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.
The Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt hearing, on March 2, drew one of the largest recent demonstrations at the Supreme Court. My rough guess was that the demonstrators were about 80% pro-choice and 20% pro-life.
It was incredibly powerful to see the recreation of the Kennedy funeral yesterday along 14th St. Natalie Portman is Jackie, and Peter Sarsgaard is Robert Kennedy. The most heart-breaking sight is Caroline Kennedy starting out the window of the limousine. Earlier in the afternoon, cast members and extras were around the Hamilton on 14th Street … Continue reading Jackie
At the opening of the streetcar on Saturday morning, Mayor Bowser spoke and people cheered and waved banners that had been distributed to the crowd. Among the cheering crowd, there were pockets of anger. I can easily understand this – I had just taken the X2 bus to get there, which has always been a … Continue reading The Streetcar Opens
Light Yards is a two-week festival of illumination at Yards Park.
My first time at a roller derby was a great experience. Here are the photos of the DC Rollergirls, at the Washington Armory.
Justice Scalia’s body lay in state at the Supreme Court today. The flags outside were at half mast. A pile of tributes were at the foot of the steps, including fortune cookies from his dissent on marriage equality (“mystical aphorisms of the fortune cookie”), and applesauce from Obamacare (subsidies are “pure applesauce”). Long lines were … Continue reading Justice Scalia