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Street Color: The Washington DC Turkish Festival

Street Color: The Washington DC Turkish Festival

Late spring and early fall are when Washington is at its best, and street festivals certainly contribute to this. One of my favorite local traditions is coming up: the DC Turkish Festival, held every year in late September, an explosion of colors, tastes, and sounds. The Festival is held across from Freedom Plaza, on Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens: The Lotus Season

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens: The Lotus Season

Did you know that July is the lotus season in DC? Last week, I wrote about my late-June stroll through the serene and beautiful Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, “where water and wind dance,” and the lotus ponds were just beginning their bloom. This weekend, I went back for the park’s Lotus and Water Lily Festival. Ponds upon ponds of … Continue reading