Park Hotels, the second-largest publicly traded REIT in Greater Washington, said Thursday the sale of the 563-room property brought in gross proceeds of $51.4 million — more than $91,200 per key before closing costs.
Police have recovered the vehicle believed to have been used in a fatal hit and run that killed a 35-year-old man in Northwest D.C.
There are problems for Capital Bikeshare users across the region, fueled by network connection problems for about 10 percent of the system’s stations.
Local tech executives are urging D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to speed up the regulatory process laying the groundwork for next-generation wireless networks.
The National Park Service has started a 15-month restoration project on the Jefferson Memorial. It includes using specialized lasers to remove a microbial colony that has been thriving on the monument stones for years.
D.C. Brau Brewing Co. is replacing its Citizen Belgian-style ale with Joint Resolution, a hazy India pale ale, starting next month.
It is the D.C.-based craft pizza chain’s 13th location in the District. It also has almost a dozen locations in the Virginia and Maryland suburbs, and has expanded to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Miami, with a total of 33 locations.
According to Gravy Analytics, foot traffic at D.C.-area fast food restaurants declined by 23 percent compared with the same time last year. Area electronics stores saw a particularly pronounced decline in foot traffic over the shutdown period as well.
A Southwest D.C. man has been arrested and charged in connection to a Southeast shooting that left five people injured Monday, including a child.
The city of Washington, D.C., is set to bid $2.1 million to buy and preserve a dog park in Columbia Heights, but critics are questioning the use of money.
A new initiative, which goes into effect this month, will make illegally possessing a firearm as a felon a federal crime. Previously, most cases were charged under local “felon-in-possession” laws.
The District can look forward to rooting for a new novelty sports team. Professional rugby is coming to the District next year, according to The Washington Post.
You’ve most likely heard by now that WTOP has moved. But how did a whole radio station make the transition while continuously broadcasting around the clock?
Three alternatives are being proposed: One would make no changes, a second would improve signage and lane striping, and a third would modify traffic patterns to simplify the current weaves, merges and diverges.
In a letter Monday, St. Albans officials said that after deacadeslong allegations against teacher Vaughn Keith were corroborated in a report by the Key School in Annapolis, they have been hearing from St. Albans alumni about Keith, who taught Latin and classical history for six years in the 1980s.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.