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Drivers unimpressed by D.C.'s public transportation goals

D.C.'s mayor wants to see public transportation, bicycles or by walking account for 75 percent of trips taken in the city by 2032.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, public transportation, parking, michelle basch, walkable communities

Celebrated jazz pianist played Georgetown last year

The manager of a local club is remembering groundbreaking jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck. Brubeck, who passed away today at age 91, performed at Blues Alley in Georgetown in 2010 and enjoyed it so much he returned for another concert at the intimate club in 2011.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 09:31pm EST

Tags: Dave Brubeck, Blues Alley, Georgetown, michelle basch

D.C. to fix confusing parking signs

The man who runs the District's parking and streetlight program admits it: Multiple signs detailing multiple parking rules in the same place are confusing.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 07:18am EST

Tags: DDOT, Angelo Rao, parking, michelle basch

Study answers question: Who should propose marriage?

A new study finds one longtime wedding tradition is likely not going away.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 06:39am EST

Tags: marriage, michelle basch, University of California, Santa Cruz

Get government property on the cheap with GSA surplus sales

Cyber Monday and Black Friday are widely known, but there's a big sale in the D.C. area many haven't heard of that happens twice a month on Thursdays.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 09:21am EST

Tags: michelle basch, General Services Administration

D.C. on track for record-low 2012 murder rate

Last year the District counted 108 homicides, the lowest number since the 1963 total of 95. The total for 2012 is on track to be even lower than 2011's, and Police Chief Cathy Lanier is talking about it.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 06:39am EST

Tags: michelle basch, murder, d.c. police chief cathy lanier

Pipe dream comes true for Kennedy Center

The debut of the Kennedy Center's much anticipated organ wowed the audience Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 03:29am EST

Tags: Kennedy Center, Michael Kaiser, organ, michelle basch


The shopping deals continue with Small Business Saturday

Black Friday is over, but businesses nationwide are offering deals for the third annual Small Business Saturday.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 05:09pm EST

Tags: Small Business Saturday, Black Friday, michelle basch


Natural fungus may be key to killing bed bugs

Bed bugs can be a concern for hotel guests, but a new way of killing bugs without chemicals is showing a lot of promise for banishing the critters.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 07:52am EST

Tags: bed bugs, Penn State University, michelle basch

WTOP Gift Guide: Cool stuff from $10 to $200

Looking for gift ideas? The 2012 WTOP Gift Guide has plenty of interesting things you can buy online in four different price categories.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:29am EST

Tags: shopping, gifts, gift guide, michelle basch, Christmas, retail

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