Posts Tagged ‘d.c.’

Atlas Obscura Brings Day of ‘Hidden Wonders’ to D.C. Area This Saturday

Ten discovery-based events will take place in the region.

D.C. Police Seek Five Guys Hamburglar

A suspect "rummaged through the establishment, cooked food, and stole bottled water," according to MPD.

Rod Blum, Elected Official, Sees Cranes, Decides D.C. Needs a Recession

The Iowan is a member of the House Freedom Caucus.

FTA Creates State Safety Oversight Rule That Could Make Metro Safer

The rule requires states to certify their safety oversight programs for rail transit with the FTA by 2019.

Hawaiian State Senators Introduce Resolution Supporting D.C. Statehood [UPDATE]

Aloha from the outside.

Sorry, D.C.: Beyoncé’s Not Coming Here for ‘Formation’ World Tour

But that doesn't mean you can't see her.

Astronaut Scott Kelly Shares ‘Great View’ of D.C. from Space

Thank you, Scott Kelly.

Mike Huckabee Wants To Burn Down D.C., Metaphorically We Hope

Prepare yourselves for the fire and brimstone!

Here’s Where You Really Shouldn’t Crash Your Drone in D.C.

Spot the locations on our handy map.

New Hampshire Store Rejects Man Trying to Buy Booze With a D.C. License

New Hampshire law says an establishment selling liquor can accept a passport, military card, or photo ID, including a driver's license, from any of the 50 states or a province of Canada as proof of legal age.
Travis Mitchell, a 25-year-old New Hampshire native who has lived in D.C. since 2007, was visiting his parents with friends [...]

D.C. is Under a Heat Emergency. Here’s What You Need to Know

The temperature in D.C. hit 91 degrees with a heat index of 96 degrees this afternoon, which means the city's Heat Emergency Plan has been activated.
In cases of extreme heat (when the heat index tops 95 degrees), the D.C. government opens four cooling centers throughout the city each weekday between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. They are:

One Judiciary [...]

Cherry Blossoms Hit PEAK BLOOM

The nearly never-ending winter seemed like this day would never come, and yet: The cherry blossoms hit peak bloom today, according to the National Park Service.
Peak bloom refers to the time when 70 percent of the cherry blossoms along the tidal basin are in bloom. This is the latest peak bloom date the city has [...]

Study: D.C. Underground Sex Industry Valued at $103 Million

The average underground sex act in D.C. costs between $20 and $150.
That's according to an Urban Institute report released today on how much money commercial sex generates in American cities. The report found that the little-talked about underground sex industry in D.C. was still worth about $103 million in 2007—that's the same value of the city's [...]

Two Weeks After a Snowstorm, Some Residents Still Waiting for Trash Pickup

The effects of the District's pre-Valentine's Day snowstorm still linger on, with significant portions of the District reporting that they haven't had their trash or recycling picked up since before the Feb. 13 storm.
This backup most widely effects residents that have once-a-week Thursday trash pickup, chiefly large portions of wards 3 and 4, according to [...]

The Needle: Flake ‘N’ Bake

Cold Times: Another unforeseen repercussion of the snow storm: Delivery of 577,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in the Washington area will be delayed. -3
The Heartless Capital: Happy Valentine's Day! A Facebook data-based study found that D.C. is the second-worst city for singles to find love. -2