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Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 05:38 PM EDT

'Phenomenal': Visitors Share How They Feel After Seeing African American Museum

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors to the public Saturday. News4 asked people to describe how they felt after touring the monumental museum. »

Natl' Book Festival at Convention Center This Sat.

Natl' Book Festival at Convention Center This Sat.

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is coming up this Saturday, and as usual, there's plenty of famous names on the roster, including Lois Lowry, Shonda Rhimes, Katherine Paterson and Jeffrey Toobin. »

Md. Nonprofit Turns Old Fire Hoses Into Toys for Animals

Md. Nonprofit Turns Old Fire Hoses Into Toys for Animals

Hose2Habitat provides zoos, sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers with toys and beds made from old hoses and other donated materials. »

4 Ways to Get to the African American History Museum

4 Ways to Get to the African American History Museum

The museum's long-anticipated opening will bring with it road closures and large crowds. »

Kyirisan Chef Tim Ma Shows How to Make Bao Buns

Chef Tim Ma's D.C. restaurant Kyirisan is now serving brunch. Ma and pastry chef Mollie Bird show News4's Eun Yang how to make steamed custard bao buns. »

You Can Now Visit Baby Orangutan at National Zoo

You Can Now Visit Baby Orangutan at National Zoo

For the first time in 25 years, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo welcomed a newborn Bornean orangutan earlier this month -- a baby keepers have named Redd. The zoo's Great Ape House reopened Tuesday morning,... »

By the Numbers: African American History Museum

By the Numbers: African American History Museum

Check out 10 quick facts and figures on the National Museum of African American History and Culture. »

Opening of Newest Smithsonian Just Days Away

We are counting down to the opening of the Smithsonian's newest museum. The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Saturday. News4's Barbara Harrison shares some of the most memorable... »

Road Trip! Richmond Folk Fest: Food, Music, Culture

Road Trip! Richmond Folk Fest: Food, Music, Culture

Celebrate the sounds of the season with the Richmond Folk Festival, coming up Oct. 7-9. »

PARK(ing) Day Turns Pavement Into Parks

PARK(ing) Day Turns Pavement Into Parks

A number of parking spaces were turned into miniature parks Friday in the District, Montgomery County, Arlington and Alexandria. PARK(ing) Day is meant to get people thinking about new ways to use open... »

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