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Morning Roundup: Immigrant Children Allege Abuse At Virginia Detention CenterOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Immigrant Children Allege Abuse At Virginia Detention Center What IS Halcyon?, what Wonder Woman should do in 1984 D.C., and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Cracking The Case Of The Mysterious Dead EaglesOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Cracking The Case Of The Mysterious Dead Eagles Dispatches from primary parties, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

White Supremacists Plan To Demonstrate In D.C. On Anniversary Of Charlottesville RallyOpen in a New Window

White Supremacists Plan To Demonstrate In D.C. On Anniversary Of Charlottesville Rally Organizers are estimating about 400 participants. [ more › ]

 

Complaint Lodged With Alcohol Board Calls Trump's 'Good Character' Into QuestionOpen in a New Window

Complaint Lodged With Alcohol Board Calls Trump's 'Good Character' Into Question A group of religious leaders and ex-judges say the hotel's liquor license should be rescinded. [ more › ]

 

The By The People Festival Wants To Be The Next South By SouthwestOpen in a New Window

The By The People Festival Wants To Be The Next South By Southwest The four-day festival charged artists, performers, and speakers to focus on the themes of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." [ more › ]

 

With The Arlington Cemetery Station Closed, The Blue Line Will Be A Pain This WeekendOpen in a New Window

With The Arlington Cemetery Station Closed, The Blue Line Will Be A Pain This Weekend But at least Yellow and Green are operating normally. [ more › ]

 

This Week In D.C. Food Events: Crab Cakes, Tacos, And PupusasOpen in a New Window

This Week In D.C. Food Events: Crab Cakes, Tacos, And Pupusas This week's food events include a crab cake competition in Ivy City and half-priced glasses of wine in Petworth. Read on for our full list of picks. [ more › ]

 

10 Things You Should Know About Initiative 77 And The 2018 D.C. PrimaryOpen in a New Window

10 Things You Should Know About Initiative 77 And The 2018 D.C. Primary Here's what happened in the city's de facto general election. [ more › ]

 

Crash And Fire On Wilson Bridge Lead To One Death, Road ClosuresOpen in a New Window

Crash And Fire On Wilson Bridge Lead To One Death, Road Closures Some of the bridge's lanes are beginning to reopen. [ more › ]

 

This Man Was Indicted For a Series of Mid-2000s Rapes. Police Don’t Know His Name YetOpen in a New Window

This Man Was Indicted For a Series of Mid-2000s Rapes. Police Don’t Know His Name Yet The D.C.-Area Hotel Rapist has been indicted via DNA samples, but police still don’t actually know who he is. [ more › ]

 

Dave Chappelle Stars In New D.C. Statehood CommercialOpen in a New Window

Dave Chappelle Stars In New D.C. Statehood Commercial The tagline: "It's not funny." [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: The Head Of Dulles And DCA Makes How Much?Open in a New Window

Morning Roundup: The Head Of Dulles And DCA Makes How Much? Plus, pupusa fest, how to run for ANC, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Protesters Confront DHS Secretary Nielsen While She Dines At D.C. Mexican RestaurantOpen in a New Window

Protesters Confront DHS Secretary Nielsen While She Dines At D.C. Mexican Restaurant If kids don't eat in peace, you don't eat in peace," they chanted at MXDC. [ more › ]

 

D.C. Voters Approve Initiative 77, Ballot Measure That Eliminates Tipped WageOpen in a New Window

D.C. Voters Approve Initiative 77, Ballot Measure That Eliminates Tipped Wage In what was an otherwise low-key primary election, Initiative 77 spurred passionate debate. [ more › ]

 

Mayor Muriel Bowser And Other Incumbents Win Handy Victories In D.C. PrimaryOpen in a New Window

Mayor Muriel Bowser And Other Incumbents Win Handy Victories In D.C. Primary Challengers didn't really give anyone a run for their money. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: The Dishes That Made D.C.'s Food SceneOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: The Dishes That Made D.C.'s Food Scene Plus free beer from Lyft, a "sweat crawl," and more news. [ more › ]

 

You've Heard Of Initiatives 71 and 77. What Happened To 72-76?Open in a New Window

You've Heard Of Initiatives 71 and 77. What Happened To 72-76? "It's a quirky, long process" for a law to make its way to the ballot. [ more › ]

 

An 'Upscale, Urban' Wawa Is Coming To GeorgetownOpen in a New Window

An 'Upscale, Urban' Wawa Is Coming To Georgetown We'll see if the retailer's promises to meet Georgetown's "historical needs and requirements" appease the citizenry. [ more › ]

 

Make This The Summer You Finally Learn About Wine At These Six SpotsOpen in a New Window

Make This The Summer You Finally Learn About Wine At These Six Spots There's a wide variety of classes out there to help D.C. oenophiles get to know their grapes. [ more › ]

 

That Isn't The Water Guy! DC Water Warns Of Scam To Get Inside Your HouseOpen in a New Window

That Isn't The Water Guy! DC Water Warns Of Scam To Get Inside Your House Has someone called you saying they need to "check on the quality of your water?" [ more › ]

 

The Mayoral Race 150 Years Ago Was As Contentious As This Year's Primary Is SleepyOpen in a New Window

The Mayoral Race 150 Years Ago Was As Contentious As This Year's Primary Is Sleepy The first mayoral election after African American men were granted suffrage in 1867 was one of the closest in D.C. history, ending in a “carnival of blood.” [ more › ]

 

Don't Fret Over The Blue Paint Covering The National Cathedral StepsOpen in a New Window

Don't Fret Over The Blue Paint Covering The National Cathedral Steps It's there on purpose. [ more › ]

 

Longtime Current Editor Launches Local News SiteOpen in a New Window

Longtime Current Editor Launches Local News Site Meet The DC Line. [ more › ]

 

Thousands Plan To Protest Trump's Child Separation Policy Outside White HouseOpen in a New Window

Thousands Plan To Protest Trump's Child Separation Policy Outside White House The rally will take place on Saturday, June 30, at Lafayette Square. [ more › ]

 

19 Concerts You Don't Want To Miss In D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

19 Concerts You Don't Want To Miss In D.C. This Week Joan Armatrading, serpentwithfeet, and Harry Styles are in town this week. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: Metro Knowingly Overcharged Riders For YearsOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Metro Knowingly Overcharged Riders For Years Your primary voting guides, fans react to Barry Trotz's resignation, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Mayor Bowser Spotted Around Town With Her Newborn Baby GirlOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Mayor Bowser Spotted Around Town With Her Newborn Baby Girl Plus, Buffalo & Bergen is getting a new location on the Hill. [ more › ]

 

DCision 2018: Your Primary Voting GuideOpen in a New Window

DCision 2018: Your Primary Voting Guide The Democratic primary is more often than not tantamount to the election itself. [ more › ]

 

All Souls Team Heads To H Street (With Pizza!) At The Little GrandOpen in a New Window

All Souls Team Heads To H Street (With Pizza!) At The Little Grand Shaw's beloved corner bar is getting a little brother, The Little Grand, on H Street next fall. [ more › ]

 

Washington Capitals Head Coach ResignsOpen in a New Window

Washington Capitals Head Coach Resigns Barry Trotz informed the Capitals of his decision to step down on Monday. [ more › ]

 

D.C. Officer Who Killed Unarmed Motorcyclist Loses Appeal, Will Be FiredOpen in a New Window

D.C. Officer Who Killed Unarmed Motorcyclist Loses Appeal, Will Be Fired Brian Trainer shot and killed Terrence Sterling during a traffic pursuit in Northwest in 2016. [ more › ]

 

First Look: Chef Victor Albisu Goes Upscale With Mexican-Inspired Poca MadreOpen in a New Window

 
At Poca Madre, local chef Victor Albisu is taking his lifelong appreciation for Mexican to refined, but still fun, heights. [ more › ]

 

With A Heat Index Forecast To Hit 104, D.C. Activates First Heat Emergency Of The SeasonOpen in a New Window

With A Heat Index Forecast To Hit 104, D.C. Activates First Heat Emergency Of The Season "It probably won't be the last." [ more › ]

 

This D.C. Beer Has Metro-Themed CansOpen in a New Window

This D.C. Beer Has Metro-Themed Cans But the folks at Bluejacket swear "Turnstiles" doesn't taste like Metro! [ more › ]

 

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Week If you're a science or history buff, it's going to be a good week. For the rest of us, there are film screenings, concerts, and sporting events to enjoy. [ more › ]

 

Initiative 77 Doesn't Just Affect Servers. Why Haven't We Heard From Delivery Drivers, Nail Technicians, Bellhops, And Others?Open in a New Window

Initiative 77 Doesn't Just Affect Servers. Why Haven't We Heard From Delivery Drivers, Nail Technicians, Bellhops, And Others? It's difficult to determine how many tipped workers are in D.C., and what share of them are in the restaurant industry. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: What It Takes To Clean Up The Lincoln MemorialOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: What It Takes To Clean Up The Lincoln Memorial A rundown of D.C.'s public school drama, Wonder Woman road closures, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Cows Hang Out By The Watergate, Ready For Their Close-UpOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Cows Hang Out By The Watergate, Ready For Their Close-Up Wonder Woman continues filming, a towing company owner gets restitution, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Overheard In D.C.: Airport FashionOpen in a New Window

Overheard In D.C.: Airport Fashion "The reason that the Washington Monument is two colors is because, when they opened the water gate, that's how high the water rose on the monument." [ more › ]

 

Dish Of The Week: GravlaxOpen in a New Window

Dish Of The Week: Gravlax Move over, smoked salmon and lox. Gravlax is here to mix up your brunch smorgasbord. [ more › ]