Entries Tagged as 'inauguration'

The Moment – with Lincoln looking on

January 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Inauguration 2009

The significance of the Inauguration was not lost on its planners, with large screen televisions spread throughout The Mall, including parts that were not necessarily on the minds of most of the folks in town for the events. While an estimated 2 million in the main crowd shot, I thought maybe it would be nice […]

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Obama Inspired Art in Georgetown

January 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Inauguration 2009

So besides finally realizing that the throngs of people are starting to arrive here in town, I’ve also found some very interesting free activities that have been available to visitors over the weekend. This exhibit closes tonight, but thanks to the fun of the web, and The Terminal’s YouTube channel, portions of it will live […]

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Yesterday’s scene in DC

January 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Timetable

I”m a little slow in posting videos, especially since this is the first one we’ve ever done as a website. Hopefully the scene explains why our coverage is including DC’s events. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/EdJhf5muAtY" width="400" height="329" wmode="transparent" /] If you want to help cover events back in Birmingham or here in DC, drop us a line […]

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The Hub’s in DC

January 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments · From the Stationmaster

The Capitol gets ready for Tuesday

  Photo: The Capitol prepares for the Inauguration of Barack Obama. acnatta/Flickr Well, I’ve actually been in the Nation’s Capitol since Friday evening – and I’m going to be here through early Wednesday morning. The city’s been buzzing since I drove in during the evening rush and the energy is just continuing to rise as […]

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Your DC Inaugurational traffic warning

January 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Events

We’re aware that many of you will be watching the Inauguration from your home or from Boutwell Auditorium on January 20. Yours truly will actually be in the Nation’s Capital for the event (along with an estimated 2 million others) attempting to write for both The Terminal and my personal blog. For those of you […]

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City plans inauguration event for Kelly Ingram Park

November 21st, 2008 · Comments Off · Election '08

One point that few people have brought up so far is that the nation will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. just one day before it formally swears in its first African-American president (King’s actual birth date is January 15). Now, considering how difficult it is to find […]

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