Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bonus Army eviction in 1932 (Wikipedia)

If you're fortunate enough to be participating in WABA's "Down the Tubes" ride tomorrow, the last stop on your journey is going to be...

O Street pumping station (JDLand)

Your second major stop on the WABA "Down the Tubes" bicycle ride on Sunday is going to be the O Street Pumping Station, down...

Bryant Street pumping station (Wikipedia)

You may or may not be aware of this, but it you're part of the latter group, listen up. WABA (aka, the Washington Area...

Murder Bay in 1855 (Smithsonian)

The old neighborhood of Murder Bay intrigues me -- I'm sure the name itself piques your macabre interest -- and have seen a couple...

Real estate advertisement from 1920 (Washington Times)

I'm sure anyone would like rent of $42.50. This advertisement from 1920 is making a strong argument for Washingtonians to buy an apartment. "Owning your...

Walter Reed Army Hospital flu ward circa 1919 (Shorpy)

I was researching a couple of stories and I came across an article that was so sad that I had to share it with...

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Here's another interesting video, giving you some history you probably don't know. I'm also guessing a number of you work in or near this...

Greg Joly, Washington Capitals #1 (overall) draft pick in 1974

It was to be expected that the Caps would suck in their first year. It was the team's first year in D.C and the...

Takoma Theater in the 1980s (WAMU)

This is a guest post by Jason (aka, @MidAtlanticBias) At the top of our fair city sits a nearly 100 year old movie theatre. Until this post, I...

Flag of Ireland

St. Patrick's Day has come and gone, but that is only the climax of the love affair between our country and The Emerald Isle. Everyone...

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