Students at D.C. non-profit teach kids to read

Students at a D.C. non-profit are helping kids to read.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:20am EDT

Giant's City Market at O store wins design award

The Giant at O Street Market in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood opened to "oohs and ahhs" last fall, with its historic two-story architecture, wine and beer bar and huge selection of prepared foods. Now it's been recognized with a national design award.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 05:39pm EDT

33 Washington-area companies crack Inc. 500

Inc. Magazine's 2014 list of the country's fastest-growing private companies includes 33 in the Washington area, including one in the top 5, and four in the top 50.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:17pm EDT

See where Washington ranks on Forbes' most valuable NFL franchises list

Most any pro football fan can make a reasonable guess at the most valuable team in the National Football League. It's the Dallas Cowboys. Always the Dallas Cowboys. Eight years in a row atop Forbes' annual report on NFL team valuations.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

Metro has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Jailed DC official keeps fighting ethics charges

Jailed former DC councilmember continues to fight ethics charges that could lead to fines

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:10am EDT

CityZen Chef Eric Ziebold to open new restaurant in Mount Vernon Triangle

After 10 years at the acclaimed CityZen restaurant in D.C.'s Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Executive Chef Eric Ziebold is striking out on his own.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:03am EDT

Hotel wants visitors to see D.C. ‘like a local' from Bethesda

As part of a new marketing campaign, Marriott has offered some tips for how to see D.C. like a local from Bethesda might.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:00am EDT

Startup delivers fresh, healthy $6 lunch to D.C. in 20 minutes

It's hard to find a hot, nutritious lunch in D.C. for under $10, let alone one that's made from scratch and delivered free of charge in 20 minutes or less, but local startup MunchQuick is making it easier.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:14am EDT
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Race-based hate crimes rose in D.C. in 2013

There were 18 race-based hate crimes in the District in 2013, up from 13 in 2012, an annual report says.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:15am EDT

High-end apartments are crowding out the affordable in D.C.

There's been a lot of apartment construction in the District in the last few years, but most of it is at the high end of the market. And that has led to a dearth of more affordable housing.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:43am EDT

Preparing kids with food allergies to head back to school

The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for any child. But it has the potential to be exceptionally tough for students with severe food allergies.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:44am EDT

D.C. Beer Week: The best events to attend

With several events on tap for D.C.'s annual Beer Week, it can be difficult to figure out which events to choose -- from tap takeovers to dinners to educational panels. Here are the best bets.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:02am EDT
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Georgetown's Mr. Smith's may get new home

A legendary local piano bar is being forced to move, but it may have found a new home.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 12:27am EDT

D.C. wants more time to consider gun laws

The District has asked for more time to sort out its gun laws and consider an appeal following a judge's overturning of the handgun ban in public.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

American history museum adds LGBT history to collection, including items from 'Will and Grace'

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 05:52pm EDT

Chefs start to see real cost savings from kitchen gardens

They say money doesn't grow on trees, but some chefs around D.C. are finding some of it growing on tomato plants.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:52pm EDT

35 Shoppers stores in Greater Washington hit by credit card breach

Supervalu Inc. has not said how many consumers were affected by a recent credit card data breach, but one security expert believes the number of credit card accounts involved could be "in the millions."

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:54pm EDT

Tea test: D.C. residents 96% honest

Bethesda-based Honest Tea Inc. just concluded its month-long social experiment to see how honest people are, and D.C. residents passed the test with flying colors.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:49pm EDT

Adam LaRoche finalist for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

The Nationals' first baseman will be recognized for his efforts with the military before Tuesday night's game against Arizona.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:47pm EDT
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