Search form

WETA Neighborhoods

WETA NeighborhoodsThe Washington region is full of distinctive neighborhoods, each with a different tempo, focus and style. These video segments explore the fascinating people, places and history of neighborhoods in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

WETA Neighborhoods video segments are broadcast periodically on TV 26. Check out some of the samples below. To watch all the WETA Neighborhoods videos grouped by neighborhood, visit our video portal.

WETA Neighborhoods

Blues Alley

Blues Alley

Visit Blues Alley, a nationally renowned jazz supper club where greats such as Dizzy Gillespie and local favorite Eva Cassidy once played.

Watch now →
La Comunidad Latina

La Comunidad Latina

Historically home to a small concentration of Latino residents, Adams Morgan's Spanish-speaking population exploded in the 1980s. WETA explores how Adams Morgan has become the center of the Latino community in the District.

Watch now →
Spytown

Spytown

Discover the favorite haunts of spies. From clandestine meetings to fleeing KGB defectors, Georgetown is where it happened.

Watch now →
A Spirited Past

A Spirited Past

Discover how a medical loophole during Prohibition led a local pharmacist, Doc Eisenberg, to establish a family business that remains to this day a fixture in the Glover Park community.

Watch now →
Adams Morgan History

Adams Morgan History

Until the late 19th century, the hills above the City of Washington were nothing but farmland and country estates. WETA describes the transformation of Adams Morgan into an urban hot spot and explains how Adams Morgam got its name.

Watch now →
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Explore the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on the Potomac, which is today a national historical park and recreational destination.

Watch now →
Art on the Avenue

Art on the Avenue

The annual Del Ray Art on the Avenue festival showcases the work of more than 300 artisans and craftspeople. In this segment, artists and residents talk about their culturally rich neighborhood.

Watch now →

Connect with WETA

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest