WASHINGTON, DC is in its prime, as a city and as a gay destination. Its evolving culinary, art and culture scenes can compete with the major metropolitan players and is crowding out its fading reputation as a crime capital. Welcome to DC, the hip, foodie, art hub with a whole lot of history. In April 2015, the natural wonder of the city converges with its bloody past, when the city’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival and the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination align for special events, exhibits and the best natural show in town. The festival runs March 21-April 12, and is among the best for glorious cherry blossoms.
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