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The Corcoran is dead

This is how 145 years of independence ends for the Corcoran Gallery of Art: with a 49-page court opinion that expresses regret and sadness over the demise of Washington’s oldest private cultural institution but finds that allowing the Corcoran to disband is, at this point, the best way to ensure the gallery’s assets continue to serve Washingtonians. Superior […]

Morning Roundup: Brain Freeze Edition

In the news: D.C. asks for more time to respond to handgun ruling, NORAD to test aircrafts over city today, and more. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Bear Hug

End-of-day news: Metro picks developer for Brookland site, and more. [ more › ]

National Zoo Red Panda Shama Dies

The red panda was euthanized Saturday at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia. [ more › ]

Pope Francis Hopes To Make A D.C. Visit Next Year

He hopes to make a visit to D.C. in September of 2015. [ more › ]

Citizen Complaints Against D.C. Police In 2013: Rudeness And Abuse Of Authority

Of the 358 complaints filed against Metropolitan Police Department officers last year, 66 were sustained. [ more › ]

Photos: D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids

                             Luis Silva scored a brace, and Fabian Espindola made a spirited return to the starting lineup, as D.C. United halted a two-game losing streak with a thrilling 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids before 12,814 at RFK Stadium on Sunday night. [ more › ]

Rediscovering old ideas for the Silver Spring Transit Center

Though it remains unfinished, the Silver Spring Transit Center has been in planning since 1997. But 20 years before that, architecture students created a proposal for a giant box stretching across downtown Silver Spring. Read full article >>

Mr. Smith's of Georgetown To Close

Sad tears: Mr. Smith's of Georgetown is closing soon. [ more › ]

About Tonight: August 18, 2014

Tonight: Beer and crabs, wine and cheese, and more. Plus our picks for later this week. [ more › ]

Metro Buskers Can Accept Money — For The Time Being

“An open guitar case or tip jar is a silent reminder that artists need to make a living and, more broadly, that survival of the arts depends on society’s willingness to support artists financially." [ more › ]

Watch: Arcade Fire Covers Fugazi's 'Waiting Room'

Yep. Arcade Fire covered Fugazi's "Waiting Room" at the Verizon Center last night. [ more › ]

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