Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Local Interest / United States / Washington D.C. / Popular


Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Anita D. Bonds

Voters will elect two at-large D.C. Council members on Nov. 4, and 15 candidates are vying for the two spots. These are their stories, edited for length and clarity. Name: Anita D. Bonds Party: Democratic Age: 67 Neighborhood: Truxton Circle Education: B.S., University of California, Berkeley Family: widowed; one adult daughter, two adult sons; seven […]

Alejandro Iñárritu's Birdman Is One Long, Ambitiously Messy Tracking Shot

Michael Keaton shines in Alejandro González Iñárritu ambitious but messy "Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance." [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Fall Is Here

End-of-day news: Walter Reed redevelopment threatened by the State Department, and more. [ more › ]

At D.C. attorney general debate, Karl Racine deals sharp words to his critics

  The newly rancorous race for D.C. attorney general started with a news conference Thursday morning, but it came to a very personal head later in the day at a high-profile debate. The five Democratic candidates met at the University of the District of Columbia’s law school Thursday evening in front of a large and influential […]

At Council Hearing, D.C. Health Officials Discuss City's Ebola Preparedness

The Department of Health assures that the city is prepared, but D.C. lawmakers still had concerns. [ more › ]

Out of Frame: John Wick

The best action movie since "The Room." [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Urbanism

Maybe D.C. isn't for everybody. [ more › ]

Out and About: Weekend Picks

This weekend: Boo at the Zoo, art gallery exhibition openings, Philly punks Restorations at DC9, and more. [ more › ]

The 2014 Guide to D.C.-Centric Halloween Costumes

Need a Halloween costume idea? We've got you covered with our annual guide to D.C.-centric costumes. [ more › ]

Poll: Bowser leads Catania by 17-point margin in D.C. mayor race

The latest polling in the D.C. mayoral race does not indicate a tightening race between Democrat Muriel E. Bowser and independent David A. Catania. Rather, the WAMU-FM/Washington City Paper survey shows Bowser appears to maintaining a solid lead with less than two weeks until Election Day. Bowser won 44 percent support among likely voters compared […]

The Weekly Feed: V8 Edition

We're drinking our veggies with booze. Plus: Food Day, brew tours, Barmini classes, and more. [ more › ]

On-Street Bike Parking Removed Near Archives Over Concern About 'Historic Viewshed'

The bike corral was located on a section of 8th street NW with views of the National Gallery of Art and National Archives building. [ more › ]

Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Calvin H. Gurley

Voters will elect two at-large D.C. Council members on Nov. 4, and 15 candidates are vying for the two spots. These are their stories, edited for length and clarity. Name: Calvin H. Gurley Party: independent Age: 56 Neighborhood: Takoma Education: B.S., Bowie State University; graduate work in finance, University of the District of Columbia Family: […]

Shadow anti-Catania campaign pops up in Congress Heights

Independent mayoral candidate David A. Catania’s campaign is making a bid to drive down support for Democratic front-runner Muriel E. Bowser with a recent cable TV ad. Now someone — who, exactly, is unclear — is attacking Catania in a key Democratic stronghold. Signs reading “DC CITIZENS AGAINST CATANIA” were spotted Thursday in the Congress Heights […]

D.C. election board prints upside-down flag on voter guide

Updated 6 p.m. Elections officials changed their account late Thursday of how an upside-down flag came to be printed on the front of the official D.C. voter guide sent to hundreds of thousands of city households. On Thursday morning, the D.C. Board of Elections said the upside-down flag was part of a conscious ploy to […]

A Guide to Supper Clubs, Pop-Ups And Private Dining in D.C.

From membership-based services like Dinner Lab to supper clubs like Hush. [ more › ]

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC