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Since it’s America’s birthday today, we thought it would be fitting to publish a special edition of I Heart My City to celebrate the best things about the nation’s capital and National Geographic’s home city. Here’s a mash-up of our favorite things about living in “the District.”

Elvis is in the Building

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Elvis’s birth, and fans of the King are celebrating accordingly. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., unveils their newest exhibit, “Echoes of Elvis” today, which explores how the iconography of the legendary crooner continues to be relevant in contemporary culture. The exhibit features everything from portraits and golden…