The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering discounts at area businesses, including Macys, Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.
Here's what you need to know about Metro and parking during the Cherry Blossom Festival.
Can't wait for the Cherry Blossom Festival to start? Good news - there's an app for that.
WTOP editor Mike Jakaitis thought he was being nice by donating blood. The gesture ended up saving his life.
It may not feel like it, but spring officially arrived at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday.
The Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District’s annual report for 2012 is out, and its most interesting statistics reveal an unfortunate truth: People are slobs.
Desi Living Loft Furniture has leased 3,000 square feet in D.C. at the Foundry Lofts apartment building in The Yards development. It becomes the first nonfood retailer at The Yards.
When it comes to being green, Virginia has something to crow about - it's leading the country in constructing energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings.
Cameras propped on top of red lights in D.C. are leading to citations for scores of drivers.
Howard University is planning a $107 million residential expansion at its Northwest D.C. campus to accommodate more than 1,300 students.
A judge has indefinitely postponed the trial of a German man charged in his wife's death after a doctor said the defendant remains at imminent risk of death.
The National Park Service is updating its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia's cherry trees, now saying the peak bloom will come in early April.
National Aquarium in Washington will have extended hours during Cherry Blossom Festival
Smithsonian's American history museum begins creating archive on US farming, innovation
D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser is running for mayor.
The union representing U.S. Capitol Police says the department plans to put civilian employees on posts formerly staffed by sworn officers. This announcement includes posts at the Ford House Office Building.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is rolling into town this week and so are its elephants.
In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.
In an effort to reduce their environmental footprint, reflect the region they serve and support local businesses, a handful of hotel chains are starting to locally source their food.
The D.C. region has the highest colon cancer fatality rate in the country. But an uptick in colorectal screenings has area doctors hoping that statistic could soon change.