1990s

Here's a cool photo sent in by one of our GoDC readers, Carol. Thanks for sharing this! I know of one former Tomb Guard who might be able to fill us in on why they were located at the bottom of the st...

Marion Barry arrested by the FBI

Sometimes the story behind the story is almost as sensational as the original news. Nearly everyone remembers when former Mayor Marion Barry was arrested for possession and use of crack cocaine bac...

Joe Gibbs in 1992

Sportscaster Steve Buckhantz is best known as the long-time TV play-by-play voice for the Washington Wizards. But in early 1993, when he was sports director at WTTG-TV (Channel 5), he scored one of...

aerial view of the White House looking north - 1990

Here's a shot that's probably impossible to get today -- unless you're flying on Marine One. Source: Library of Congress

Welcome to Groundhog Day! We've been through this before and it didn't work out well for one of the sides. Plus, they even based an episode of the West Wing on what happened. Who plays Ted Cruz when t...

Rayful Edmond

If you don't remember or know who Rayful Edmond was, you need to watch this full-length movie. He was the king of the crack-fueled, drug-dealing days of the 1980s. If you don't have time for the whol...

Basement below east terraces. 3 June 1991. - Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

We were unaware. This is pretty cool, and it would be so cool to check it out. Have any GoDCers been lucky enough to visit the basement of the Lincoln Memorial? Source: Library of Congress Sourc...

The Mayflower Hotel

Source: Library of Congress The "Grande Dame of Washington" has seen so much history that it's difficult to do a post listing just three bit of trivia. Nevertheless, the building that has seen ...

William Jefferson Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton play catch in the Rose Garden. They are practicing for upcoming opening pitch ceremonies that both of them will participate in. 4/3/94.

What an awesome candid shot of Bill and Hillary Clinton throwing a baseball in the Rose Garden on April 3rd, 1994. They're practicing for the Opening Day ceremonies they were going to participate in t...

Apple Store in Georgetown

If you have an iPhone, iPad or any other Apple product, chances are, you've set foot in an Apple Store ... and if you live in Georgetown, it was likely the one at 1229 Wisconsin Ave. NW. I long ago...

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