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Go Home Already: People Pack Ward 8 Forum On Missing TeensOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: People Pack Ward 8 Forum On Missing Teens Plus, what happens when you try to bribe the bouncer at the cherry blossom pop-up, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Common Goes Political, Romantic, Orchestral With NSO PopsOpen in a New Window

Common Goes Political, Romantic, Orchestral With NSO Pops The celebrated rapper headlined the NSO Pops' latest venture into hip-hop. [ more › ]

 

This Woman Is Trying To Raise $30,000 To Replace Ads In A Metro Station With Cat PhotosOpen in a New Window

This Woman Is Trying To Raise $30,000 To Replace Ads In A Metro Station With Cat Photos Call it a pet project. [ more › ]

 

Metro Finalizes Plan For Fare Hikes And Service CutsOpen in a New Window

Metro Finalizes Plan For Fare Hikes And Service Cuts It'll cost a minimum of $2.25 to ride Metrorail during peak hours and $2 for Metrobus, among other changes approved today. [ more › ]

 

GOP Lobbyist Now Opening 'War Room' Dedicated To Solving Seth Rich MurderOpen in a New Window

GOP Lobbyist Now Opening 'War Room' Dedicated To Solving Seth Rich Murder The "private investigative effort" will be headquartered in Arlington. [ more › ]

 

Tarot Cards Guide You Through This Experimental Theater PieceOpen in a New Window

Tarot Cards Guide You Through This Experimental Theater Piece The card you pick determines the show you see. [ more › ]

 

Howard University Announces Residency Program At GoogleOpen in a New Window

Howard University Announces Residency Program At Google "Howard West" kicks off this summer. [ more › ]

 

Weekend Picks: 14 Things To Do In And Around D.C.Open in a New Window

Weekend Picks: 14 Things To Do In And Around D.C. This weekend you can get competitive, immerse yourself in other cultures, or celebrate women artists. [ more › ]

 

Aaron Silverman Might Take Over Bayou Bakery's Capitol Hill SpaceOpen in a New Window

Aaron Silverman Might Take Over Bayou Bakery's Capitol Hill Space If the deal goes through, he plans to move Pineapple and Pearl’s daytime cafe service to Bayou's Capitol Hill location, according to a report. [ more › ]

 

5 Ways To Spring Clean Like A Real Adult, On A BudgetOpen in a New Window

5 Ways To Spring Clean Like A Real Adult, On A Budget Whether your bedroom could use a revamp or you need to prep your patio for some backyard barbecues, now's the perfect time to pick up a few home goods that'll have you feeling all warm and summery inside. [ more › ]

 

A Film That May Or May Not Cause Fainting Spells Tops This Week's Movie AgendaOpen in a New Window

A Film That May Or May Not Cause Fainting Spells Tops This Week's Movie Agenda And don't miss a Yayoi Kusama documentary and a 35mm print of Yojimbo. [ more › ]

 

Gloria Gaynor Will Survive, But What Of The NEA?Open in a New Window

Gloria Gaynor Will Survive, But What Of The NEA? The disco legend will headline a dance party at the Library of Congress on May 4. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: New Metro Escalator Tips Involve Standing Still, Not WalkingOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: New Metro Escalator Tips Involve Standing Still, Not Walking Plus, D.C. AG wants Sanford Capital owner personally liable for damages, the biggest canine rescue squad in the country, and more. [ more › ]

 

Never Forget: The Power Behind Institutions Of MemoryOpen in a New Window

Never Forget: The Power Behind Institutions Of Memory The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum commemorate vastly different events, but both place memory at the center of their missions. Join the conversation as Museum directors discuss the creation, location, and design of these living memorials and their impact. [ more › ]

 

Human-Size Squirrels Headed To Capitol Hill To Call Healthcare Bill 'Nuts'Open in a New Window

Human-Size Squirrels Headed To Capitol Hill To Call Healthcare Bill 'Nuts' AARP will be protesting a provision in the GOP's healthcare replacement bill. [ more › ]

 

Police Searching For Suspects Involved In Assaults On Anacostia River TrailOpen in a New Window

Police Searching For Suspects Involved In Assaults On Anacostia River Trail Two elderly men were assaulted four hours apart on the trail yesterday, according to a report. [ more › ]

 

Would-Be White House Fence Jumper Gets Caught By The ShoelacesOpen in a New Window

Would-Be White House Fence Jumper Gets Caught By The Shoelaces White House fence jumping season is apparently in full swing. [ more › ]

 

College Student Fatally Shot While On Spring Break In D.C.Open in a New Window

College Student Fatally Shot While On Spring Break In D.C. Police say Ayana McAllister was with a group who was shooting a music video in Northeast before gunshots erupted in the area. [ more › ]

 

At Studio, Actors Run Up And Down Stairs To Star In Two Plays At OnceOpen in a New Window

At Studio, Actors Run Up And Down Stairs To Star In Two Plays At Once "The characters in Three Sisters don't know they're in a play. The characters in No Sisters know they're in two plays and know they have an audience." [ more › ]

 

Northeast D.C.'s Ivy City Grows New Culinary, Community RootsOpen in a New Window

       
The once quiet Ivy City has all the makings of D.C.'s next neighborhood on the culinary rise. [ more › ]

 

Report: D.C. Ranks Second For Homebuyers 35 And UnderOpen in a New Window

Report: D.C. Ranks Second For Homebuyers 35 And Under Of all LendingTree's mortgage requests in D.C. between August 1, 2016 and February 1, 2017, 46.8 percent came from the millennials. [ more › ]

 

New York City's The Smith Is Coming to U StreetOpen in a New Window

New York City's The Smith Is Coming to U Street It will be the American restaurant's second D.C. location. [ more › ]

 

Virginia GOP Wants AG Herring To Apologize For Visiting A MosqueOpen in a New Window

Virginia GOP Wants AG Herring To Apologize For Visiting A Mosque Herring was co-hosting a town hall about the travel ban. [ more › ]

 

5 Essential Tech Accessories To Improve Your LifeOpen in a New Window

5 Essential Tech Accessories To Improve Your Life From tablet stands to durable Lightning cables, here's everything you need to give your gadgets that extra boost of functionality. [ more › ]

 

This Week in Jazz, Featuring Sounds of Kolachi & John LeeOpen in a New Window

This Week in Jazz, Featuring Sounds of Kolachi & John Lee Also Rittenhouse & Burney, Red Baraat, Kennedy Center's tribute to Ella, and much more. [ more › ]

 

Only Blue And Yellow Line Delays On Metrorail This WeekendOpen in a New Window

Only Blue And Yellow Line Delays On Metrorail This Weekend Due to SafeTrack. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: 18-Year-Old Dog Gets A New Forever HomeOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: 18-Year-Old Dog Gets A New Forever Home Plus news from the Virginia primary, what John Hinckley is up to these days, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Newly Prominent Conservative News Site Faces Identity CrisisOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Newly Prominent Conservative News Site Faces Identity Crisis Plus, how a D.C. rapper helped a homeless artist find a new audience and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Now Crowdsourcing To Keep Murder Investigation ActiveOpen in a New Window

Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Now Crowdsourcing To Keep Murder Investigation Active Seth Rich's family wants to put the conspiracies surrounding his death to bed. [ more › ]

 

Shaw Church Puts Up Missing Children Signs On Its LawnOpen in a New Window

Shaw Church Puts Up Missing Children Signs On Its Lawn Shiloh Baptist Church's yard signs, which have been up since Sunday, display the names of children and dates they went missing, which are printed on top of black silhouettes. [ more › ]

 

D.C. Councilmember Introduces Resolution To Consider Divesting From Wells FargoOpen in a New Window

D.C. Councilmember Introduces Resolution To Consider Divesting From Wells Fargo Over the bank's investments in the Dakota Access Pipeline and other business practices. [ more › ]

 

Bill Would Make June The Permanent Month For D.C.'s Primary ElectionOpen in a New Window

Bill Would Make June The Permanent Month For D.C.'s Primary Election City officials have designated election dates in April and June for the past six years to avoid breaking a federal law. [ more › ]

 

Your Weekly Music Agenda Includes Sneaks And The ZombiesOpen in a New Window

Your Weekly Music Agenda Includes Sneaks And The Zombies There are some great live music options available this week. [ more › ]

 

93-Year-Old Doctor-Sculptor Lionel M. Bernstein Gets His First Gallery ShowOpen in a New Window

 
The retired gastroenterologist used a chain saw to make sculpture in his spare time. [ more › ]

 

Dolcezza Celebrates Yayoi Kusama's Birthday With Free GelatoOpen in a New Window

Dolcezza Celebrates Yayoi Kusama's Birthday With Free Gelato The catch? Visitors must wear polka dots “one of the artist's signature motifs." [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: 'Blue Collar Cats' Will Protect Local Businesses From RatsOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: 'Blue Collar Cats' Will Protect Local Businesses From Rats A mother smuggled her daughter to try and protect her from gang violence only to find her dead, what technocrats lack, the ultimate buzzer beater, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: An Anacostia Waterfront Park Is Back On D.C.'s RadarOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: An Anacostia Waterfront Park Is Back On D.C.'s Radar Plus, a Virginia father objects when school ends third-grader's regular homework, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Local Jazz Legend Buck Hill Dies At 90Open in a New Window

Local Jazz Legend Buck Hill Dies At 90 Buck Hill, the "Wailin' Mailman," played with jazz luminaries and mentored many of D.C.'s jazz musicians. [ more › ]

 

Man Shot At Capitol Visitor Center In March Gets 11 Months In PrisonOpen in a New Window

Man Shot At Capitol Visitor Center In March Gets 11 Months In Prison Larry Russell Dawson pointed a gun at law enforcement resulting in him being shot at the Capitol Visitor Center. [ more › ]

 

Definitely Don't Let Your Dog Poop On This Guy's LawnOpen in a New Window

Definitely Don't Let Your Dog Poop On This Guy's Lawn Tenleytown resident Marcello Muzzatti's got cameras and he's not afraid to use them. [ more › ]