Around Town

Imminent Bloom of Titan Arum at U.S. Botanic Garden

Posted July 12th, 2013 by rebeccathomas in Around Town, Living

As a mother to a toddler son, my days are filled with plenty of stink. So why am I stalking the U.S. Botanic Garden—both the physical location, right down the hill from where I live and the organization’s web site—for updates about the imminent bloom of the titan arum (Amorphophallus […]

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Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Lotus and Water Lily Festival

Posted July 12th, 2013 by Aimee in Around Town, Living

There are many hidden gems in the DC-metro area, but I don’t think any is more hidden and more of a gem than the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. Located in northeast, DC, south of Route 50, the Baltimore-Washington Park and Kenilworth Avenue intersection, you may feel certain that you’ve made a […]

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