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101st Robert J. Collier Trophy Presentation "Celebrating Aerospace's Contributions to America and the World" was done in real style!! With the winner -- the Boeing 787 Dreamliner -- standing proudly on display outside Signature Flight Support's Historic Hangar 7 at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
There are thousands and thousands of people who benefit and lives that you save from the ravages of breast cancer right here in our area when you take part in the Susan G. Komen Global race for the Cure June 2nd on the National Mall.
The Prince William County Arts Council's Art's Alive!!" was a huge success with all kinds of arts on display and for sale as well as the 2012 Kathleen K. Seefeldt Award Recipients.
Metro has fired a track worker because of a recent derailment at the Rosslyn Station.
WTOP's Kristi King gets reaction in Alexandria, Va.
Yes, there is more than the one on the Mall. That is when you count the Washington Monument Awards Luncheon from the Alzheimer's Association National Capitol Area Chapter.
The Kennedy Center's week-long "Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America" festival thru May 12. It means street arts of all kinds -- all about town -- including large-scale spectacles, street musicians, parade culture, puppetry, circus arts, chalk drawings, clowning, and more are invading DC neighborhoods with pop-up performances and events this week and they are all FREE!! You can watch the act that kicked it all off Mucca Pazza by clicking here.
Young professionals can do it, too. And they helped raise $600,000 for the Trust for the National Mall at the 4th Annual Ball on the Mall.
but for fun and fund raising. It was the Inaugural Children's Ball for Imagination Stage in Bethesda. A big formal party for the little ones and a chance to see "Rapunzel" now extended thru May 26
for and at the Kennedy Center, the Spring Gala is all about raising big bucks for the center's education programs. And it was done in style.
The 2012 Hearts Delight Wine Tasting and Auction is now in the books and probably lots of diaries (wine and otherwise) but it was all for the American Heart Association. Listen right below this to hear what you should know about wine!
and even translate into party plans as we learned from Susan Lacz, the owner and CEO of Ridgewells catering.
Priest Mary-Marguerite Kohn was found in critical condition after being shot at St. Peter's Church in Ellicott City.
An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall, the museum complex announced Thursday.
WTOP's David Burd reports.
George Wallace, WTOP Sports reporter
The escape of a high-profile Chinese dissident, who may be in the care of U.S. diplomats, could be the biggest test for U.S./China relations in 20 years.
someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Bob Madigan, WTOP's Man About Town, will host the Washington Monuments Luncheon on Tuesday, May 8 at the Grand Hyatt. Please make plans to attend as they pay tribute to the Honorable Don Bandler and Mrs. Jane Bandler; Donald Larrabee; Mark Shriver; Dr. Scott Turner; Sunrise Senior Living; and TerpSys.
A new and startling fact: one in seven individuals with Alzheimer's lives alone. Half have no identifiable caregiver, which exposes them to higher risks, including inadequate self-care, malnutrition, untreated medical conditions, falls, wandering, and accidental deaths.
A Metro bus driver who made headlines on Monday for having viral meningitis never had the virus, officials said Friday.
Maryland's high court has found swabbing arrestees' cheeks for DNA to be unconstitutional and the state's attorney general is expected to give police departments some direction on the ruling.