Search Result

Search Tags:  D.C.

Weekend Guide: March on Washington 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington takes place on Aug. 28, but individuals, organizations and venues throughout the D.C. area are honoring the occasion all weekend long -- from serious and reflective gatherings, to more festive and family-focused affairs. Many of the events are free and open to the public. Here are our top picks for the weekend.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., march on washington, weekend guide, events, civil rights

D.C. says 'House of Cards' mess a 'serious miscommunication'

The motorcade fiasco is the result of "some serious miscommunication," according to Mayor Vincent Gray's office.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 02:57pm EDT

Tags: Metropolitan Police Department, House of Cards,

D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, living wage, Vince Gray, jobs, employment, Nick Iannelli

Frager's rethinking its bid to raze iconic storefront

The owner of Frager's Hardware is reconsidering his bid to raze what's left of his fire-ravaged, approximately block-long Capitol Hill storefront.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 12:43pm EDT

Tags: Frager, Fragers hardware, Capitol Hill,

Inside Ted's Bulletin's new 14th Street location

Ted's Bulletin has been a local favorite for years, luring diners back to its Capitol Hill location for its boozy milkshakes and homemade pop tarts. Now, Ted's is expanding its reach with its second location on 14th Street in Northwest D.C.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 03:30pm EDT

Tags: Dana Gooley, restaurant, 14th Street, Ted

A look at paramedic staffing in DC, other cities

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Fire and EMS

Police to probe D.C. ambulance fires

The Metropolitan Police Department has been asked to investigate whether "anything untoward" is taking place after two D.C. ambulance fires occurred.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 08:56pm EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, ambulance fire, Metropolitan Police Department, Paul Quander

Va.-based band Parachute playing in D.C.

Virginia-based band Parachute is kicking off a six-week tour. Local fans hoping to catch the band live can do so on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: band, Parachute, Sixth & I, live music, Virginia, Kit French,

Homebrew and honey: Kickstarter campaign launched for DC State Fair

It's not a state, but that doesn't stop the District of Columbia from having a state fair. Back for its fourth year, the annual DC State Fair is slated for Sept. 28.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: DC State Fair, fair, contest, Rachel Nania, homebrew, pie, cupcakes, Kickstarter

  •  
  • 23
  •