D.C. ranks highly on safe places to live

The District ranked highly on a recent survey of safest states (and D.C.) to live in.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:03am EDT

Take a hike: D.C. area No. 1 on a new ranking of walkable real estate projects

The D.C. area strolls to No. 1 in a ranking of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas in terms of walkable real estate development projects and places, according to a study co-authored by The George Washington University School of Business and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:59am EDT

Stretch of New Hampshire Ave. starting two-way traffic

After more than 25 years, a short stretch of New Hampshire Avenue will change from one-way to a two-way traffic pattern, which may result in both long-term convenience and short-term confusion.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:33am EDT

Police: Man found dead in blaze set fire, committed suicide

Investigators say a fatal fire that destroyed an apartment on Isherwood Street NE on June 4 was intentionally set by a man who committed suicide.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:46pm EDT
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Which D.C. burgers make a Best Burger's list?

The Daily Meal's annual Best Burgers in America list was expanded from the best 40 last year to the best 101 this year, and four Washington area burger joints make the list.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:58pm EDT

14 new D.C. speed cams to begin issuing tickets

Fourteen new speed cameras plus one over-sized truck camera will begin issuing tickets to motorists later this week.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Livability.com ranks D.C. among its 10 best cities for foodies

Washington barely makes the cut in a Top 10 Foodie Cities list from Livability.com, coming in at No. 10.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:32pm EDT

At Fiola and Casa Luca, no TVs in the kitchen -- not even during World Cup

As a huge soccer fan, Maria Trabocchi of the Fiola family of Italian restaurants sympathized with the prep cooks who asked to put a TV in the prep kitchen for the next few weeks as the world's biggest soccer event plays out.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:22pm EDT

D.C. ranked in top 10 foodie cities

D.C. may not have the coffee of San Francisco or the bagels of New York, but food lovers can rejoice nonetheless. The nation's capital was recently ranked in the top 10 cities for foodies.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:07pm EDT

Smithsonian asks judge's help with bug collection

Smithsonian seeks to alter terms of 1960s bequest to move beyond buying more bugs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:06pm EDT

National Zoo to close invertebrate exhibit

The National Zoo announced Monday that it would permanently close its invertebrate exhibit, which is home to dozens of aquatic and land-based creatures without backbones.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Pet of the Week: Coupe

The best way to describe Coupe is "handsome hunk." Seriously, this 1.5-year-old Great Pyrenees mix is stunning.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 10:03am EDT

Marion Barry's memoir tries to recast his legacy

Marion Barry's memoir tries to recast former DC mayor as civil rights icon, deny his troubles

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:51am EDT

Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day highlights awareness

Pancreatic cancer is a ruthless killer that's predicted to become the nation's second deadliest form of cancer by 2020. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day is Tuesday.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:14am EDT

Missing 72-year-old man last seen in SE D.C.

George Chapman was last seen Tuesday, June 10 on the 1500 block of 28th St. SE, D.C.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 09:47pm EDT

Father's Day condolences, remembrances at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Nearly 2,000 roses were being placed at the wall in memory of those fathers who died either in Vietnam or as a result of that war.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:51pm EDT
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Catholic U coach dies in charity bike ride in KY

Catholic University community is grieving tonight over the death of an assistant coach who was killed in a bicycle accident Friday.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Museum to celebrate Star-Spangled Banner in song

Smithsonian to host nationwide sing-a-long for 200th anniversary of national anthem

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 03:49am EDT
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Man arrested in northwest DC homicide

Man arrested in connection with homicide in northwest Washington

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 08:10pm EDT
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