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Costume shop marks final Halloween in D.C.

Backstage, Inc. is celebrating its last Halloween in D.C. after more than three decades of peddling fake blood, fairy glitter and Skittle-colored wigs.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:29am EDT

Tags: Halloween, backstage, inc., barracks row

Student voters re-elect Obama, but Romney takes Va.

If students could vote, President Barack Obama would serve a second term.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 08:30am EDT

Tags: student voters, elections, scholastic

Metro considering new round of anti-jihad ads

The organization behind controversial anti-jihad Metro ads is preparing to launch a new campaign using images of the Sept. 11 attacks next to verses from the Quran.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 06:17pm EDT

Tags: Metro ad, Pam Geller, Dan Stessel, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Capitol Hill: One of D.C.'s most haunted neighborhoods?

Ghosts are said to linger in the historic neighborhood, spooking residents and giving locals a glimpse of what life was like hundreds of years ago.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 01:05pm EDT

Tags: tim krepp, capitol hill haunts, ghost tour, haunted houses

Weekend entertainment guide: Food and beer edition

Foodies are in for a treat this weekend with both D.C. and Bethesda celebrating all things delicious. If food isn't your thing, check out Jon Stewart, get your pet blessed or drink up German-style.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 04:53pm EDT

Tags: weekend guide, taste of bethesda, taste of d.c.

Share handmade, homegrown eats at DC Food Swap

Pickled cabbage, vegan paté and home cured bacon decorated the tables in an Adams Morgan apartment last month like presents around a Christmas tree.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 02:45pm EDT

Tags: DC Food Swap,

George Mason book fest lures literary giants

Pulitzer Prize winners and bestselling authors join local writers this week for the 14th annual Fall for the Book Festival.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Tags: fall for the book festival, book festival

American U.: No new breast-feeding policy

Breast-feeding policies at American University will not be changed after controversy erupted over an assistant anthropology professor nursing her sick child during class.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: breastfeeding, American University,

Report: Child poverty spikes in D.C. region

The idea that poverty is limited to big cities and urban living is changing in the capital region as childhood poverty rates spike in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, according to a new report.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: poverty, Venture Philanthropy Partners,

Weekend entertainment guide: Top picks around town

Don't let the rain get you down this weekend. Get a jump start on Christmas, rock out to live music and meet fire breathing dragons.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: weekend guide, Washington Kastles, how to train your dragon, Firefly Music Festival

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