington Monument will remain at half-staff until late Wednesday in honor of three firefighters killed fighting wildfires in Washington.

Mike Litterst, spokesperson for the National Park Service, tells WNEW it is not nationwide. 137 more words


Memories of DC Pt. 1

August 19, 2015

Doing the touristy thing and visiting famous places!


Pretty night-time scenery