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CDC: D.C. sees highest rate in U.S. of preventable cardiovascular disease deaths

Of all of the states in the U.S., D.C. saw the highest rate of preventable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertensive disease in 2010 at rate of 99.6 per 100,000 population, the CDC reports.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 08:40am EDT

Tags: heart attack, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, CDC, D.C., preventable deaths

The Reef closes its door permanently

A popular bar in Adams Morgan has closed its doors for good.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 09:26am EDT

Tags: The Reef, stabbing, bar, Cathy Lanier, 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, D.C., 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.

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: D.C., 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, D.C.

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, D.C., restaurant, 14th Street, Ted

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, D.C., ambulance fire, Metropolitan Police Department, Paul Quander

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