Marriott, Quadrangle propose apartments, two new hotels at the D.C. convention center

Quadrangle Development Corp., as QC 369 LLC, has submitted a planned-unit development application to construct a 570,000-square-foot, 12-story building at Ninth and L streets NW, adjacent to the new Marriott Marquis. The $230 million project will contain a hotel (really, two hotels, both Marriotts) and multifamily residential.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 03:15pm EDT

No, you haven't had one too many: D.C. bars are getting bigger

Urbana is just the latest in a string of D.C. restaurants either rejiggering space to create bigger bars or opening with much larger bars than they might have in the past.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 02:21pm EDT

Petworth and Brookland: Buy, fix, flip

The District has two of the three most profitable neighborhoods for property flipping.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 11:57am EDT

Man convicted again in 2005 DC beating

A man accused of beating and robbing an elderly vendor near George Washington University in 2005 has been convicted for a second time in the case.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 11:54am EDT

Couples opt for 'pop-up' weddings, D.C. company delivers

D.C. chefs have embraced the pop-up concept for a few years now; artists and retailers have also welcomed the model. And now, couples looking to tie the knot can join the pop-up trend.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 08:48am EDT

Burying of power lines takes a step forward

The plan to bury the District's most vulnerable power lines took an important step forward this week.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:35am EDT

Roanoke federal building focus of D.C. hearing

Congressional panel to conduct hearing on $65 million renovation of Roanoke federal building

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:22am EDT

Bicycling in D.C.: Where are the women?

It's said that women compose just 24 percent of the overall ridership in the D.C. region, and a number of issues help explain the disparity.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:07am EDT

Jay Leno to win nation's top humor prize in DC

Jay Leno to receive nation's top humor award, the Mark Twain Prize, at Kennedy Center in DC

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 06:12am EDT

Dogs at risk of overheating too on hot days

Dogs can easily overheat if left in a car on a hot day or left in a backyard with no shade.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:23pm EDT

DC leaders praise ruling on Redskins name

DC leaders praise decision to revoke trademark for Redskins name

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 02:30pm EDT

D.C. opens spray parks early

The District has opened its 19 spray parks a week early to help kids stay cooling during the heat wave.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:38pm EDT

What's a better name for 'Washington Redskins'?

WTOP took to social media to ask people what, if any name, should replace the "Washington Redskins" if this is the end for the team's nickname?

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 11:54am EDT

Harris Teeter to lower prices for area stores

Harris Teeter customers in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and Delaware will soon see the prices on popular products drop, thanks to an expansion of the grocery store's lower price campaign.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:51am EDT

2nd woman attacked along Metropolitan Bike Trail

A second woman says she was attacked along the Metropolitan Bike Trail Monday, hours after another woman was assaulted.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:22am EDT

The perfect, cheap day-long date in D.C.

Not every experience in D.C. is expensive and exclusive to big spenders. Here are some free and low-cost ideas for your next date.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 08:48am EDT

Smithsonian honors Ralph Lauren for fashion, flag

Smithsonian honors Ralph Lauren for his 5 decades in fashion, work to preserve US flag

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 08:00am EDT

2nd body found at DC row house

DC police find body in back yard of row house where man was found dead in attic

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 07:43am EDT

The secret lives of invertebrates (Photos)

As the National Zoo prepares to close its Invertebrate Exhibit, WTOP decided to take a look at what visitors will be missing once these creatures are relocated.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:12am EDT

Folklife Festival feels squeeze from new Mall regulations

A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:39am EDT
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