M&T Bank is sponsoring half price general admission tickets on Friday nights at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Any Friday after 5 pm, year round, you can visit the 20,000 plus critters. Tickets are available on line or Friday evenings on site. … [Read more...] about National Aquarium Half Price Friday Nights
Our friends at Virginia Tourism have compiled a list of 13 (okay, you're lucky if you dine there) restaurants where you're likely to have a great experience. Thanks, author Patricia Keppel, for evaluating the dozens of notable restaurants in Virginia and coming up with this list. Gadsby's Tavern is pictured here. Circa 1785, the tavern, and 1792, the City Hotel are named after John Gadsby, who … [Read more...] about 13 Memorable Destination Restaurants in Virginia
It's really difficult to narrow down a list of free things to do in Washington this summer--or anytime of year, for that matter. But here's a starting point for families looking to experience some of the best D.C. has to offer--for adults as well as kids! l. Visit the National Zoo 2. Take a free kid-friendly walking tour of major sites in the city (including Arlington Cemetery) 3. … [Read more...] about 10 Free Family Friendly Things to Do in Washington, D.C.
Want to discover the secrets of super savers? Living On The Cheap’s Teresa Mears and Laura Daily have just published “The Ultimate Guide to Coupons,” which shares the smart way to use coupons, investing just minutes to save dollars. To make it super simple, the guide can be downloaded as an e-book to your smartphone, tablet or desktop OR you can buy it in paperback through Amazon. Would you … [Read more...] about Learn the Secrets to Saving More Money with Coupons in Less Time
Since September 11, 2001, the United States has been engaged in multiple wars, varying in intensity, locale, and consequence. After fifteen years, this warfare has become normalized into our social and cultural landscape; it is ongoing, yet somehow out of sight, invisible. The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now explores and assesses the human costs of ongoing wars through … [Read more...] about Free at National Portrait Gallery: The Face of Battle
Located in a lushly landscaped three-acre federal park at Judiciary Square (400 block of E Street between 4th & 5th Streets NW), the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is free and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dedicated in 1991, the memorial honors U.S. federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty since 1791. More than 20,000 names … [Read more...] about Free 24/7: The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
The Washington National Cathedral, the sixth largest cathedral in the world and the second largest in the U.S., is one of the District's biggest tourist attractions. The church has been under scrutiny recently. Among its many stained glass windows are two that memorialize Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, with two images of the Confederate battle flag. At the request of … [Read more...] about This is a Good Time to Visit the Washington National Cathedral
The Library of Congress is commemorating the 100thanniversary of the United States’ entry into The Great War with a new free, online webinar series highlighting some of the Library’s most remarkable World War I resources, including documents, photographs, maps, and personal stories collected through the Veterans History Project. The five-part series of 40-minute talks will present discussions … [Read more...] about Library of Congress Launches Free WWI Webinar Series