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Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 23rd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony – A Great Success!

The Union Station holiday extravaganza and 23rd annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony took place on December 3, 2019. A consortium of partners, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Washington Performing Arts, Union Station, and exclusive media partner WHUR 96.3 FM, presented the Norwegian holiday tree to the people of Washington, DC. On behalf of […]

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Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 23rd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony

The holiday season is upon us once again. So, what better way to kick off the festivities than to attend the Union Station holiday extravaganza and 23rd annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, December 3rd? At 6:00 pm in the Main Hall of Union Station, a consortium of partners, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American […]

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Berlin Wall Exhibit at Union Station

From November 6 to 12, 2019, there was a Berlin Wall exhibit at Union Station, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the display outlined the history of the wall and highlighted stories of individuals who perished trying to cross it.

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Berlin Wall Exhibit

From November 6 to 12, 2019, there will be a Berlin Wall exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. The display, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The exhibit will feature six panels depicting the history of the wall and […]

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Performances at Union Station – September and October 2019

There were some wonderful, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in September and October 2019. The Imaoikiruhito (people living in the now) Resonance Harmony Group, comprised of singers from Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, and Kanagawa, performed a number of great songs in Japanese on September 12th. On October 18, 2019, the Salvation Army choir […]

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DC Public Library goDigital LIVE Fair – A Huge Success!

On September 5, 2019, the DC Public Library (DCPL), the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Connect.DC (the District’s Digital Inclusion Initiative), and DJs EZ Street and Stretch Garrett of WHUR Radio hosted a goDigital LIVE Fair in Union Station’s Main Hall. At this wonderful, free, public event, organized in collaboration with USRC, people were able to sample music, videos, audiobooks, and more via touchscreen […]

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Entrance from Massachusetts Avenue NE Reopening

After Labor Day, the access from Massachusetts Avenue NE to Union Station will reopen. Drivers will once again be able to enter the Union Station Parking Garage and rental car area from the southeast. Additionally, drivers will notice new signage indicating they may access the cell phone waiting and kiss and ride lots. This entrance […]

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DC Public Library goDigital LIVE Fair

On Thursday, September 5th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, the DC Public Library, the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Connect.DC (the District’s Digital Inclusion Initiative), and DJ EZ Street of WHUR Radio will be hosting a goDigital LIVE Fair in Union Station’s Main Hall. At this great, free, public event, organized in collaboration with USRC, people will be able to sample music, videos, audiobooks, and […]

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Union Station YouTube Channel Launched

USRC is happy to announce that we launched a YouTube channel for Union Station. The channel features the following playlists:• Historic Union Station• Union Station Events (videos of past public events, such as orchestra, band, choir, and dance performances)• Union Station Restoration Projects• External Events• Transportation• Around the Neighborhood If you have videos of events in the station that you think would be good additions […]

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Travelers Aid Relocating to the Union Station Parking Garage

Thanks to a collaborative effort with USRC, the Travelers Aid information desk is relocating to the Union Station Parking Garage Bus Deck information pavilion and will be reopening on July 26, 2019. Previously located in the Claytor Concourse, the information desk, which had operated at Union Station for more than 100 years, closed on April […]

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