Astronomers gather on National Mall for festival Friday

The annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall begins at 6 p.m. tonight.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 10:46am EDT

'Citizen Koch' looks at big money in politics (Video)

A documentary about big money in politics will play at West End Theater this month despite the public TV influence of the political activist and businessman the film is about.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 10:41am EDT

Embattled D.C. fire chief steps down

Embattled D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe says he will step down in July after three years marked by complaints of poor service in the department.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 06:58pm EDT

NYC's The Smith restaurant in talks to open at CityCenterDC

American brasserie The Smith is aiming to open its first location outside of New York at CityCenterDC.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 01:42pm EDT

D.C.: America's second-drunkest 'state'

People in D.C. must need a lot of social lubricant: the District of Columbia's average alcohol consumption was the second highest in the United States in 2012.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 12:23pm EDT

1 dies in huge blaze in Northeast D.C.

The D.C. police have confirmed that one body has been found.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 12:15pm EDT

Despite increase, D.C. homicides at historically low levels

While the District's murder rate is up, from a historical perspective, the city's crime rate has undergone a transformation.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 11:14am EDT
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Anti-gay group to protest Wilson High

A group known for proclaiming anti-gay messages at military funerals and inclusive events will be picketing outside a D.C. high school Monday.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 08:22am EDT

Queen's hits take the stage in musical form at D.C. theater (Video)

A musical at D.C.'s Warner Theatre is told with the help of 24 Queen songs.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 05:26am EDT

D.C. Council takes up sweeping transportation bill

From parking tickets to streetcars and Capital Bikeshare, a D.C. City Council committee began a discussion on Wednesday about overhauling the transportation system in the city.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 07:22pm EDT

How millennials are changing personal fitness

Millennials are redefining the personal fitness industry, moving away from traditional gym membership plans. They are an active generation that values experiences over stories and have a drive for adventure.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Principal comes out to students, staff at gay PRIDE assembly

A D.C. high school principal is using a major moment in his life to teach his students about being proud to be themselves.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Georgetown Exxon redevelopment plan back before Old Georgetown Board

The developer behind a new condominium project in Georgetown is back with a revised plan after neighbors complained about the horizontal, modern structure that would replace an existing Exxon near the Key Bridge.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 02:41pm EDT

What the future holds for D.C. transit - more tolls, fewer cars on roads

More people and more jobs are coming to D.C. and the city's infrastructure needs some work -- $54 billion worth.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 01:34pm EDT

From helicopters to condos: Local developer to breathe new life into D.C. factory

From phonographs to helicopters, there's a wealth of history in the 700 block of Girard Street NW. And developer Brook Rose has no intention of tossing that history aside as he recrafts a pair of century-old warehouses into condos.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Veterans head to D.C. for D-Day anniversary

More than a dozen D-Day veterans will be in Washington Friday to commemorate D-Day.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 11:01am EDT

New rules for parking, Segways and bicycles on Capitol Hill

More traffic equals more regulation at the National Mall.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 05:24am EDT

In the name of Relisha Rudd, shelter residents rally

A "Rally For Respect" was organized by the Washington Interfaith Network on behalf of families at the D.C. General Shelter to demand better living conditions.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 04:12am EDT

Washington newswomen raise awareness, support for breast cancer with NewsBabes Bash

To celebrate, support and raise awareness for survivors of breast cancer, a group of women in the news industry are banning together for the annual NewsBabes Bash for Breast Cancer.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:24pm EDT

OpenTable brings mobile payments to D.C.

Online restaurant reservation service OpenTable has quietly launched its mobile payment platform in the D.C. area.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 05:04pm EDT
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