Cherry Blossom festival. Hirosaki, Japan. By Chantal Gonzalez (via Coby Teal). Read more...
In celebration of spring in all its beauty and glory, here are some things you cannot do because of allergy season. Visit any cherry blossom festival Obvious, but true. Just scroll through Instagram and pretend you were there. See the Frida Kahlo exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden Wait for summertime. Show More Summary
The cherry trees are barely blooming, but the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is alight with colorful kimonos, wigs, parasols, and Cos Play fur.
One of our favorite signs of spring is the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Sakura Matsuri festival, which celebrates blossoming cherry trees and individuality—thanks to the cosplayers who don elaborate, sometimes other-worldly outfits and happily pose for pictures. [ more › ]
After the bustle of the Cherry Blossom Festival, the D.C. area offers relatively few events to draw big crowds this weekend, which the Capital Weather Gang is calling “gray and somewhat wet.”The main sports activity is in Verizon Center, where the Wizards are in playoff action at 8 p.m. Friday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.Read full article >>
As usual, the cherry blossoms have made their grand entrance ahead of the big Sakura Matsuri festival, which takes place this weekend. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden announced that the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden are at peak bloom right now. Show More Summary
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
A free web app shows where the nearest cherry tree is located. [ more › ]