America on the Move

Transportation deeply affects how we live our lives, yet few of us consider the history of our highways and bus systems. Nonetheless, transportation has a history that is tied to other profound changes in American life. The exhibit ‘America On the Move’ at the National Museum of American History covers advancements in transportation from 1876 …
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Your D.C. Fourth of July Itinerary

Thinking about coming to the nation’s capital in hopes of celebrating the land of the free? Look no further! We’ve got you covered with a perfect itinerary to make sure you will make the most of your visit. Flags flying high around the city, you’ll see friends and family out and about for the festivities. …
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American Myth & Memory

Everyday visitors tour DC and reflect on the history of this country. Our abundance of monuments and museums testify to how we value history. The exhibit “American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs” opened 7 July 2019 at the National Portrait Gallery. This new exhibit reflects on how we remember history and is a wonderful …
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Taste of Sweet and Savory

Today I’m writing to you all from a place of happiness and fulfillment. Why, might you ask? I tried out a new recipe this morning for breakfast and it was an absolute hit. Here at The American Guest House, we like to prepare a sweet and savory dish, something for everybody’s cravings. After coming across …
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For Coffee Shop Lovers Near and Far

Today I’m writing to you all from a place of passion. A place infused with aromas of freshly ground coffee beans and the buzz of friends, old and new coming together over a good old cup of joe. This is a place near and dear to my heart and soul. I’m talking about a quality …
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Epidemiology at the Natural History Museum

The Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History is much like the elephant that greets its visitors: large and wonderful. There are endless things to write about the Natural History Museum, but I will focus on the temporary exhibit ‘Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World.’ The exhibit does an excellent job of presenting major epidemics over the …
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Politics and Prose: Booklover Destination

About the Store Politics and Prose is a famed independent DC bookstore. Originally founded in 1984 by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade, the store continues to serve the US Capitol’s bibliophiles. The store’s present-day owners state their mission as: “Politics and Prose is a D.C. based business devoted to cultivating community and strengthening the common …
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Rotating Interactive Art Exhibits – A DC Must See!

Living in a connected world The power of social media these days is not to be underestimated. I was scrolling through my personal Instagram feed the other day before seeing a friend in the city. Our plans were relatively low-key, hoping to meet at a local taco joint followed by a stroll around town. Before …
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