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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. ยป

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Comedy Play "The Shoplifters" Opens Next Week at Arena Stage

The stars of forthcoming comedy "The Shoplifters," Jayne Houdyshell and Jenna Sokolowski, talk about the play, which opens at Arena Stage Sept. 5. »

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Fans Celebrate Opening of Chuck Brown Memorial Park

Go-go music filled a Northeast Washington park Friday, as fans of Chuck Brown gathered for the dedication of a permanent tribute honoring the late go-go legend. »

Federal Judge Allows Busking at Metro Stations

Federal Judge Allows Busking at Metro Stations

Street performer Alex Young challenged Metro's rules that forbid buskers to perform at Metro stations. »

Corcoran Gallery Exhibits Now Free to Public

Corcoran Gallery Exhibits Now Free to Public

Admission to the Corcoran Gallery of Art is now free following culmination of court-approved deal that ends the Corcoran's life as an independent institution. »

Celebrate National Dog Day at a Dog-Friendly Hotel

Celebrate National Dog Day at a Dog-Friendly Hotel

National Dog Day is Tuesday, so why not pamper your pooch with a stay at a local pet-friendly hotel? »

Traditional Chinese Ceremony for Bao Bao's Birthday

Traditional Chinese Ceremony for Bao Bao's Birthday

Everyone's favorite panda cub, Bao Bao, turns one year-old this Saturday, and the Smithsonian National Zoo has a big day planned for her. »

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Pan-Seared Herb Crusted Salmon Recipe

Chef Daniel Thomas, the regional executive chef for the American Diabetes Association, stopped by News4 Midday to share one of his recipes. »

Revolutionary War TV Series Filming in Va.

Revolutionary War TV Series Filming in Va.

The American Heroes Channel is filming a three-part series in Virginia about the Revolutionary War. »

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

The Taste Prince Georges Food & Wine Festival is Saturday at Six Flags America, with entry to the theme park significantly discounted. »

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