Happy Independence Day from the District!

Happy July 4th from Washington, D.C.

Here’s a view of the national fireworks, seen from the Kalorama neighborhood. Kalorama means “beautiful view” in Greek – and it certainly was.

The national fireworks, seen from the Kalorama neighborhood.

 

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4 thoughts on “Happy Independence Day from the District!

  1. MD July 6, 2012 / 3:32 pm

    And what about the historic bourbon punch recipe? 🙂

    • Historic District July 7, 2012 / 10:57 am

      Here’s an interesting recipe recreating the Orange Punch that was reportedly served in tubs at Andrew Jackson’s inaugural reception, to lure the unruly mobs out of the White House before they trashed it:

      http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123215760361192597.html

      Some say it was whiskey punch though, and I think I like ours much better!

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