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Commentary

05/15/2015 - 3:30pm
There is nothing like an election to get this columnist's blood flowing. Whether it is the sight of M.C. “Baby” Barry” parading astride a white steed or listening to fellow talking head, “Earnest” Eugene Kinlow,... >>more
05/13/2015 - 11:19am
“Part of baseball’s enduring charm, or so it is said, is the theoretical chance that a game could last forever.” Tyler Kepner, writing on baseball for The New York Times 4/12/15 By the time you read this the Washington Nationals... >>more

Health & Fitness

05/27/2015 - 7:40pm
Taught by RYT-200 yoga teacher Ingrid Benecke, these classes take place in the Congressional Cemetery Chapel every Monday, 6-7 p.m. Mats and props are provided, and classes are first come, first served with a suggested donation of $10-$15. These are... >>more
05/13/2015 - 11:22am
The sun is back, and it’s finally time to take your workout into the world. Here are some Let’s Get Physical features that take you beyond your gym’s walls.   Slacklining @ a Park near You You may have seen these folks in... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

05/26/2015 - 1:20pm
A beer garden, cigar stand, food trucks, and community outreach have been added to previously announced mix of exhibitors, live painting, and entertainment for the launch of the monthly MarketSW 4 to 9 p.m. this Friday at Waterfront Station, Fourth... >>more
05/13/2015 - 11:20am
A Peek into NASCAR at PPW You know you've always wanted to peek into the world of NASCAR, which has grown into the largest spectator sport in the United States, surpassing our national pastime, baseball, and even the National Football League in... >>more

Kids & Family

05/22/2015 - 3:12pm
Washington’s crossing of the icy Delaware River on Christmas Day 1776 is one of the most remarkable and well-known events in American military history.  Why did this crossing on a freezing winter’s night matter so much? The Winter... >>more

Food & Dining

05/21/2015 - 12:16pm
Just in time for grilling season, and with a goal of finding something that both the Republicans and Democrats can agree on, Sapore Oil and Vinegar launches Bipartisan Barbecue Sauce. Co-Founders Renee and John Farr have created “Hotter than a... >>more
05/13/2015 - 11:23am
Last Saturday I nearly fell to my knees to offer thanks upon sighting the first, farm-fresh, local asparagus of the season. Let’s face it, it was a long winter, and while I love seasonal eating, there are only so many months in a row I can... >>more
05/12/2015 - 11:10am
Once a carriage house for horse-drawn ambulances serving the Civil War-era hospital, the adaptive re-use of this building is an attractive addition to the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital’s campus, already a gathering place for the... >>more
05/11/2015 - 1:49pm
Eastern Market’s own, Jonathan Bardzik, is launching his second cookbook based on his popular cooking demonstrations he performs at Eastern Market. Says Bardzik, “Everyone has been asking which season will I do next after my first book... >>more
05/07/2015 - 1:55pm
The owners of Union Kitchen, the District’s first food incubator, have just launched Union Kitchen Grocery, a corner market at 583 Third St NE. Union Kitchen co-owner Cullen Gilchrist says it’s a way to find many of the great array of... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

05/12/2015 - 4:00pm
Maria Calomiris, long a fixture at historic Eastern Market, passed away quietly yesterday. Along with her sons and late husband, she operated Calomiris Fruits & Vegetables at historic Eastern Market for over 60 years. 'Momma Calomiris,'... >>more
05/08/2015 - 3:35pm
The distribution of the 2015 Fagon Guide to Capitol Hill within the following boundaries has been completed: East from New Jersey & Second St. SE to the Cemetery and Reservation 13, South of East Capitol, and North of 695. East from Second St.... >>more

Neighborhood News

05/11/2015 - 12:39pm
On Sun., May 10, at 2:45 a.m. a woman accepted a ride from a man driving a four-door sedan near 11th & G Streets NE. The car had an Uber cab decal affixed to the left rear passenger vent window. When she entered the car, the driver attempted to... >>more
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