Saturday, January 19, 2013
From Metro closures and changes to where to eat and how to stay warm, Patch has you covered.
While Monday's crowds may not be as intense as in 2009, when an estimated 1.8 million people came to DC for President Barack Obama’s inauguration, there’s still a lot of info you need to know to survive the day. From Metro closures and changes to where to eat and how to stay warm, Patch has you covered. Transportation Check out Patch’s inauguration travel guide. Metro — Some metro stations will be closed, and some bus routes will be detoured. See our guide to taking Metro this weekend. Then, read ‘What’s Up with the Metro: Inauguration Edition’ and watch this video from Metro to be fully informed and prepared. Driving — Driving is definitely not recommended. If you’re still thinking about driving downtown, be prepared to sit in traffic and…
Everything you need to know about this weekend's festivities.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Metro, the Secret Service, the official inauguration committee and others are on Twitter to help you navigate the 2013 presidential inauguration weekend.
Twitter can be a great way to get information on the go about inauguration weather, traffic, Metro transit, events and more on inauguration weekend. President Barack Obama's second inauguration is this Monday, Jan. 21. He'll be sworn in privately on Sunday. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up a list of Twitter accounts you may want to follow if you’re heading into Washington for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, the parade, balls or any related events that weekend. Del Ray Patch is on Twitter, too! Follow @delraypatch for local news and info on inauguration day and beyond. WMATA – Metro Rail and Bus @wmata - The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority’s official Twitter account. @metroinaug - WMATA has also …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Hop aboard for free to see how the news channel plans to cover the presidential inauguration.
News channel C-SPAN is bringing its bus to the Old Town Farmers' Market Saturday. Visitors to the market are invited to hop on board the bus and view the tools and resources the channel plans to use for its coverage of Inauguration Day as well as get more information about its new First Ladies series premiering in February. The bus will be open—and it's free—from 9:30 a.m. to noon in front of City Hall. For the quickest updates, "like" Del Ray Patch on Facebook and follow @delraypatch on Twitter. Interested in getting Del Ray Patch directly into your inbox each morning? Learn more about our daily newsletter.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Kicking off inaugural weekend and lasting for 10 days, more than 50 eateries are offering $35 three-course dinners or $35 dinners for two.
Alexandria is celebrating the upcoming presidential inauguration with a special edition of Restaurant Week. Kicking off inaugural weekend and lasting for 10 days, Jan. 18 -27, Alexandria’s presidential hotspots and more than 50 eateries are offering $35 three-course dinners or $35 dinners for two. According to the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association, Alexandria’s presidential culinary connections include: Barack Obama and the First Family — Several of the Obamas' Alexandria eateries are participating in Restaurant Week.
Del Ray Pizzeria – Featuring presidential pies enjoyed by President Barack Obama.
The Majestic – Chef Shannon Overmiller presents selections from the first family’s menu for Michelle’s mother’s birthday, …