Mar 18, 2014
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By Timothy Persinko

Your 2011 Cherry Blossom Pics

NBC Washington readers share their photos. See Full Gallery

Mar 14, 2012
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By Carissa DiMargo

Blossom-Inspired Buying

The blossoms are still going strong -- time to find your spring gear. See Full Gallery

Apr 10, 2011

Events on Final Day of Blossom Festival

Events on Final Day of Blossom Festival

Your last chance to enjoy the festivities around the Tidal Basin.

Apr 9, 2011

Cherry Blossom Festival Street Closures

Cherry Blossom Festival Street Closures

Some streets in downtown D.C. will be closed Saturday for National Cherry Blossom Festival events.

Apr 8, 2011

Cherry Blossom Parade Will Go On

Cherry Blossom Parade Will Go On

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will go on as planned, regardless of if there's a government shutdown.

Apr 8, 2011

Will a Federal Shutdown Shut Down the Cherry Blossom Parade?

Will a Federal Shutdown Shut Down the Cherry Blossom Parade?

The Cherry Blossom Festival hopes to throw a parade regardless of a shutdown.

Apr 5, 2011

Cherry Blossom-Inspired Dishes and Drinks

Cherry Blossom-Inspired Dishes and Drinks

The blossoms are pretty, but how will you consume them?

Mar 20, 2015
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By Carissa DiMargo

2011 Cherry Blossom Scrapbook

Check out the latest in adorable-flower photography. See Full Gallery

Apr 4, 2011

Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting

Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting

An annual tradition that accompanies the Cherry Blossom Festival took place today along the Tidal Basin.

Mar 29, 2011

Cold Temps May Extend Blossom Bloom

Cold Temps May Extend Blossom Bloom

The chilly temperatures maybe a blessing for the blossoms at the Tidal Basin.

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