'Penguin Counters': Tracking penguins in peril

They waddle around in the snow and ice, lovingly protecting their eggs and providing endless fodder for popular culture. Penguins also serve as indicators of what is happening to the world's oceans.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:43pm EDT

Kitchensurfing.com launches in D.C.; in-home chefs a click away

You can cook for your dinner guests, serve them and then clean up the kitchen after they go home, or you can have a professional chef come to your house and do it all.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:34pm EDT

D.C.'s homegrown chef to compete on 'Top Chef'

A number of D.C. chefs have competed on Bravo's hit show 'Top Chef,'and this season is no different. This chef has worked in a local kitchen since he was little.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 11:56am EDT
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DC mayor proposes closing plagued homeless shelter

DC mayor releases $52M plan to close troubled homeless shelter, open smaller facilities

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:57am EDT

Think small: Valor flips from large condos to microunits in Dupont Circle

Valor's year-old plan to convert a portion of a Dupont Circle commercial building into eight luxury condominiums was short-lived. The developer has returned to the Board of Zoning Adjustments with a revised pitch: 21 microunits.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:51am EDT

Smithsonian museum hosts National Fossil Day in DC

National Museum of Natural History hosts National Fossil Day celebration with 400 kids in DC

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:16am EDT

Gas prices expected to fall in D.C. metro area

Prices at the pump are dropping nationwide. Soon, the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline in D.C. is expected to fall below $3.35.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:14am EDT

Student loans eat biggest chunk out of paychecks in D.C.

Where students with debt live matters. Statistics suggest they're better off in Virginia than in Maryland or D.C., according to WalletHub.com.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 04:40am EDT

Rabbi at DC synagogue charged with voyeurism

Rabbi at DC synagogue who teaches at local universities charged with voyeurism

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Confusing parking signs net thousands of tickets against drivers

One of the most common parking signs in the District of Columbia is confusing. So confusing that the city has netted thousands of dollars from drivers unaware they are breaking the rules.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 06:22pm EDT

White House picks 3 interns from Virginia

3 Virginians among more than 140 White House fall interns

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:34pm EDT

Old Ebbitt Grill among top-grossing independent restaurants

D.C.'s Old Ebbitt Grill ranks No. 3 on a list of top-grossing restaurants.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Metro needs 3,000 riders to test new fare system

Metro is looking for a few good riders to test out a new fare system.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Jose Andres' fast-casual concept is revealed: Beefsteak, a vegetarian restaurant

When you're as big as José Andrés, you get to open up and test out a brand new restaurant concept on one of the busiest corners in downtown D.C.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 03:30pm EDT

New pop-up mixes Middle Eastern flavors in cocktails

There's no shortage of bars and restaurants experimenting with creative cocktails in the D.C. area, but one mixologist is giving Washingtonians a taste of something unfamiliar to many.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 01:04pm EDT
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OpenTable officially launches mobile payment service in D.C.

OpenTable is officially launching its mobile payment service in Washington, with a list of 20 popular restaurants to start.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 11:15am EDT

D.C. ranks among 'rattiest cities' in the U.S.

Washington, D.C. , is known for lots of things: monuments, museums, cherry blossoms -- and now rats.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:13am EDT

Google debuts same-day delivery in Washington

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 08:59am EDT

New DC mayor to face surge in homelessness

New DC mayor will have to face surge in homelessness amid shelter's woes

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 08:29am EDT

Report: D.C. region most expensive in the country

The D.C. region is the priciest place to live in the country, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 05:19am EDT
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