Washington DC Tourist News

Washington DC Metro Weekend Track Work Information for August 29-September 1, 2014

Metro Train

Washington, DC Metro track work information is available to help visitors and riders plan ahead for weekend travel changes. Metro is investing over 5 billion dollars in the reconstruction of its Metrorail system, and track work is expected on most weekends. Weekly updates are provided to inform travelers which lines are affected. This is a […]

US Capitol Police Information for the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks in Washington DC

The US Capitol Police have issued the following press release to help visitors to the National Mall for the Fourth of July events in Washington D.C.: A Capitol Fourth Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Concert and Rehearsal Times “On Friday, July 4, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., A Capitol Fourth Concert will […]

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit is Closed

National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit

The following Press Release is from the National Zoo┬áin Washington DC: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit, home to dozens of small aquatic and terrestrial species without backbones, closed to the public Sunday, June 22, 2014. The last day to visit the Invertebrate House was Saturday, June 21, 2014. “This difficult decision is not a […]

National Cherry Blossom Festival Announces 2015 Event Dates

The organizers of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC have announced the following festival dates for 2015. The 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival will begin the first day of spring, Friday, March 20, 2015, and continue through Sunday, April 12, 2015. The following signature events have also been scheduled: Pink Tie Party fundraiser […]

‘Pictures of the Year’ Photo Exhibit at the Newseum

Winners of the International Photojournalism Competition Go on Display in Washington, D.C. On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Newseum opened “Pictures of the Year,” an exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people, events and issues that shaped the world in 2013. The photos are a selection of the best news images from Pictures […]