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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 02:50 PM EDT

Group Aims to Redo Neglected Site on National Mall

A group working to restore the National Mall wants to overhaul a lakeside park that honors the nation's founders but has languished for years with fetid water and crumbling walkways. »

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'Dirty Dancing' Live at the National Theater

A stage version of the classic flick 'Dirty Dancing' is at the National Theater now through Sept. 14. The stars of the show appeared on News4 to talk about capturing the heart of the story while still making it... »

Bison Return to Collection at National Zoo in D.C.

Bison Return to Collection at National Zoo in D.C.

American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park's creation in the 1880s. »

National Book Festival Moves to  Convention Center

National Book Festival Moves to Convention Center

The festival is moving inside to the Washington Convention Center after a decade on the National Mall. »

National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

The National Aquarium says it's adding an interactive exhibit where guests can explore the seashore without leaving the building in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. »

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Smithsonian Castle "Yarnbombed" to Launch New Exhibit

Volunteers dressed the grounds of the Smithsonian castle in red yarn to usher in a new exhibit by an artist who works in yarn. News4's Molette Green reports. »

D.C.’s First Liquor Distillery in 100 Years

D.C.’s First Liquor Distillery in 100 Years

The beer business is booming in the district, with several breweries opening in the past few years, and now the city also has its first liquor distillery in more than 100 years. »

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Tico Chef Demos Dish Before It Arrives on the Menu

James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schlow has restaurants across the country, and he recently opened Tico here in D.C. on 14th Street. He said none of the food is authentic -- but instead, it's inventive and... »

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Top Picks for Your Labor Day Weekend

A weekend getaway isn't in the cards for you? Don't worry -- there's plenty going on right here. Lavanya Ramanathan from the Washington Post offers a few ideas. »

PHOTOS: Rod Stewart and Santana at Verizon Center

PHOTOS: Rod Stewart and Santana at Verizon Center

Two of classic rock's biggest names took over the Verizon Center Aug. 19. Photos by AlfredoFloresPhotography.com. »

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