Several shootings in D.C.’s Columbia Heights neighborhood this year have prompted concern among residents and initiated a debate about violence prevention among city officials.
Residents of a northwest D.C. community stopped by Stoddert Elementary on Saturday for updates on how transportation safety will be improved in their area.
WTOP traffic reporter Dave Dildine suggests adjusting expectations for Monday’s commute as repairs continue on the George Washington Parkway. Here’s what you need to know.
People for Bike said one reason Arlington made the top five because of its efforts to help make bikers feel safe and well-accommodated traveling on two wheels.
D.C.’s Funk Parade reminded local business owner Shermica Farquhar about the importance of preserving local traditions.
Events at the D.C. Funk Parade ranged from a day fair with several music and dance acts across several stages, to an interactive parade from the Howard Theater to the Lincoln Theater. Watch video.
Massachusetts Avenue and surrounding streets teemed with people on Saturday, streaming up and down Embassy Row for the 12th annual Around the World Embassy Tour.
One day after a deadly shooting claimed one life at a California synagogue, an interfaith group gathered at a Sterling, Virginia mosque to celebrate freedom and a shared Passover story with a Seder.
Fans of comic books, gaming, cosplay and more gathered in the District for the seventh Awesome Con to enjoy what’s described as a “celebration of geek culture.” See photos and video.
In Maryland, Ocean City’s beach patrol is having a hard time recruiting lifeguards for the upcoming summer season. Why? People who sign up to take the test don’t show up. The pay isn’t as high as at neighboring beaches. And housing at the beach costs a lot for the summer.
This is the third year in a row that Maryland’s largest school system has seen a decline in graduation rates, but the news isn’t all bad.
While the Smithsonian backs a proposal for a women’s history museum, a spokeswoman says the institution wants to prioritize renovations with its limited resources.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax took a polygraph test to address accusations of sexual assault against him made by Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson, according to a statement released by his office. “Lt. Governor Fairfax passed both examinations,” the statement said.
The plan is part of the county’s Ellicott City Safe and Sound program which aims to reduce the chances of flooding in the city.
When a college student from Maryland spent a semester in South Africa, she expected to teach English and share with her students American culture through an African-American lens. Instead, Breana Ross’ journey left her with a mindset shift, and an award from her study abroad program.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.