VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The Cherry Blossom Festival chills commuters and visitors by crowding the streets and sidewalks near the Tidal Basin and jamming Metrorail. This year’s festival is scheduled to begin this coming Saturday and end April 11. Here’s a survival guide: Events Tourists might not be able to plan their visits based on […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The ground has been frozen under layers of snow. Daffodils are just now breaking the surface. The elm trees are two weeks late in starting to flower. And Washington’s hallowed cherry blossoms? A little banged up from the blizzards and wind and hampered by a lingering chill in the soil, but […]