THINGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW ABOUT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL

For DC insiders, there’s a lot to this city –– there’s old and new architecture, an art scene, plenty of history, food and drinks to enjoy, culture abound, and so much more. To tourists, sometimes DC can seem less multidimensional –– they know our home for its monuments and cherry blossoms. And while yes, we’ve all seen the monuments, it’s safe to say there’s more to our city that meets they eye (or that goes in a tour book)…but that goes for the monuments, too. So what don’t you know about some of the cities most famous sights? You might be surprised. Here are some little-known facts about one of the most famous monuments here: The Lincoln Memorial. THINGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW ABOUT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL

BECOME A PLANETEER WITH THIS DC FOOD WASTE DROP-OFF PROGRAM

Did you know that in the US, 30%-40% of  food is wasted every year? That weighs in at about 240 pounds of food per person every year.

According to a report by the National Resources Defense Counsel last year, “…for a family of four, the money spent on food wasted could total from $1,365-$2,275.” BECOME A PLANETEER WITH THIS DC FOOD WASTE DROP-OFF PROGRAM

Capitol Hill \ˈka-pə-təl\ \ˈhil\ Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues.

Capitol Hill \ˈka-pə-təl\ \ˈhil\ Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues.