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'Heat Seekers' Visits Capitol Hill's DC-3 (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you dropped by hot dog shop DC-3 on Capitol Hill's Barracks Row on Tuesday, you likely witnessed quite a scene. Food Network show "He...

Chef Accused Of Feeding Cat To Dogs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A former sous chef at Virginia's famous Inn at Little Washington is facing a felony charge of animal cruelty for allegedly feeding a pet...

Some Good Picks For D.C. Restaurant Week

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC

WASHINGTON -- How often do you get to eat out? This week, area restaurants are hoping more often than usual: Restaurant Week kicked off Monday with $2...

Health Inspector: Occupy DC Camp Drawing More Rats

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to the District of Columbia's health inspector, the Occupy DC encampment in McPherson Square is experiencing worsening rodent ...

Should D.C. Residents Be Denied Voting Rights?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's a common argument used in the case against greater voting rights or statehood for the District of Columbia: Why should the resident...

Which Anonymous Senator Sparked Norton's Anger?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), slammed the anonymous senator who placed a hold on legislati...

Another Metro Brake Component Falls Off Train

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro is inspecting more of its railcar fleet this weekend after an incident on Friday where a brake component fell off an Orange Line t...

Let It All Hang Out At Sunday's 'No Pants Metro Ride' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're looking for a way to better get to know your fellow Washingtonians, just hop on the Metro on Sunday and see them like never be...

Weekend To-Do: Cheer For Boxing Elvis, Take In Some Art (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After some bitterly cold weather this week, daytime temperatures are going to be unseasonably warm this weekend. While it'll be tempting...

Morbid Job Ad: Arlington Seeks Company To 'Dump Bodies'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Need a job? Arlington County has an opening, but you may not want it. The Washington Business Journal's Michael Neibauer recently notice...

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Charity Distributes 1,200 New Winter Coats To Needy D.C. Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As the D.C. area got its first real taste of winter this week, the Children's Charities Foundation has been ensuring that needy youngste...

Metro's Winter Of Discontent: Expect Closures, Delays Into Spring

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If Wednesday morning's massive Metrorail delays due to cracked rails from cold temperatures weren't enough of an annoyance for riders, M...

Ian MacKaye Discusses Fugazi Live Series

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Legendary D.C. post-punk band Fugazi hasn't played a show since 2002, but languishing fans can now revisit their favorite performances o...

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Bikeshare Officials Explore Corporate Sponsorship Options

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is now moving forward with making the corporate sponsorship plan that was being considered in the fall a reality. T...

Longtime D.C. Record Store To Close

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The lastest victim of the digital shift in how we get our music: Dupont Circle's Melody Records will close later this winter after 34 ye...

Will D.C.'s Mayor Be Recalled?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Now entering his second year in office, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray (D) has had trouble shaking off the various scandals and...

Mayor Gray: D.C. Is No Longer Nation's Murder Capital

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The mayor of the District of Columbia has declared that the days of the nation's capital being the nation's murder capital are long sinc...

Marion Barry Notified Of Potential D.C. Council Violation

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D) has sent a letter to Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry (D) rebuking the former may...

Occupy DC's Wooden Structure Dismantled By Park Police

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In an overnight action, U.S. Park Police dismantled a wooden structure Occupy DC protesters had built in McPherson Square, the scene of ...

Don't Have New Year's Eve Plans Yet? Here Are Some Ideas (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Still without a plan for New Year's Eve? Don't watch the clock turn midnight alone at home. Whether you want to dance to '80s music or s...

Weekend To-Do Guide: Ice Skating, Waterskiing Santas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The holidays are finally here! There are plenty of Christmas-themed events happening this weekend, but don't feel left out if you're not...

Repairs To NGA's East Building Continue

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you think the National Gallery of Art's 33-year-old East Building is looking a bit gaunt these days, you're right. The building, ...

WATCH: Head-Roc, Dead Prez Headline Occupy DC Concert

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A huddle of damp Occupy DC protesters were treated to an intimate, politically-minded performance by hip-hop artists Head-Roc and Dead P...

Whole Foods Offends With Hanukkah Mix-Up

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are local businesses culturally insensitive to Jews? The Washington Post's Jessica Goldstein expressed her shock Tuesday when she learne...

Sick Of Fruitcake? Try These D.C. Gourmet Holiday Dishes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If rock-hard fruit cake isn't your cup of tea, you're in luck. Restaurants across town are cooking up holiday dishes both sweet and savo...