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UberEATS Is Going To Use Surge Pricing In D.C.

Will surge pricing help Uber meet demand by bringing more drivers to the road or by sending customers to a different service? [ more › ]

Early Addition: The Funniest Tribute To The Worst Movie Theater In NYC

Because Melania is scared of 'hurtful' social media, check out today's mid-day links: emoji art, Trump supporters angry, black penis taboo, RIP the worst movie theater in NYC, robot gynecologist, and more puppies frolicking in pumpkins. Show More Summary

Comic Aparna Nancherla Brings Her 'Silly Existentialism' Back To D.C.

The area native will help kick off The Bentzen Ball tonight at The Lincoln Theatre. She'll also perform on Saturday at the Kennedy Center. [ more › ]

Jenny Tonge quits Lib Dems after suspension for alleged antisemitic comments

Peer who has sat in Lords as an independent since 2012 suspended over comments reportedly comparing Israel to Isis made at meeting she hosted Jenny Tonge, a former Liberal Democat peer, has quit the party after she was suspended over alleged antisemitic comments. Show More Summary

4 Iranian arms shipments to Yemen stopped: US admiral

Warships from the US Navy and allied nations have intercepted four weapons shipments from Iran to war-ravaged Yemen since April 2015, a US admiral said Thursday. Yemen has been rocked by conflict since Iran-backed Huthi rebels overran...Show More Summary

Hardcore Hollande supporters may block president's re-election bid

With six months to go before next year’s French presidential election, faith in France’s beleaguered leader François Hollande has plunged to a new all-time low, prompting fierce resistance to a potential re-election bid – even within his own party.

Arctic sea ice is at a record low and could, in spurts, disappear within our lifetimes

'Sometime in the next few decades... we'll wake up to a September with no Arctic sea ice'

Emergency exercise scheduled for Saturday night at Dulles airport

The exercise will take place late Saturday night near the baggage claim area. Airport operations will continue as usual.

A Very Spooky Story: The 506 To Hell

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

It may have reeked of death and been engulfed in fire, but it still had plenty of seats available. Relief Line is your not-so-serious glance at the city we love. This week, we bring you a very special Halloween-themed Relief Line. Lucy Jenkins was an ordinary young Torontonian. Show More Summary

Philly's Best Candy and Candy Shops

At one time, Philadelphia dominated the candy industry, thanks to being a port on the sugar trade route. That legacy lives on today in candy shops and manufacturers throughout the city and suburbs. Asher’s claims the status of the oldest continuously family-owned and operated candy manufacturer in the country. Show More Summary

7 things to do in D.C. from Oct. 27 to Nov. 2

This week's Top Stops include comedy, music and a food festival.

10 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Oct. 28-30

Find a Halloween costume, laugh it up at the Bentzen Ball and celebrate Bluejacket's birthday.

Oran Sandel, who led Living Stage theater company, dies at 64

He acted in and directed improvisational dramas at sites including schools and prisons.

Surveillance Images Show Teens Attacking, Robbing Women In The Loop

A group of four teens can be seen grabbing the jacket and purse of a woman on the street as she tries to walk away and is knocked on the ground. [ more › ]

Metrorail is not opening early for the Marine Corps Marathon, and that will add to Sunday's traffic woes

Due to SafeTrack work, trains won't run extra early this year, and as usual, many streets will be closed from early morning until midafternoon.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Are Skipping Seattle on Their 2017 Tour Because... Sasquatch?

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal "Hands up—who wants to buy?!" Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced the dates for their 2017 North American tour. A quick perusal of the itinerary reveals the glaring absence of a Seattle date, though there are Portland and Vancouver shows scheduled for June 21 and 22, respectively. Show More Summary

October Trash Movie Night Is A Halloween Double Feature At Fat Cat -- Tonight!

Come to Fat Cat tonight (4840 North Broadway) for a special Halloween-themed version of Trash Movie Night.Tonight's features are: Elvira Mistress of the Dark at 8pm Once Bitten at 10pm "Prepare your costumes! There will be a costumeShow More Summary

Boston's Best Baked Goods and Pastries, According to Local Pastry Chefs

Quick-service treats In honor of Eater's first-ever Sweets Week, Eater Boston asked pastry chefs from local restaurants to rave about their favorite local desserts (not their own). Read on to see their quick-service top picks — croissants, cookies, cakes, and so much more — from some of the best bakeries and cafes in town. Show More Summary

Belltown Cocktail Bar Opens with Top Chef Contestant in the Kitchen

The Coterie Room becomes Cursed Oak Earlier this month, Eater broke the news of The Coterie Room's changeover into Cursed Oak, a cocktail bar from new owners Mike Carroll (former bar manager of Belltown neighbor The Whiskey Bar), Josh Sharpe, and Clif Ephan. Show More Summary

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