Archive for April, 2014

‘Lady Bird’ tunnels below Washington

Into the ground ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 14 Peering down a dizzying 100-plus feet into the man-made abyss. Darr Beiser, Natalie diBlasio and I descended 100 feet below the ground in southeast Washington recently, then traveled over a mile on rail to reach the tunnel-digging phenomenon “Ladybird.” The 440-foot long, alien-like machine […]

Then and now

On Feb. 11, 1964, The Fab Four performed their first concert in America to a packed crowd of more than 8,000 screaming fans, mostly teenagers, on a blustery, snowy night in the nation’s capital. Just two nights after their introduction to the country on The Ed Sullivan Show, the foursome rocked the Washington Coliseum with […]

It was 50 years ago: Beatles’ first U.S. concert

On Feb. 11, 1964, The Fab Four performed their first concert in America to a packed crowd of more than 8,000 screaming fans, mostly teenagers, on a blustery, snowy night in the nation’s capital. Just two nights after their introduction to the country on The Ed Sullivan Show, the foursome rocked the Washington Coliseum with […]


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