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Morning Roundup: Flora Edition

In the news: Prayer service held for child wounded by stray bullet, marijuana legalization may have to wait, and more. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Touch of Silver

End-of-day news: Police investigating two shootings in SW and SE, Voxsplaining Vox, and more. [ more › ]

Virginians will benefit from redistricting ruling

A panel of federal judges in Richmond has scrambled the carefully laid plans of legislators, most of them Republicans, to pack African American voters into one congressional district to give the GOP an advantage in some of the  state’s 10 other districts. Read full article >>

Video: Metrobus Driver, Passengers Get Into Heated Argument

What happens when a Metrobus driver fires back at an unruly passenger and a bus-wide heated argument ensues? This. [ more › ]

At D.C General, Advisory Board Brings Together Social Service Groups For Resource Fair

As far as the Advisory Board knows, the resource fair is the first of its kind organized at D.C General. [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Never a Dull Moment on the Metro

Despite single-tracking, unexplained delays, train crowding, and ever-increasing fares, Metro has one redeeming quality: train operators can say whatever they want. [ more › ]

Kathy Patterson could return to the D.C. Council — as its auditor

Kathy Patterson’s 12 years on the D.C. Council did not end by choice — after three terms representing Ward 3, she lost her bid for the chairman’s seat in the 2006 Democratic primary to Vincent C. Gray — but she could soon be returning to the council without even having to win an election. Council […]

October Theater Guide: Not So Spooky

Caution: the October Theater Guide is full of spooky skeletons. Sadly the plays going up this month are not. [ more › ]

Gray Signs Emergency Legislation That Allows Concealed Carry Of Handguns

You'll need to get your license to carry a gun approved by MPD Chief Cathy Lanier. [ more › ]

Out and About: Weekend Picks

This weekend: Columbia Heights Days, chasing zombies, learning about roller derby, and more. [ more › ]

The Weekly Feed: Sinus-Clearing Edition

Where to eat Mapo Tofu. Plus: Mama Rouge comes to Georgetown, Sweetgreen's new menu, and more. [ more › ]

Same-Sex Spouses In Virginia Can Now Legally Adopt

At the direction of Governor Terry McAuliffe, a bulletin from the Virginia Department of Social Services says same-sex spouses can legally adopt. [ more › ]

Bigfoot! Cthulhu! Vampires! The Spooky Movie Film Festival, Reviewed

Get scared. A look at this year's Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival, beginning tonight at the AFI Silver Theater. [ more › ]

Virginia's Governor Will Preside Over A Same-Sex Wedding Today

Same-sex marriage was legalized earlier this week in the state. [ more › ]

Duke Ellington Principal John Payne Dies

The Augustinian Friar was born in Washington, D.C. [ more › ]

Photos: The National Mall Portrait — From Space!

Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada's "Out Of Many, One" is on display through October 30. [ more › ]

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