Category Archives: WMATA

A German American Space at Gallery Place


The Gallery Pl-Chinatown Metro station is at the crossroads and the center of a million things, including several museums.  Within blocks of the three exits are the following museums and historic sites: the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait … Continue reading

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Lilycove at Shady Grove


Lilycove is not actually a real place anywhere near the Shady Grove Metro. Lilycove is a fictional city (with an art museum called the Lilycove Museum) in the imaginary world of Pokémon. The imaginary world of Pokémon, meanwhile, has recently … Continue reading

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A Literary Thrill at Rockville


I have previously written about VisArts (here) and Beall-Dawson House (here), two sites near the Rockville Metro station. Another point of interest is St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located right next to the Metro and MARC Train stations. The church’s cemetery … Continue reading

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Take a Book, Leave a Book at Twinbrook


I do not think of Twinbrook as a visitor destination, but rather as a place with various resources (commercial and otherwise) for the local community. The first time I ever used this Metro, I was shopping for fabric at Michaels … Continue reading

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Games and Excitement at White Flint


It is actually somewhat difficult to find something to say about things to do near the White Flint Metro Station, since it seems that most of the few reasons I have ever gone there have disappeared. There used to be … Continue reading

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Pause on the Path More at Grosvenor-Strathmore


Earlier this month was Slow Art Day: the day when participating museums choose five pieces of art that participating visitors will look at slowly – for five to ten minutes – and then discuss with other visitors over lunch. Some … Continue reading

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Valve Inventor at Medical Center


I was recently at the Medical Center-NIH Metro, with a little bit of time to fill before a doctor’s appointment nearby in Bethesda. I entered the National Institutes of Health campus and expressed interest in seeing the museum. The security … Continue reading

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