Artist Tsedaye Makonnen performed an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at Zenebech restaurant in Shaw on October 2, 2016

Artist Tsedaye Makonnen performed an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at Zenebech restaurant in Shaw on October 2, 2016

How An Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Sparked Conversation About Changes in Shaw

Today marks the last day in business for Zenebech, one of the most popular and longstanding Ethiopian restaurants in D.C. The closing is a loss for those who visited the spot…
A tractor lays sod as part of the $40 million renovation of the National Mall.

A tractor lays sod as part of the $40 million renovation of the National Mall.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The National Mall’s New Lawn

After years of being “loved to death” by visitors from around the world (33 million on particularly busy years) the National Mall has undergone a $40 million makeover. The National…
The hat of the year.

The hat of the year.

How Objects Tell The Story Of The Presidential Election

For anyone living through this year’s election, the number of historic and oftentimes absurd moments seem so extreme in their outlandishness that they will likely be impossible to forget. Still, no…

WAMU’s Guide To The 2016 National Book Festival

It’s almost here! The most wonderful day of the year for the region’s – and nation’s – book lovers. On Saturday, September 24, the 16th annual Library of Congress National…
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