On Friday, the East Wing of the National Gallery of Art will reopen after a three-year renovation. And on Saturday, the museum’s Terrace Cafe (Madison Drive and Fourth Street Northwest) will open with food prepared by Starr Catering Group, which runs restaurants in other East Coast museums. (Starr is taking over the restaurants in the National Gallery.) The cafe will serve baked goods and prepackaged grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, priced from $8 to $10.
During a week in and around London, The Washington Times was graciously granted press tours of some of the bounty in greater England thanks to Viator, a TripAdvisor tour-brokering firm that creates ambitious-yet-satisfying day trips. First excursion, run by the extremely professional folks at Evan Evans: the royal family’s “other home,” Windsor Castle, the ancient Roman town of Bath and, predating even the Druids, the mysterious rock sculpture, fashioned over thousands of years, known as Stonehenge.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke detained a drunk and disorderly passenger who personally berated him aboard an American Airlines flight over the weekend.
Stuttgart, birthplace of the automobile, is a city of contrasts, a combination of the old and new.
More than seven years after an airline captain saved 155 lives by ditching his crippled airliner in the Hudson River, now the basis of a new movie, most of the safety recommendations stemming from the accident haven’t been carried out.