Tens of thousands of music fans flooded the National Mall Nov. 11 for HBO’s “Concert for Valor.” But once Eminem has dropped his last eff-bomb and the Boss has hit the Thunder Road, who does the cleaning up? Continue reading Thank you!
If you’ve ever redone your kitchen, you know how daunting home renovation can be. Now imagine a 20-year, $2 billion renovation project for one of the most historic and iconic buildings in the country. Go big or go home! Continue reading Smithsonian announces dramatic new plan for National Mall museums
Eat and mingle for a good cause: Pie Social Thursday, Nov. 13, to benefit the Combined Federal Campaign. Did we mention that there will be pie? Continue reading Did someone say pie?
Noah Cordle was boogie boarding in New Jersey when he came upon an ancient hunting tool. And all we got on summer vacation was sunburned. Continue reading What I did on my summer vacation: Fifth grader unearths ancient artifact at the beach
25 years ago, this blushing bride was swept off her feet by a dashing Smithsonian photographer. They’re still together and still part of the Smithsonian family today! Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
It’s the economy, stupid–Heated debates over wages, jobs and wedge issues have been a part of American politics since, well, pretty much forever. Excerpts from the diary of New York businessman William Steinway, founder of the famed piano company, offer some insights into the partisan politics of 1896. Continue reading The more things change…
Why so cranky, ancient Copt? Continue reading We begin with a portrait