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Health & Fitness

09/01/2015 - 3:34pm
On Saturday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., you are invited to an open house and free workout at Crossfit, 1365 H St. NE. Here's the schedule: 9 a.m., ProvenFit Bootcamp; 11:30 a.m., Intro to CrossFit Workout; 1 p.m., CrossFit Workout (with prior... >>more
09/01/2015 - 12:51pm
Are you interested in channeling the Grateful Dead, who practiced rocket yoga taught by founder Larry Schultz in San Francisco in the 1980s? Have you ever thought about taking a yoga class outside on a rooftop? Would you like a nourishing and... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

09/01/2015 - 12:10pm
Only Connect Does the Internet simply extend existing politics or can it transform them? This is the provocative question posed by Irene S. Wu in her new book, “Forging Trust Communities.” She hints at the answer in her subtitle: “... >>more
09/01/2015 - 11:42am
It’s the idea of an idea. The sense of a sense. Is it a flag? A sail? Yeah, sort of. Or Not. It could be about how the wind and sail are interacting. The only thing that matters is that it’s a place where Champneys Taylor wants to be.... >>more
09/01/2015 - 11:11am
As usual, this September column takes a look back at movies “That Got Away,” feature films little noticed or publicized when first released. This selection avoids mainstream Hollywood fare in favor of films that offered something... >>more
09/01/2015 - 10:42am
This fall, DC’s flourishing theater community rolls out plans for a staggering array of productions. From the Shakespeare canon to American musical standards to world premieres, the Washington area has it all — in fact, too much for... >>more

Food & Dining

09/01/2015 - 10:12am
The grape-growing region of Cognac has been reaping the benefits of its ideal setting for hundreds of years. The production and sale of eaux de vie made from the local grapes has been ongoing since roughly the 13th century. Mastery of oak aging and... >>more
09/01/2015 - 9:42am
As summer gives way to fall, things are hopping along Barracks Row. First a quick facelift. Wow, that was fast! The Chesapeake Room, 501 8th St. SE, has reopened after just five weeks with a new look plus a new, shortened menu. A huge Phantom-of-the... >>more
09/01/2015 - 9:11am
6880: Jose Reyes moves the bread out of the 14-tiered, 1948-era oven. The bread baking operation takes place every day to supply many restaurants and Italian delis in the region. Photo: Annette Nielsen 6979 AND 6995: Rebecca Bardet and her daughter... >>more

Kids & Family

09/01/2015 - 12:00am
The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival is at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.). From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., approximately 150 authors, illustrators and poets will make... >>more
09/01/2015 - 12:00am
The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival is at the Washington Convention Center on Sat., Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.). From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., approximately 150 authors, illustrators and poets will make... >>more

Neighborhood News

08/31/2015 - 1:52pm
At 6:45 p.m. last night, there was a shooting on the 900 block of Third St. SW. Police investigating discovered a 13-year-old girl and a adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims are expected to recover. According to police sources, the... >>more
08/31/2015 - 1:45pm
Financial Report The Eastern Market’s June revenues were $66,000, according to the Manager’s Report read during the July meeting of the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC). South Hall rents were $19, 676. North Hall... >>more
08/31/2015 - 1:12pm
Public charter schools serve almost half of all public school students in the District. They receive over $600 million in local resources from the DC government each year. So, understanding how charter schools spend these resources is important for... >>more
08/31/2015 - 12:42pm
District politicians famously promise, primarily through sloganeering, to connect communities. Their delivery often falls short; neighborhoods remain mostly a string of silos. Former Mayor Vincent C. Gray, for example, repeated with passion his... >>more
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