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Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. It's an adorable animal that belongs to a grouping of large creatures that include dogs, cats and bears.
Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.
The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of a pair of Sumatran tiger cubs, a critically endangered species. There are only 500 Sumatran tigers both in captivity and in the wild, so these two additions are extra special.
Hibiscus and orchid cupcakes, fried green tomato sandwiches and cucumber cups with shrimp ceviche. These are all the edible ways in which the National Museum of American History is celebrating food with the public this summer.
Smithsonian's National Zoo celebrated Global Tiger Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to honor the endangered animals who are facing dwindling habitats and poaching.
Hungry for an exciting summer weekend? Don't let the heat -- and looming chance for potential thunder storms -- keep you inside. There's plenty going on in, and around, D.C. throughout the weekend, including live music, food and film events.
It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.
The Smithsonian Institution is seeking a contractor to install and operate an "innovative, technologically advanced, user-friendly, first-class, innovation themed" 4-D theater, or a simulator, or a hybrid version of the two, in the Arts & Industries Building, currently closed for a long-needed overhaul.
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