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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
01/27/2015 - 11:21am
A young woman reported being assaulted by another female (and her friends) while in the 1000 block of K St. SE. During the assault, one of the assailants took the victim’s phone. Lieutenant Kenneth Hargrove asks anyone with information to... >>more
01/26/2015 - 10:54am
Morton’s Pharmacy on 8th St. and East Capitol was robbed on Jan. 23. Three black males are the suspects in the robbery. A resident of Capitol Hill, Ethel Glen, commented that “This is not the first time that this establishment has been... >>more
01/26/2015 - 12:00am
The District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency has released the Initial District of Columbia Report on the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station Incident on January 12, 2015. Click below to view the report.  ... >>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

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

Commentary

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
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