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Movie Minute: mid-Summer FREE flicks

DC has so much fun (and free!) stuff going on this Summer! You’ve read the recent Music Minute: Concerts at Carter Barron Amphitheater post, now check out this year’s FREE outdoor Summer movie theater selections:

Oh Christmas Tree, in DC!

If you missed the National Tree Lighting ceremony on December 9th, there is still time to make your way down to the Ellipse for a close up view of the living Colorado blue spruce in all of its ornamented splendor. Get the full event schedule here.

“(Re)Cycle”, artistic bike rack unveiled in Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle recently unveiled a new artistic bike rack—the latest installment of an initiative to to create parking spaces for bicycles and decorate the neighborhood simultaneously.

City Flicks: Crab Overboard!

One crab’s desperate attempt to escape its fate landed the crustacean on the sidewalk at the Southwest wharf. Although no shellfish were harmed during the making of this photo, we’re quite certain the crab became someone’s dinner when Jesse Taylor’s Seafood caught up with it!

Real Estate Gem In the “Diamond District”

The William L. Slayton House is a gorgeous, International Style home located in the Cleveld Park neighborhood of Washington, DC. It was designed by architect I.M. Pei in the late 1950′s and was listed on the National Register of Historic places in 2008.

Paparazzi: Bobby Brown Spotted @ The Diner

The original “Bad Boy of R&B” aka “The Brown Bomber” aka the self-proclaimed “King of R&B” was spotted today in Adams Morgan at The Diner. A man’s gotta eat! Especially if he’s going to give a good performance tonight at the Tape Deck Throwback concert at Constitution Hall. Bobby is one-third of the group “Heads of State”, which also consists of New Edition compadres Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill.

City Flicks: DC Residents Go Orange!

Its an election year and, once again, District politicians are vying for position. Vincent Orange is in the running for DC Council Chair. This morning, pedestrian Mykal Gomez spotted Orange supporters campaigning in Friendship Heights.

City Flicks: The Berlin Wall @ Newseum

We love this picture! An actual piece of the Berlin Wall is on permanent exhibit at the Newseum. Enjoy the photo, but we encourage you to go see it in real life. The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001
888/NEWSEUM (888/639-7386)

City Flicks: Masonic Temple

It’s true that you haven’t seen DC (and surrounding areas) until you’ve seen it at night. The Masonic Temple in Old Town Alexandria is a marvel as it sits, perfectly lit, atop a hill on Callahan drive. At nightfall, take a ride or even a stroll down King Street and you’ll be provided a perfect view of the George Washington Masonic Memorial.

Chinatown Archway

Photographer extraordinaire Emmanuel Calvin Fisher provides another installment of his “DC At Night” series. Through his lens, Chinatown looks amazing after dark!

Fountain At Lafayette Park

They say, “You haven’t seen DC until you’ve seen it at night.” This photo by Emmanuel proves the statement to be true.

Eastern Market Metro Ceiling

Photographer Emmanuel, shares his unique perspective of Capital Hill through his lens.

City Flicks (New Feature)

Amatuer and professional photographers, this is your chance to get a little shine and show us how YOU VIEW the Nation’s Capital.