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

JetBlue continues expansion at Reagan National

JetBlue Airways Corp., one of several airlines expanding at Reagan National Airport thanks to slot divestitures of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways, will add twice daily service from Reagan National to Jacksonville, Florida.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Peter Chang's Rockville restaurant to open in 2015; TaKorean, Brookland Pint both open

Peter Chang, the chef whose Virginia restaurants serve some of the most sought-after Chinese food on the East Coast, is making his way into the D.C. region

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Uber launches Corner Store delivery in D.C.

Uber has launched a new service to deliver items ranging from candy to condoms in parts of Washington, D.C.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:02pm EDT

TSA to train officers on recognizing DC IDs

Transportation Security Administration workers will be trained on how to recognize District driver's licenses and identification cards.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 11:43am EDT
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