On Saturday afternoon, May 19th, the eyes of the sporting world will be on Baltimore, Maryland, where, at Pimlico Race Course, the Preakness Stakes will be run.
The Preakness Stakes is the second leg of the Triple Crown, horse racing’s most prominent series of tracks. The three-leg event begins with the Kentucky Derby, which was held two weeks ago in Louisville, Kentucky. That is followed by the Preakness, and the stretch closes with the Belmont Stakes in Long Island.
Many people insist the best way to spend New Year’s Eve is to go to Times Square in New York City. But why leave Washington, D.C. when there's plenty to do here!
In the greater Washington, D.C. area, there are many unique ways—different from what you may be used to—to ring in 2012.
School has been in session for almost a month and with that, opportunities for parents and kids to participate educational activities has dwindled.
Saturday presents the best chance for not just families, but everyone, to experience the wonderful museums Washington, D.C. and the surround areas have to offer.
As sister cities, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD have a healthy rivalry. The two towns, just 40 miles apart, argue about football teams, baseball stadiums and harbor areas. There is one aspect, though, where Baltimore undoubtedly surpasses DC and every other city in the nation: The National Aquarium.