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  • Police investigate shots fired at crowded D.C. playground

    WASHINGTON — Police are investigating what happened at a crowded D.C. playground Tuesday when witnesses say someone fired a gun in broad daylight. The incident happened around noon at the Columbia Heights Community Center on…

  • Smithsonian stands behind exhibit based on Cosby collection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is standing behind a museum exhibition that relies in part on the art collection of Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille Cosby. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art…

  • 16th Street Bridge reopens after repairs

    WASHINGTON — An improved 16th Street Bridge is open at Military Road in Northwest D.C. ahead of schedule. The old bridge was reaching the end of its useful life and repairs were necessary. “This bridge…

  • West End Cinema to re-open as Landmark later this month

    WASHINGTON — A Foggy Bottom fixture is returning. The Washington Post reports the West End Cinema will reopen later this month. A giant sign in the window now shows “Opening July 17, 2015″ with a “Landmark…

  • 3 injured in Northwest D.C. fire

    WASHINGTON — Three people are in the hospital after a fire in Northwest D.C. Tuesday morning. Fire crews responded to a fire at 9th Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Northwest around 11:20 a.m. and…

  • Court records reveal new details from July 4 Metro stabbing

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. man was punched repeatedly and stabbed as many 20 times before his killer kicked his bloody body as he lay dying on the floor of a Metro train, court documents released…

  • Worker rescued from deep hole at D.C. construction site

    WASHINGTON — A construction worker was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after he was rescued from a deep hole near the Washington Navy Yard. D.C. Fire and EMS was called to a construction site…

  • A $125 martini? Yes — and it’s selling

    WASHINGTON — As if food and drink isn’t expensive enough in the D.C. area already, a new steakhouse in the District is offering a $125 martini. But maybe you can’t blame it — in the…

  • Here’s the plan to restore D.C.’s historic Maine Avenue Fish Market (Video)

    The team behind the Southwest waterfront overhaul is pitching a major renovation of the historic Maine Avenue Fish Market, eyeing a retail-and-restaurant-dominated addition it hopes to have open in less than two years. Hoffman-Madison Waterfront,…

  • ​D.C. restaurant group jumps into the distilling game

    The next project from the team behind the Founding Farmers group of restaurants will be a 12,000-square-foot restaurant with an in-house distillery near Mount Vernon Square in downtown D.C. Farmers & Distillers aims to open…

  • Portable farms take root as new use for shipping containers

    Your lettuce may be local, but that doesn’t mean it comes from a farm. A new agricultural idea is taking root in D.C. — and it involves shipping containers.

  • Friends remember man murdered on Metro train

    Friends gathered Monday to remember Kevin Joseph Sutherland, 24, who was stabbed to death while on a train near NoMa — Gallaudet station on Saturday.

  • Bryce Harper to sit out Home Run Derby

    WASHINGTON — A day after the announcement that Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper would start in this year’s All-Star Game, the outfielder says he has elected not to participate in the Home Run Derby. On Monday,…

  • First daughter Malia Obama interning this summer on the set of ‘Girls’

    WASHINGTON — Passers-by in the hipster area of Williamsburg in Brooklyn this summer might make a double-take this summer as they stroll past the New York set of HBO’s “Girls.” Turns out that lucky intern fetching coffee…

  • Man arrested in stabbing death at NoMa Metro

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police officers have arrested the man who they say stabbed a former student government president at the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station on Saturday. On Monday, patrol officers found and arrested Jasper Spires, a…