Wall Street on Parade: [D]uring the annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrating springtime in the Nation's Capitol, a 22-year-old man took his own life with a gun on the Capitol grounds with a protest sign taped to his hand. According...Show More Summary
At the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown over the weekend. Photo via Erik Wilson · SF car burglaries up 49%, auto thefts increase 18% · About that NY cab you might have seen around SF · What to expect on...
Five PETA “flowers”—young women dressed in green fishnets, sparkly green heels, festive lamé tops, and gigantic bright-pink petals—brought a unique flash of color to Saturday’s National Cherry Blossom Festival... The post Photos: PETA ‘Flowers’ Bring Vegan Message to Cherry Blossom Parade appeared first on PETA.
They are expected to reach peak bloom any day now. [ more › ]
PETA will be at the Saturday’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade with an eye-catching bevy of beautiful “flowers”—five young women dressed in green fishnets, sparkly green heels, festive lamé... The post Bevy of PETA ‘Flowers’ to Bring Pro-Vegan Message to Cherry Blossom Parade appeared first on PETA.
It was a tense afternoon around the U.S. Capitol during Washington's annual Cherry Blossom Festival. As Mark Albert reports, no one was allowed in or out of the building after a man shot and killed himself on the Capitol steps.
A man committed suicide by shooting himself in the head on the western steps of the U.S. Capitol Saturday afternoon, sending the area into a precautionary security lockdown. The lockdown was lifted three hours later after authorities investigated the shooting along with a suspicious package. Show More Summary
Police say a gunman was "neutralized" by a self-inflicted wound. No one else was reported to have been hurt in the incident, which occurred during Washington, D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom festival.
A bevy of beautiful blooms attended the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., to ask people to start their spring cleaning in the kitchen. The post Flowers Come Alive to Patrons’ Delight at D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival appeared first on PETA.
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The weekend's best in nightlife, music, art, theater and more around the Washington area. For more cherry blossom fun, check out our rundown of the final weekend of National Cherry Blossom Festival events.Read full article >>
As the National Cherry Blossom Festival rolls to a close and the pink flowers hit peak bloom, there are a number of marquee events to check out. The festival officially ends on Sunday. For information on these events and more, visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org or call 877-442-5666.Read full article >>
This is the weekend when the Cherry Blossom Festival maxes out. It’s the weekend for the festival parade and the 10-mile run. It’s also the weekend closest to the peak bloom around the Tidal Basin.If you saw the congestion in central Washington last weekend, expect this weekend to be worse. Show More Summary
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At the recent Cherry Blossom Festival, not not the one in Macon, Brookhaven evidently has one, too. And they decided in their infinite wisdom to hire a photographer to bring models to said festival. But lo and beyond, he brought some...Show More Summary
Ah, springtime has finally arrived in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is beginning. The cherry trees, 3,700 of them given to America by the Japanese in 1912, will
The weekend's best in nightlife, music, movies, art and more around the Washington area. For more, check out the Going Out Guide's list of National Cherry Blossom Festival events.Friday: Each of the past three chapters in “The Fast and the Furious” series of heroic heist films has made more money than the last one. Show More Summary
Where To See The World's Most Dramatic Cherry Blossom and Spring Tulip Festivals This year more than most, everyone is desperate for a glimpse of spring to help them forget what a disgusting winter 2015 has been. All across the world cherry trees are in bud and ready to burst with pink perfusion to create lacy canapes dancing on spring breezes. Show More Summary
We’re still a way off from the predicted peak bloom of April 11 through 14, but expect to see more people near the Tidal Basin and the Mall this weekend, because the National Cherry Blossom Festival is now in its second week.Read full article >>
Peak bloom isn't expected until the second week of April, but the National Cherry Blossom Festival is already underway. Before deciding which events you'd like to attend, here's a map of the Tidal Basin and its surrounding environs, where most of the cherry trees are located.Read full article >>