In a business casual world, what happens to the tie?

These days, it's difficult to find an office where men wear ties, routinely -- even in a political power town like D.C.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:19pm EST

DC mayor signs bill raising minimum wage to $11.50

Mayor signs bill raising DC's minimum wage to $11.50 by 2016; wage rises to $9.50 in July

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 01:00pm EST

Panda cub Bao Bao debuts in extended hours at National Zoo

In an effort to feed Bao Bao mania, the Smithsonian's National Zoo has announced extended hours the weekend of Jan. 18 at its Giant Panda Habitat.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 11:05am EST

Ripple chef prepares new restaurant at former Reef location

Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Cleveland Park's Ripple is opening a second restaurant in Adams Morgan at 2446 18th St. NW, the former location of the popular bar, The Reef.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 09:21am EST

National parks to waive admission to honor MLK

National parks to waive admission fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:34am EST

Albert Small Jr. named to Tulane Board

Developer Albert 'Sonny' Small Jr. named to Tulane Board

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:32am EST

D.C. pushes to decriminalize marijuana

A majority of D.C. City Council members and Mayor Vince Gray support removing local criminal penalties for marijuana possession, and that could lead to hundreds fewer arrests each year.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:27am EST

First lady hits the half-century mark on Friday

Michelle Obama turns self-described '50 and fabulous' Friday, says now more confident in self

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:30am EST

Watergate Hotel renovation could begin in March

The renovation of the iconic Watergate Hotel, on the drawing board for several years, could begin in March.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 05:22pm EST

DC councilman calls for $25, $100 fines for pot

District of Columbia Councilmember Tommy Wells wants to decriminalize small amounts of pot.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 03:57pm EST

Michelle Obama's 2nd gown lent to Smithsonian

Michelle Obama's 2nd inaugural gown joins first ladies' collection for 1 year at Smithsonian

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:24pm EST

Anyone can be a White House pundit

The White House is inviting any social media user to join an online "panel discussion" after the Jan. 28 State of the Union Address.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 10:50am EST

‘Disloyalty' program gives jolt to D.C. coffee shops

A customer loyalty card-of-sorts is creating quite a buzz among D.C.'s coffee drinkers.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 08:58am EST
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Metro: weekend work to affect 4 of 5 lines

Metro: buses to replace trains on section of the red and green lines for weekend work

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 07:08am EST

From D.C. to Baltimore in 15 minutes? A future possibility

Can you imagine whizzing from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes? If a business group has its way, you'll be able to speed past the backed-up traffic on Interstate 95 aboard the super-fast magnetic levitation train.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 06:43am EST

Police interview shown in case of slain DC writer

Jurors see police interview, crime scene photos in DC trial over slaying of German socialite

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:50am EST

AG agrees to release DC mayoral documents

AG agrees to release DC mayoral documents in settlement over former Medicaid contractor

Monday - 01/13/2014, 05:21pm EST

Why Giant's Howard ad has so many people upset

A Giant grocery store ad welcoming back Howard University students from winter break has rankled the Howard community because the ad pictured a young, white female. The vast majority of students at Howard, a historically black university, are African-American.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 04:47pm EST
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Churchkey makes national 'Best Beer Bars' list

Draft Magazine's 2014 list of America's 100 Best Beer Bars includes only one in the D.C. area: Neighborhood Restaurant Group's Churchkey on 14th St. NW.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 01:48pm EST
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