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Washington Monument didn't sink after earthquake

The Washington Monument did not sink any further into the ground as a result of last year's 5.8-magnitude earthquake, government surveyors said in a report released Tuesday.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, National Geodetic Survey, Dave Doyle

D.C. filming brings out roller skaters

Dozens of D.C. residents strapped on roller skates Sunday for the chance to become an extra in a skating-themed short comedy film shot in Northwest Washington.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 06:53am EDT

Tags: roller skating,

D.C.'s Fundrise relies on small investments for new property

D.C.-based website Fundrise, which debuted earlier this month, is allowing District and Virginia residents to buy into 1351 H St. NE, a building that will house a hybrid food and retail market when it opens early next year.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 06:28am EDT

Tags: Fundrise, retail

Solicitation for D.C.'s Parcel 42 nets hotel, housing bids

The District's bid to finally redevelop a vacant 17,008-square-foot parcel in Shaw has netted more than a half dozen responses that would seem to run the gamut from affordable housing to a hotel

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Shaw, hotel, redevelopment

Tenants seek to buy D.C.'s Onyx apartments

A group of residents at the Onyx on First apartments in D.C.'s Capital Riverfront neighborhood are weighing possible plans to acquire the 266-unit structure under a city law that gives renters the option to submit a competing bid for ownership of their building.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: Onyx on First,

D.C. commuter tax could lead to 'turf war'

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says he is vehemently against letting the District of Columbia tax commuters.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:45am EDT

Tags: Issa, Home Rule Act, Elijah Cummings, commuter tax

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Work to begin on affordable housing near Minnesota Ave. Metro

Located on 5 acres adjacent to the Minnesota Avenue Metro station, Park 7 is slated to include 376 residential units (92 percent affordable to households earning 60 percent or less of the area median income), 20,000 square feet of retail and 255 parking spaces. The remaining residential units will be market rate apartments.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 08:18pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Donatelli Development Inc.,

FBI investigates D.C. commercial property tax settlements

Commercial property owners are seeing smaller bills in the District, and the FBI has launched an investigation.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 10:32am EDT

Tags: property taxes, D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue

House to vote on D.C. 20-week abortion ban

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 09:43am EDT

Tags: abortion,

Residents vent as Pepco scrambles for answers

During the derecho, Pepco had crews from as far away as Canada pitching in. That raises a question: Does Pepco have enough repair crews?

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 08:19am EDT

Tags: pepco, power company, rate increase, Maryland

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