Welcome to Around the Mall

Introducing Around the Mall—a new Smithsonian.com blog covering scenes and sightings from the Smithsonian museums and beyond

Introducing Around the Mall—a new Smithsonian.com blog covering scenes and sightings from the Smithsonian museums and beyond.

About the primary bloggers:

Beth Py-Lieberman, associate editor for Smithsonian magazine, has reported on the Institution for more than two decades.

Jess Blumberg has written for Inc. magazine, The Daily Record, Baltimore magazine, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore's City Paper.

Megan Gambino, editorial assistant for Smithsonian magazine, has covered the arts scene for a Vermont weekly and has written for Outside and Outside's GO.

Other magazine contributors will post, too.