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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 01:43 PM EDT

National Zoo Prepares for Panda Breeding in a Big Way

For the first time, the National Zoo transported frozen giant panda semen from China to the District for breeding. »

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Nike's First East Coast Community Store Opens in D.C.

News4’s Zachary Kiesch reports from the grand opening of Nike's first East Coast community store in D.C. »

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Cherry Blossoms Reach "Puffy White" Stage

It's finally happening! The cherry blossoms have reached the "puffy white" phase, their last stop-off before that long-awaited peak bloom. »

Start Slurpee Season Right: 7-Eleven BYO Cup Day

Start Slurpee Season Right: 7-Eleven BYO Cup Day

Grab your goblets and head to 7-Eleven from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 for the first BYO Cup Day in the United States. »

'Shark Tank' Holding Casting Call in D.C.

'Shark Tank' Holding Casting Call in D.C.

Think your small business might be the next big thing? »

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Visitors Flock to Cherry Blossoms in Peak Bloom

The blossoms have finally bloomed! Tourists from all over are crossing the cherry blossoms off their bucket lists. »

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An Outer Banks Favorite Coming to Northern Virginia

Duck Donuts, an Outer Banks favorite, is opening franchises in Northern Virginia. »

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National Arboretum to Stay Open 7 Days a Week

Beginning April 10, the National Arboretum will be open to the public seven days a week. The arboretum had cut back to three days a week in 2013 due to funding cuts. »

Spring in Bloom at Longwood Gardens

Spring in Bloom at Longwood Gardens

A land of 240,000 tulips in bloom is a land we'd like to visit. Luckily, Longwood Gardens expects their tulips to stick around until late May -- so we still have plenty of time to hit the road. »

Ford's Theatre Displays Lincoln Artifacts

Ford's Theatre Displays Lincoln Artifacts

April 14, 2015 marks 150 years since John Wilkes Booth's bullet struck President Abraham Lincoln during a performance of "Our American Cousin." Ford's Theatre, the site of it all, will honor Lincoln this spring... »

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