Apps such as Uber X, Lyft and other tech-based private ride-sharing programs are disrupting the taxi cab industry -- but embracing the technology behind them may help the industry, according to Eric Goldwyn, contributor for The New Yorker and City Lab.
The 48th Smithsonian Folklife Festival got underway Wednesday and the event will focus on cultures in China and Kenya this time around.
Billing itself as the Dupont Circle neighborhood's only public rooftop pool, the rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel on Massachusetts Avenue is preparing to open next week after a $500,000 renovation.
A House committee has approved an amendment that would undo the District's new marijuana decriminalization law.
Taxi drivers protesting Uber are causing gridlock in downtown D.C.
Chef Charlie Palmer dishes on steakhouses, attracting a younger clientele and what might be next for him in D.C.
Capital Bikeshare has hit a bump in the road as summer begins: It's out of the keys that allow members access bikes.
With Independence Day just around the corner, the nation's capital was recently ranked in the top 10 cities for citizens looking for a fun time without hurting their wallet.
The inaugural Red Bull Rallycross D.C. landed at RFK Stadium this weekend in an attempt to reach out to the next generation of motorsports fan.
With more than 100 years of history and a closely contested series, the Congressional Baseball Game is a uniquely D.C. tradition.
Deal between Park Service, Smithsonian allows Folklife Festival to remain on National Mall
Metropolitan police identified the woman found floating face down at the Georgetown Waterfront Monday.
Capital Bikeshare program runs out of member keys amid growth, faces equipment shortage
Now in its 10th year, the DC Jazz Festival has brought the world's best musicians to the nation's capital. Organizers have ambitious plans for this year's multi-day event, which begins this week.
DC advocates vow to fight possible amendment blocking city from decriminalizing pot
Independence Day is nine days away, but for those heading to the National Mall to watch the fireworks, it's not too early to plan.
Despite opposition from operators of health clubs and personal trainers, the D.C. Council approved a plan that would extend the city's sale tax to gym memberships, dance and yoga classes and personal training.
Obama says US should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid family leave
Did President Barack Obama abuse his executive power?
The income disparity between the rich and poor in D.C. is growing and the divide is worse when compared to the nation as a whole.
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