So you're in D.C. for the inauguration. Now what?
Imagine Times Square on New Year's Eve or a baseball stadium letting out after the World Series. Although the nation's capital has seen plenty of historic moments, officials are predicting that nearly 2 million spectators will come to Washington, D.C., for Barack Obama's inauguration, making this potentially the highest influx of people the city has ever seen.
With giant crowds, strict security and lots of road closures, what's the best way to survive the inauguration? Rebecca Pawlowski, spokeswoman for Destination DC, the city's official convention and tourism office, stressed that people need to have "patience, resilience and flexibility." Read full article »