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Capitol Riverfront By Day & By Night

Capitol Riverfront was a vital commercial section of the District from the late 19th century until the end of World War II, as the Washington Navy Yard, the nation’s longest continually operating naval facility, served as a beacon for a thriving community. Billions of dollars in investment in the...

Couple at Yards Park Capitol Riverfront
3 Amazing Places to Ice Skate in Washington, DC

DC’s year-round temps are pretty moderate, but during the winter – when cold Canadian winds whistle down the Potomac – Washingtonians bundle up for a day (or a night) on the ice. Public rinks stud three neighborhoods in DC proper, and even though you can bring your own skates to any of them, all...

Ice Skating in Georgetown at Washington Harbour - Washington, DC
16 Things to Do in Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park was founded in 1890 by the United States Congress as a recreational resource for the nation’s capital. These 1,800 acres cut a wide swath through Northwest Washington DC, providing a haven for people and wildlife. An oasis in a bustling city, most of Rock Creek Park consists of...

Top 10 Organized Races, Marathons & Triathlons in Washington, DC

Whether you’re a serious runner or like to stay active while having fun with friends, DC has options for all fitness levels.

Rock n Roll marathon
Guide to D.C. United

History When Major League Soccer (MLS) was created in the mid-1990s, Washington, DC was awarded the first franchise in 1994. Two years later D.C. United began playing, and led by superstars such as Eddie Pope, Jaime Moreno and Marco Etcheverry, won three out of the first four MLS Cups. Two of those...

DC United Players at RFK Stadium - Rolfe Neagle and DeLeon
Where to Eat & Drink at Nationals Park

There’s more to Nationals Park than cheering on the talented ballplayers and hoping to catch a fly ball. Compared to other parks, this one puts food high up on the priority list: easy-to-read digital menu boards illuminate thousands of crave-worthy items at each concession stand and there's even a...

@kelseyohleger - Where to eat at Nationals Park - Washington, DC
6 Reasons Why Washington, DC is a Sports Town

Fall is the best time to be a sports fan. Pennant races in Major League Baseball intensify as September draws to a close, leading to the powerful suspense of the postseason in October. The NFL season revs to life, regular seasons for the NHL and NBA start soon after and NCAA Basketball tips off as...

@curtkennedy - Washington Redskins Football Home Opener - FedExField
Top 10 Running Spots in Washington, DC

When Pierre Charles L’Enfant laid out the city plans for Washington, DC, he included wide avenues, public squares and grand buildings. The District is also mostly flat and home to many trees, rivers, creeks and canals, making the city a runner’s dream. Pound the pavement on these scenic routes:

Top 10 Running Spots in Washington, DC
Guide to DC's Sports Scene

Washington Nationals See superstars like Bryce Harper (the 2015 NL MVP), Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg at the state-of-the-art Nationals Park in Capitol Riverfront . The stadium offers up magnificent views of the Capitol dome and Washington Monument along with one of the National League’s most...

Washington Wizards Playoff Game in the Verizon Center
12 Places to Watch Football in Washington, DC

‘Tis football season, which means it’s time to cozy up to a bar rocking your favorite team’s colors, order up a brew and some apps and get to cheering (and shaking nervously during the biggest moment of the game). We have compiled 12 great spots that will only increase the pleasure of football-...

Penn Social - Chinatown - Washington, DC