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Anti-Semitic Incidents In D.C. Rose By More Than 45 Percent This Year, Per The ADLOpen in a New Window

Anti-Semitic Incidents In D.C. Rose By More Than 45 Percent This Year, Per The ADL Around the country, the ADL saw anti-Semitic incidents surge 67 percent. [ more › ]

 

House Democrats Sue To Get D.C. Trump Hotel RecordsOpen in a New Window

House Democrats Sue To Get D.C. Trump Hotel Records “This lawsuit is not just about a hotel in Washington D.C.,” says the Democratic ranking member of the House Oversight Committee. [ more › ]

 

Georgetown's Graduate Students Move To UnionizeOpen in a New Window

Georgetown's Graduate Students Move To Unionize "Forming a union is a way for us to have collective voice, and for Georgetown to live up to its highest Jesuit values," says one graduate student. [ more › ]

 

Samurai Revenge And Art World Satire Top Your Movie Picks This WeekOpen in a New Window

Samurai Revenge And Art World Satire Top Your Movie Picks This Week Popcorn & Candy is DCist's selective and subjective guide to some of the most interesting movies playing around town in the coming week [ more › ]

 

Here's Where To Bring Your Soon-To-Be Rotting PumpkinsOpen in a New Window

Here's Where To Bring Your Soon-To-Be Rotting Pumpkins There are seven separate "Pumpkin Rescue" locations on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. [ more › ]

 

Republic Restoratives Is Pouring D.C.'s First Apple BrandyOpen in a New Window

Republic Restoratives Is Pouring D.C.'s First Apple Brandy Local distillery Republic Restoratives is going from orchard to glass with its latest spirit, a take on an American apple brandy. [ more › ]

 

The Best Ways To Get Local News In D.C.Open in a New Window

The Best Ways To Get Local News In D.C. Aside from us, of course. [ more › ]

 

Will The Hyperloop, Maglev, Or Good Old-Fashioned Trains Finally Bring High-Speed Rail To D.C.?Open in a New Window

Will The Hyperloop, Maglev, Or Good Old-Fashioned Trains Finally Bring High-Speed Rail To D.C.? While Elon Musk's Hyperloop project has hype on its side, The Northeast Maglev and Amtrak have their own plans to bring high-speed rail from D.C. to the Northeast. [ more › ]

 

Meet Some Of D.C.'s Hometown Fashion DesignersOpen in a New Window

Meet Some Of D.C.'s Hometown Fashion Designers The group of local fashion designers who are creating and selling clothes in the District is fierce but small. [ more › ]

 

The Bird Will Offer $5 'Moscow Muellers' Whenever There's A Trump-Related IndictmentOpen in a New Window

The Bird Will Offer $5 'Moscow Muellers' Whenever There's A Trump-Related Indictment The Bird has gotten political in the past, too. [ more › ]

 

16 Of Our Favorite Events in D.C. This WeekendOpen in a New Window

16 Of Our Favorite Events in D.C. This Weekend Party in space, see two different comics, sit in a Goddess Circle, or be that person who gets all their Christmas shopping done early (no judgment - well, kind of). Just don’t forget to set those clocks back an hour come Sunday. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: D.C.'s Oldest Cab Drivers Are Still Behind The Wheel, For NowOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: D.C.'s Oldest Cab Drivers Are Still Behind The Wheel, For Now Plus, the little-known history of Fort Reno, a photograph at Howard University goes viral, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

This Simple App Keeps Prying Eyes Out Of Your WebcamOpen in a New Window

This Simple App Keeps Prying Eyes Out Of Your Webcam With how sophisticated hacking attacks and malware are these days, you can't do enough to secure your devices — that includes your webcam camera. Camera Guard 2 Pro is a comprehensive solution that helps block any invasive attempts to access your webcam camera or microphone. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Adorably Costumed Kids Take The Citizenship OathOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Adorably Costumed Kids Take The Citizenship Oath And other leftover Halloween cuteness. [ more › ]

 

Video: 'Poetic Beauty' Of Metro Stations Seen Through Rare Timelapse FootageOpen in a New Window

Video: 'Poetic Beauty' Of Metro Stations Seen Through Rare Timelapse Footage "It bothers me that people are so negative about Metro when really, it's such an incredible space." [ more › ]

 

MPD Disciplines Officer, Two Supervisors Over Grim Reaper T-ShirtOpen in a New Window

MPD Disciplines Officer, Two Supervisors Over Grim Reaper T-Shirt That concludes the investigation of the case. [ more › ]

 

Your Sh!tty D.C. Horoscope For NovemberOpen in a New Window

Your Sh!tty D.C. Horoscope For November These horoscopes are grounded more in petty revenge than they are in any understanding of the astrological happenings in this vast universe. But then again, so are most of your actions. [ more › ]

 

Kusama Helps The Hirshhorn Hit One Million Visitors This YearOpen in a New Window

Kusama Helps The Hirshhorn Hit One Million Visitors This Year For the first time in more than 30 years. [ more › ]

 

There Will Be 30 Minute Wait Times On The Red And Orange Lines This WeekendOpen in a New Window

There Will Be 30 Minute Wait Times On The Red And Orange Lines This Weekend And the Yellow Line isn't running north of the National Airport station. [ more › ]

 

TripAdvisor Named A Hip D.C. Hotel As The Best-Value In The U.S.Open in a New Window

TripAdvisor Named A Hip D.C. Hotel As The Best-Value In The U.S. Hotel Hive hasn't even been open for a year and it is already winning accolades. [ more › ]

 

Fairfax Police Chief Defends Officers Who Took Down Reporter Arrested For CursingOpen in a New Window

Fairfax Police Chief Defends Officers Who Took Down Reporter Arrested For Cursing The involved officers are currently on full-duty status. [ more › ]

 

This Week In Jazz, Featuring Nicole Saphos And Warren WolfOpen in a New Window

This Week In Jazz, Featuring Nicole Saphos And Warren Wolf Also, Shannon Gunn's sextet, Victor Provost, Sharón Clark, Mariza, and much more. [ more › ]

 

Anne Truitt And Dreamy Liquid Colors Top Your November Art AgendaOpen in a New Window

Anne Truitt And Dreamy Liquid Colors Top Your November Art Agenda Because your calendar isn't full enough. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: 'Fake Fundraising' In Wake Of Woman's Tragic DeathOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: 'Fake Fundraising' In Wake Of Woman's Tragic Death Local restaurants hungry for your Instagram posts, polls tighten in Va. governor's race, and more. [ more › ]

 

These Phone Accessories Are Like An Extra Set Of HandsOpen in a New Window

These Phone Accessories Are Like An Extra Set Of Hands How often do you find yourself scrambling to juggle your phone, keys, wallet, and the million other things you carry every day while you're focused on something important like driving? Give yourself a break with one of these incredible phone accessories which allow you to hold your phone when you need to go hands-free, whether it's in the car or at the office. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Haunted House EditionOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Haunted House Edition Only the spookiest stories on this most hallowed of days. [ more › ]

 

Rose McGowan Sought In Virginia On Felony Drug ChargeOpen in a New Window

Rose McGowan Sought In Virginia On Felony Drug Charge McGowan called the charge "horseshit" and speculated news of the charge is retaliation for her outspokenness. [ more › ]

 

D.C. Police Spent $300,000 On Weapons, Equipment For InaugurationOpen in a New Window

D.C. Police Spent $300,000 On Weapons, Equipment For Inauguration The Office of Police Complaints is looking into whether that's "appropriate." [ more › ]

 

Map: The D.C. Neighborhoods Where It Is Easiest To Get By Without A CarOpen in a New Window

Map: The D.C. Neighborhoods Where It Is Easiest To Get By Without A Car It is much easier to live without a personal vehicle in D.C.'s wealthier neighborhoods. [ more › ]

 

Local Saxophonist Herb Scott Sees The Need For Politics In JazzOpen in a New Window

Local Saxophonist Herb Scott Sees The Need For Politics In Jazz Scott, a tireless jazz advocate, leads his quintet at the Atlas on Friday. [ more › ]

 

Photos: Tiny, Intricate Murder Dioramas Are Now On Display At The RenwickOpen in a New Window

 
Frances Glessner Lee made the set of 18 intricately designed dioramas, earning her the nickname the "the mother of forensic science." [ more › ]

 

November Theater Means Dueling 'Christmas Carols'Open in a New Window

November Theater Means Dueling 'Christmas Carols' But if you're tired of holiday fare, there's always Mean Girls. [ more › ]

 

José Andrés Served More Meals In Puerto Rico Than Any Other Nonprofit Or Government AgencyOpen in a New Window

José Andrés Served More Meals In Puerto Rico Than Any Other Nonprofit Or Government Agency "He is all that is keeping them from starving," one Puerto Rican told The New York Times. [ more › ]

 

Marijuana Activists Are Handing Out Weed Outside HUD HQ TodayOpen in a New Window

Marijuana Activists Are Handing Out Weed Outside HUD HQ Today Even in D.C. and other states that have legalized medical and/or recreational marijuana, recipients of vouchers of federal housing can still be evicted for possession. [ more › ]

 

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring George Clinton & Parliament FunkadelicOpen in a New Window

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Also, the return of A Perfect Circle, Tori Amos at the MGM, and more. [ more › ]

 

Will Vince Gray Run? Poll Aims To Figure Out His Chances Of Unseating BowserOpen in a New Window

Will Vince Gray Run? Poll Aims To Figure Out His Chances Of Unseating Bowser A political ally says he wants better data to help inform the Ward 7 councilmember. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: 'Release Trump's Tax Returns' Projected On IRS BuildingOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: 'Release Trump's Tax Returns' Projected On IRS Building Plus, the deplorable conditions at the city's only publicly funded hospital, a warm and dry November, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

This Special Mug Makes Coffee On-the-Go — And It's 30% OffOpen in a New Window

This Special Mug Makes Coffee On-the-Go — And It's 30% Off The ultimate dilemma: you're always in a rush and don't have time to make coffee before leaving home. Rather than spending all your money at the Starbucks drive-thru, why not invest in a portable coffee brewer so you can have the coffee you love whenever you want it? [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Marriott Family Is Feuding Over Finances And DivorceOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Marriott Family Is Feuding Over Finances And Divorce Plus, Maryland is investigating Jared Kushner's company, and other end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Photos: A Peek At The Forthcoming Marion Barry Memorial StatueOpen in a New Window

 
The unveiling is slated for Barry's birthday, which is March 6. [ more › ]