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Go Home Already: The State Department Is Now Promoting Mar-A-LagoOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: The State Department Is Now Promoting Mar-A-Lago Plus a mystery Japanese company is buying up D.C. real estate downtown, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Four Arrested During Weed Smoke-In On Capitol GroundsOpen in a New Window

Four Arrested During Weed Smoke-In On Capitol Grounds This follows eight arrests at a joint giveaway last Thursday. [ more › ]

 

As 5-Alarm Fire Rages, University Of Maryland Campus Closes EarlyOpen in a New Window

As 5-Alarm Fire Rages, University Of Maryland Campus Closes Early Due to poor air quality. [ more › ]

 

Area Developers Putting Bar Codes On Workers To Avoid Construction DelaysOpen in a New Window

Area Developers Putting Bar Codes On Workers To Avoid Construction Delays For about 20 current projects, WBJ reports. [ more › ]

 

Here Are The Final Four Pairs Of Names For Eaglet Voting ContestOpen in a New Window

Here Are The Final Four Pairs Of Names For Eaglet Voting Contest They may sound familiar if you've paid attention to past #NametheNestlings contests. [ more › ]

 

Biracial Brothers Are At Odds In Mosaic's 'Blood Knot'Open in a New Window

Biracial Brothers Are At Odds In Mosaic's 'Blood Knot' But this sharp play suffers from problematic casting. [ more › ]

 

Photos: Scenes And Signs From The March For ScienceOpen in a New Window

 
A soggy, nerdy, and enthusiastic defense of evidence-based policy making. [ more › ]

 

Dish of the Week: AranciniOpen in a New Window

Dish of the Week: Arancini Arancini are one of the most delectable Italian appetizers—fried balls of risotto, cheese, ragu, and vegetables. [ more › ]

 

Sock It To 'Em With This Deal On Happy SocksOpen in a New Window

Sock It To 'Em With This Deal On Happy Socks Consider yourself fashion savvy? Add the perfect finishing touches to any outfit with $40 of credit to Happy Socks for $24.99. [ more › ]

 

15 Of Our Favorite Events in D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

15 Of Our Favorite Events in D.C. This Week Use the Force, experience #realjazz, and more in this week's roundup of the area's most intriguing events. [ more › ]

 

Man Charged In Attempted Sex Assault In GeorgetownOpen in a New Window

Man Charged In Attempted Sex Assault In Georgetown The incident took place early Saturday morning. [ more › ]

 

Trump Scheduled A Rally The Same Night As The Correspondents' DinnerOpen in a New Window

Trump Scheduled A Rally The Same Night As The Correspondents' Dinner In Pennsylvania. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: MetroBus Gets Some LoveOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: MetroBus Gets Some Love Caps make it to the next round, questions about the mayor's new homelessness plan, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: A Chesapeake Lighthouse Has A Feminist HistoryOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: A Chesapeake Lighthouse Has A Feminist History A Virginia woman has been charged with allegedly self-inducing an abortion, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

'A Slap On The Wrist': The Two Pot Activists Charged After Joint Giveaway Are Feeling UpbeatOpen in a New Window

'A Slap On The Wrist': The Two Pot Activists Charged After Joint Giveaway Are Feeling Upbeat Six others were arrested but will not face charges. [ more › ]

 

Overheard in D.C.: The Big CityOpen in a New Window

Overheard in D.C.: The Big City One of the good things about other people visiting our fair city is that they get exposed to some new things. [ more › ]

 

Next Up In The March Of The Protest Marches: ScienceOpen in a New Window

Next Up In The March Of The Protest Marches: Science "To say that the march is political is really important. It's a chance for scientists and people who appreciate science to realize that politics explicitly affects what scientists are able to research and how science affects policy." [ more › ]

 

The Laughs Fly As Fast As The Bullets In 'Free Fire'Open in a New Window

The Laughs Fly As Fast As The Bullets In 'Free Fire'  But the staging and action geography leave a lot to be desired, making this feel like a hilarious play persistently interrupted by a middling crime thriller. [ more › ]

 

Video: Rescuer Scales Tree To Free An Eaglet Stuck In The National Arboretum NestOpen in a New Window

   
It might be back in its nest as soon as tonight. [ more › ]

 

Genuinely Disturbing Vampire Flick Marks Homecoming For A Local ProducerOpen in a New Window

Genuinely Disturbing Vampire Flick Marks Homecoming For A Local Producer Potomac-born producer Susan Leber returns to her microbudget roots after a series of high-profile indies. [ more › ]

 

H Street Corridor Chick-fil-A Gets May Opening DateOpen in a New Window

H Street Corridor Chick-fil-A Gets May Opening Date And details on how to win a free meal from the chicken purveyor each week for a year. [ more › ]

 

Driver Fatally Strikes Pedestrian Near U Street CorridorOpen in a New Window

Driver Fatally Strikes Pedestrian Near U Street Corridor The man was hit early yesterday morning and died from his injuries today. [ more › ]

 

Adams Morgan's New Sweet Science Coffee Is An Old World Establishment At HeartOpen in a New Window

 
As much as she tried to stay away, owner Sandra Wolter was drawn to all things coffee: the aromas, the flavors, the culture, the history. From that love, she finally opened her subterranean paean to coffee, Sweet Science. [ more › ]

 

'Fun Home' Brings Alison Bechdel's Comic To Raw And Raucous LifeOpen in a New Window

'Fun Home' Brings Alison Bechdel's Comic To Raw And Raucous Life See what the fuss is about with this surprisingly relatable musical. [ more › ]

 

How to Eat Your Way Through D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

How to Eat Your Way Through D.C. This Week It's the season for tasting events. Though, on second thought, maybe that is every season. It's also a week for sipping whiskey cocktails and beer and finding out who the best gay bartender around is. [ more › ]

 

Old Metro Rail Car Is Getting Turned Into Kiosks Near GrosvenorOpen in a New Window

Old Metro Rail Car Is Getting Turned Into Kiosks Near Grosvenor Developers will use the shell of the car for kiosks, the chairs as outdoor seating, and leftover metal for art installations. [ more › ]

 

These CES-Honored Noise Cancelling Headphones Are Back At 73% OffOpen in a New Window

These CES-Honored Noise Cancelling Headphones Are Back At 73% Off Life is all about choice, and these industry-approved headphones boast 3-Stage Technology, allowing you to select between three unique listening modes: passive audio, bass enhanced, or active noise cancellation. [ more › ]

 

For Its 50th Birthday, The Folklife Festival Is Going To The CircusOpen in a New Window

For Its 50th Birthday, The Folklife Festival Is Going To The Circus One of the city's most beloved and long-standing traditions is turning 50 with programming on two themes: "Circus Arts" and "On The Move: Migration Across Generations." [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: Marion Barry's Eight-Foot Statue Takes FormOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Marion Barry's Eight-Foot Statue Takes Form Plus a Georgetown law professor on his former life as a bank robber, the ongoing saga of the Ward 1 shelter site, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Comet Ping Pong Owner Reflects On PizzagateOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Comet Ping Pong Owner Reflects On Pizzagate Plus, Post editorial board rails on Brandon Todd, protests are costing D.C. a pretty penny, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

D.C.'s First Hub For Minority Entrepreneurs Opened ThursdayOpen in a New Window

D.C.'s First Hub For Minority Entrepreneurs Opened Thursday The Inclusive Innovation Incubator supports minority entrepreneurs and people who provide resources to underserved communities. [ more › ]

 

Go To The 'Lost City Of Z' At The Movies This WeekOpen in a New Window

Go To The 'Lost City Of Z' At The Movies This Week And revisit Hyattsville Holiday with the Langley Punks. [ more › ]

 

We Might Be Rid Of Chaffetz Sooner Than 2018Open in a New Window

We Might Be Rid Of Chaffetz Sooner Than 2018 "I haven’t ruled out the possibility of leaving early," he told WSJ. [ more › ]

 

Report: Land Rovers And Acuras Are The Most Searched Car Brands In D.C.Open in a New Window

Report: Land Rovers And Acuras Are The Most Searched Car Brands In D.C. Meanwhile, in 2016 (and 2013) we were searching most frequently for Smart Cars, according to an analysis of Google Trends. [ more › ]

 

Metro's GM: The System Needs $15.5 Billion And A New Business PlanOpen in a New Window

Metro's GM: The System Needs $15.5 Billion And A New Business Plan "If we don't do something, we know the slide we’re on," Paul Wiedefeld said. "It will get steeper and deeper." [ more › ]

 

[UPDATE] Weed Giveaway Near The Capitol Ends In ArrestsOpen in a New Window

[UPDATE] Weed Giveaway Near The Capitol Ends In Arrests "Things got a little interesting right now." [ more › ]

 

Weekend Picks: 19 Things To Do In And Around D.C.Open in a New Window

Weekend Picks: 19 Things To Do In And Around D.C. Show some love to Mother Earth and the scientists who study her, eat some shellfish for a cause, drink a few beers, and see a documentary about a D.C. LGBTQ youth gang. [ more › ]

 

New Downtown Ramp To 1-395 Expected To Ease Traffic CongestionOpen in a New Window

New Downtown Ramp To 1-395 Expected To Ease Traffic Congestion The opening of the Massachusetts Avenue portal also accomplishes a major goal for the forthcoming Capitol Crossing complex. [ more › ]

 

Photos: New History Of Cannabis Museum Is First Of Its Kind On The East CoastOpen in a New Window

 
Ironically, it's one of the rare places in D.C. that does not, even a little, smell like weed. [ more › ]

 

Secret Service Permanently Closes Sidewalk Near The White HouseOpen in a New Window

Secret Service Permanently Closes Sidewalk Near The White House Following a series fence-jumping incidents, Secret Service placed a new restriction on the sidewalk near the White House's south fence. [ more › ]