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June 4, 2012

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland Gets Lost in 19th Century Anacostia

This is a guest post by John (from The Lion of Anacostia), cross-posted here. While trying to confirm President Hayes visited Douglass at Cedar Hill, I came across this news item telling of President Grover Cleveland (the 22nd and, later, the 24th President) and his trusted...

Michael Jordan on court at career finale

Michael Jordan Lands in D.C.

If you were living in D.C. in the fall of 2001, this was a big deal … although, there was a certain undertone of skepticism. Could he still play at the same level, despite being 38? Michael Jordan gave the...

B-29 Superfortress in flight (Wikipedia)

Three Things You Didn’t Know About National Airport

The popular “Three Things…” post about Dulles Airport prompted me to give equal treatment to our other local, older and much more convenient airport: National Airport (not Reagan National Airport, thank you very much). Actually, the airport was once known...