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Obama swag hits the shelves as inauguration nears

Throughout the Presidential Inaugural Committee store in downtown D.C., shoppers from all over the world gather to claim their inauguration swag.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 08:53am EST

Tags: inauguration, Barack obama, Presidential Inaugural Committee,

A full serving of the graveyard shift, with a side of insomnia, drunks and memories

The sound of clattering dishes inside The Diner in Adams Morgan betrays the late hour as hurried servers scuttle between tables. While most people are getting ready for bed, the graveyard shift at this Northwest D.C. eatery is just getting started.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 08:27am EST

Tags: restaurant, Adams Morgan, dining out, employment,

Farm-to-table dining: Changing how D.C. eats

More and more chefs are turning to local farmers for the highest quality in meat and produce.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 07:42am EST

Tags: Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Farmers Market, chefs, farm to table, Aaron McCloud, Ris Lacoste, D.C. Restaurants, restaurants

Remembering the victims: #20Acts of kindness

As the nation mourns the massacre in Newtown, Conn., Americans are banding together and committing acts of kindness in memory of the 26 lives lost last week.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 04:44am EST

Tags: newtown, conn., 20 acts, Ann Curry

Anacostia's food gap a 'failing for the District'

A lack of grocery stores and fresh food options makes it difficult for residents of D.C.'s Ward 8 to lead healthier lifestyles.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 08:06am EST

Tags: anacostia, grocery store

D.C.'s only full-time theater shop struggles to find new home

What started as a simple relocation could turn into the death of a D.C. institution as Backstage, Inc., the city's only full-time costume retailer, struggles to find a new home.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 07:38pm EST

Tags: backstage, inc., barracks row, D.C., Rip Claassen

DC Rollergirls: With liberty and justice to brawl

For the women who play it, roller derby is more than a sport. Weeknights are scheduled around practices, weekends are taken up by bouts and broken bones are just part of the game.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 11:29am EST

Tags: dc rollergirls, roller derby

Petraeus' mistress hunkered down in D.C. as sex scandal intensifies

As top officials were gathering to meet with leaders of the House Intelligence Committee about the sex scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus, his embattled biographer and alleged mistress holed up in a quiet Northwest D.C. neighborhood.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 07:21pm EST

Tags: gen. david petraeus, paula broadwell, CIA, mount pleasant

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Michael Steele: Republican party facing irrelevancy

It's time for the Republican party to modernize or face the threat of extinction, says former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 12:25pm EST

Tags: michael steele, republicans, rnc

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Weekend entertainment guide: Top picks around town

Now that the election dust has settled, it's time to focus on what really matters: weekend fun. Celebrate photography, buy some handmade goods or honor America's veterans.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 03:37pm EST

Tags: weekend guide

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