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Md. House to vote on expanding gambling

The House is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. Tuesday to consider allowing table games such as blackjack at casinos, and to permit a new casino site in Prince George's County.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 07:51am EDT

Tags: gambling, casino, Kate Ryan, National Harbor


Triathlon group sues World Triathlon Corp. over canceled event

Washington Sports and Event Management LLC, producers of the Nation's Triathlon, have sued the World Triathlon Corporation for defamation stemming from the abrupt cancelation of the Ironman 70.3 National Harbor race that had been slated for August.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: Washington Sports and Event Management, National Harbor, Ironman

MGM strikes agreement for casino at National Harbor

MGM Resorts International struck an agreement on Friday to build a casino destination at the National Harbor waterfront complex near the nation's capital, if lawmakers end up allowing the casino and table games like blackjack while also cutting the state's high tax on gambling proceeds.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 07:00am EDT

Tags: MGM, casino, National Harbor, Michelle Martin


Smithsonian welcomes Discovery to space collection

Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to move into its new home at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 10:20am EDT

Tags: Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, Hains Point, National Mall, Old Town, National Harbor


Indoor skydiving outfit iFly expanding to Washington market

IFly, which could open its first location here as early as 2013, has 23 indoor skydiving facilities worldwide.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 10:45am EST

Tags: ifly, National Harbor, sky diving, indoor sky diving

Proposed National Harbor casino worries D.C. lottery

A billion-dollar casino being proposed by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker for the National Harbor development is worrying the District of Columbia's lottery and gaming board.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 12:15pm EST

Tags: Rushern Baker, National Harbor, D.C. Lottery, casino, Michael Brown

Support for slots grows in Prince George's Co.

A new poll finds 57 percent of Prince George's County residents would support a slots casino at a location like Rosecroft Raceway or National Harbor.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:58am EST

Tags: slots, Rosecroft Raceway, National Harbor, Beau Oglesby

Maryland congresswoman to plunge into Potomac

Maryland congresswoman Donna Edwards plans to plunge into the chilly waters of the Potomac River to urge the U.S. Congress to take action to deal with climate change.

Saturday - 01/21/2012, 06:42am EST

Tags: Donna Edwards, Potomac River, National Harbor, Chesapeake Climate Action Network

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