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Apothecary Museum: Hidden treasures in Old Town Alexandria

Wooden shelves and bell jars line the walls of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum in Old Town Alexandria.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:02am EDT

Tags: Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Old Town Alexandria,

What do wounded vets and rock 'n roll have in common?

From The Cult to Billy Idol, guitarist Billy Morrison knows how to rock and roll.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Billy Morrison, Boulder Crest Military and Veteran Wellness Retreat, Camp Freddy

Ballroom dancing helps kids with confidence, manners

Several dance studios in the region offer ballroom classes for children.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 12:32pm EDT

Tags: Jennifer Christophel, Avant Garde Ballroom Dance Center, dance, ballroom dance

Tips down as shutdown stings service industry

Cups clank and grills sizzle on a rainy morning inside Tastee Diner. While the typical sounds remain at the Bethesda, Md. eatery, something is noticeably absent: Customers.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, tastee diner, black squirrel,

Mother: 'My son told me he wanted to die' because of bullying

Despite a rise in national attention, an estimated 3.2 million students are bullied each year.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Bullying, welcoming schools, Montgomery County Public Schools,

WTOP Answer Desk: When to enroll in 'Obamacare'

Starting next month, millions of Americans will sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 01:36pm EDT

Tags: Affordable Care Act, health insurance,

Ghosts come out to play during National Building Museum's haunted tours

The National Building Museum is kicking off the Halloween season with ghost tours starting at the end of September.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 04:45am EDT

Tags: National Building Museum, haunted tour, ghost, ghost tour,

Little Free Libraries bring books to neighborhoods near you

For those who think the future of reading resides exclusively in the electronic realm, consider what happens when private citizens erect makeshift libraries outside their homes.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 04:41am EDT

Tags: little free library,

Summer of the gun: Photog goes inside Baltimore violence

Photographer J.M. Giordano is chronicling the spate of summertime shootings plaguing Baltimore.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:50am EDT

Tags: Baltimore, crime, j.m. giordano, Summer of the Gun

Expect major delays during Wednesday commute

Commuting in and out of Washington Wednesday may be tricky, as thousands are expected to participate in a commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Tags: OPM, march on washington, Megan Cloherty,

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