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01/03/2015 - 9:41am
Francis Campbell can see DC General from his porch on Burke Street SE. The former hospital, now home to the city’s biggest family homeless shelter, looks out at Campbell from the bottom of a hill on Reservation 13, hidden from the Stadium-... >>more
01/23/2015 - 1:05pm
The DC Court of Appeals today denied the petitioners' request for rehearing en banc of their lawsuit objecting to Stanton-Eastbanc's plan to redevelop the site of Hine Junior High School on Capitol Hill. The court's action opens the way... >>more
01/29/2015 - 10:54am
On Monday, Jan. 26th, at approximately 4:50 p.m., a drugstore on the 500 block of 12th St. SE was the scene of an offense that could have taken a horrible turn. An individual was seen shoplifting, and when confronted, the suspect pulled out a knife... >>more
01/28/2015 - 9:25am
Residents of a house on the 200 block of 16th St. SE reported a burglary that occurred on Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Police found that the burglars had forced entry into the house through the back door and stole items from inside. Police remind all... >>more
01/23/2015 - 12:47pm
The DC Court of Appeals today denied the petitioners' request for rehearing en banc of their lawsuit attempting to derail the Stanton-Eastbanc's plan to redevelop the site of Hine Junior High School on Capitol Hill. The court's action... >>more
01/16/2015 - 4:52pm
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen stood in front of the Southwest Public Library today to announce the introduction of his 'Books From Birth' Bill. The legislation would empower the DC Public Libraries (DCPL) to mail each child once a month... >>more
01/15/2015 - 9:01am
The Wharf Construction Committee met on January 7 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. After introductions were made, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  The special events calendar for 2015 will commence on... >>more
01/14/2015 - 11:49am
Police have identified Carol Inman Glover, 61-year-old resident of Alexandria, Virginia, as the decdent in yesterday's L'Enfant Metro smoke incident. Glover is the sister of Market Poultry's owner, Melvin Inman. The cause of her death... >>more
01/13/2015 - 12:21pm
John Capozzi, a former DC Shadow Representative to the US House of Representatives, lives in a house in Hillcrest that many point to as the way of the future. Using solar power and geothermal heating and cooling, it’s less reliant on the... >>more

Home & Gardens

01/07/2015 - 10:05am
In November, DC residents overwhelmingly approved the Initiative 71 referendum which, for our purposes, allows “the personal cultivation of no more than six cannabis plants with three or fewer being mature, flowering plants, within the person... >>more

Food & Dining

01/05/2015 - 10:10am
If you’ve ever enjoyed living near an iconic bagelry like Ess-a-Bagel or H & H Bagels, it’s a challenge to find anything that comes close to a ‘real’ bagel with a schmear outside of New York unless you follow food writer... >>more
01/12/2015 - 1:59pm
Mr. Henry’s, the beloved 49-year-old pub at 601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, is best known for launching Roberta Flack’s career back in the 1960s. More recently, fans have been flocking there Monday night for half-price burgers. Now, we have a... >>more

Commentary

01/29/2015 - 1:00pm
A man walks into a bank and asks a teller to make a $20,000 cash withdrawal. This, Dear Readers, sounds like the commencement of a long-winded saga that one might overhear late one evening while deep in one’s cups at the bar of the Tune Inn.... >>more
01/12/2015 - 1:14pm
2015 is upon us. The characters of a new crop of sainted Wilson Building occupants remain to be appraised. No doubt, your poor columnist will spend a good deal of the next four years hard at work pillorying their foibles while sharpening petards to... >>more

Kids & Family

01/12/2015 - 1:53pm
What do the best and worst students have in common? Work. What can average students do to improve their academic performance? Work! And what kind of experience do you need in order to get a job? Work, work, work! The highest-achieving students have... >>more
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