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  Hero or Villan? A D.C. man invented the Knee Defender—the $22 contraption that clips onto a tray table and prevents people on planes from reclining their...
2 hours ago. City Desk
It took just 20 minutes from the time Mayor Vince Gray announced his planned overhaul of the city’s public school assignment system last Thursday for...
2 hours ago. Housing Complex
It's late summer, which mean's it's time for pumpkin beer. Yes, really.
2 hours ago. Young & Hungry
Vince Gray just settled on the school boundaries changes last week, and already the councilmembers who want to succeed him have announced they'd like to either delay his...
3 hours ago. Loose Lips
On Tuesday, The Diane Rehm show had a panel of guests talking about the roles of fraternities and sororities on campus, which eventually turned into a discussion of...
3 hours ago. City Desk
Last night, a 22-year-old man at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station attempted to commit suicide by jumping on the train tracks. As a train...
4 hours ago. City Desk
At-large D.C. Council hopeful Robert White got some help standing out from his many competitors this summer when he received endorsements from two councilmembers. But now at-large rival Brian...
4 hours ago. Loose Lips
The U.S. Fish and Widlife Service is sticking with its research and saying a proposed Purple Line—a light rail train line that would run from Bethesda...
5 hours ago. City Desk
Gear Prudence: I’ve made a terrible mistake. I’ve been in a three-year relationship with a sturdy hybrid bike that’s met all my urban bike commuting...
5 hours ago. City Desk
Before he was mayor, Vince Gray spent years on the D.C. Council with mayoral hopefuls David Catania, Muriel Bowser, and Carol Schwartz. Then in the primary, Gray...
5 hours ago. Loose Lips
Local organizers of a Michael Brown rally this Saturday evening hope enough people attend to shut down streets in the H Street NE area, as a...
27 August 2014, 11:29 am City Desk
When young indie rockers feel a sense of dislocation, they arrive in some of the same places: Bob Dylan’s basement, Laurel Canyon’s porches, Lou Reed’s...
27 August 2014, 10:31 am Arts Desk
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At Signature, a world through Georges Seurat’s eyes
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