Category Archives: Washington DC

Capitol Crescent Trail Reopens

After a week of being closed for cleanup from a sewage overflow, the Capitol Crescent Trail has finally been reopened: Trail Reopens After Raw Sewage Spills Into Canal After five millions of gallons of raw sewage and rain water spilled into the C&O Canal last week, the Capital Crescent Trail has reopened. … In case […]

Trashing the Cherry Blossom Festival

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Just yesterday The Washington Post posted an interesting article about the DC Cherry Blossom Festival. The title and accompanying image say a lot: Mounds of trash take the bloom off Cherry Blossom Festival Plastic-foam lunch containers. A Ritz Crackers box. Rubber gloves. Empty 24-packs of Deer Park water. A Sprite can. A Starbucks cup. Milk […]

DC’s Cherry Blossoms

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The peak bloom for Washington, DC’s famous cherry blossoms is only a day or two away! The bud’s development appears to be right on track: Cherry blossom trees progressing, probably just over a week away from peak bloom Normally by this date, cherry blossoms would have already reached peak bloom in Washington, D.C. (the recent […]