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Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 06:56 PM EDT

Knitters "Yarn-Bomb" Smithsonian

Knitters stayed up all night to cover the Smithsonian Castle gates and garden in knitted decorations, using more than six miles of red yarn. They're bringing attention to a new exhibit at the Sackler... »

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After 4 Decades, M Street Mainstay Set to Move

Mr. Smith's has been an M Street mainstay in Georgetown for decades -- but that might be about to change. The piano bar is set to vacate its current location due to a steep rent increase. »

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PHOTOS: Montgomery County Fair

The Montgomery County Fair returned to Gaithersburg for nine days of rides, food, demolition derby and farm animal exhibitions. »

Judge Approves Merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

Judge Approves Merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

One of the nation's oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation's capital, a... »

Smithsonian #SIshowdown Twitter War Gets Heated

Smithsonian #SIshowdown Twitter War Gets Heated

There's a fierce battle raging on social media, and it's pandas versus flags. »

Bao Bao Wins Smithsonian Showdown

Bao Bao Wins Smithsonian Showdown

Giant panda cub Bao Bao was the ultimate winner of the "Smithsonian Showdown" social media campaign, the Smithsonian Institution tweeted Tuesday morning. »

"Will and Grace" Items Join Smithsonian Collection

"Will and Grace" Items Join Smithsonian Collection

The Smithsonian is adding hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects to its collection to document the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, including dozens of items from... »

Shama, Mate of Rusty the Red Panda, Has Been Euthanized

Shama, Mate of Rusty the Red Panda, Has Been Euthanized

Shama, a red panda who had given birth to three cubs just seven weeks ago, was euthanized over the weekend due to severe swelling of the brain, zookeepers announced Monday. »

City Tap House Celebrates D.C. Beer Week

City Tap House Celebrates D.C. Beer Week

City Tap House offers a craft beer-focused menu and special events with the return of D.C. Beer Week (now through Aug. 24). »

Alexandria Restaurant Week Begins

Alexandria Restaurant Week Begins

Alexandria Restaurant week's summer edition kicks off Aug. 15, with more than 60 restaurants offering deals on dinner specials. »

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