On April 2, there were pillow fights in more than 100 cities around the world. D.C.’s fight took place on a small park adjacent to the Mall.
I’m always impressed at the ability of D.C. to host large events, but the Nuclear Summit yesterday and today was an especially amazing display of logistics, keeping 50 world leaders safe. Tall security fencing blocked off a several block area surrounding the Convention Center. I walked around the full perimeter, and it was eerily quiet … Continue reading Nuclear Summit, and protest
One of my pleasures during the cherry blossoms is to watch the seagulls flying over the Tidal Basin. Here’s what I saw yesterday: Here are some from previous years:
Tonight’s full moon, as seen from Constitution Gardens.
Outside the Supreme Court this morning, while the oral arguments were going on for Zubik v. Burwell, there were two large crowds of demonstrators, one for each side. They were passionate and remarkably polite.
The parking garage at Union Station offers some great views of the tracks, the surrounding streets, and some interior drama.
The glass architecture of CityCenter looks magical with pink lights reflecting everywhere.
The Washington Post moved to a new building on L St. in 1951, and expanded to another building around the corner on 15th St. in 1972. After selling the paper to Jeff Bezos in 2013, the Post sold its buildings to Carr Properties. Carr is demolishing the buildings and will put up a large new … Continue reading Washington Post demolition
For the second week of Light Yards, the giant bunnies by Amanda Parer came, along with music and lights on the bridge and fountains.