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Attention Vinyl Lovers: DC Record Fair Set For Sunday

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C.-area residents will have an opportunity to expand their vinyl collections on Sunday. After two recent fairs at Artisphere in Rossyl...

Teachers At the Table With Secretary Duncan

Teach Plus | Posted 04.10.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

"Teacher voice is needed in order for real reform to take place," U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told the inaugural cohort of Teach Plus D.C. Teaching Policy Fellows last week.

Meet Markus Batchelor, A Young Leader From Anacostia

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sitting in a Foggy Bottom Starbucks on Sunday, a woman leaned over to ask Markus Batchelor his age. "Wow," she said when the George ...

Jason Cherkis

Two Occupy DC Activists Remain Jailed After Police Clash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON--Two members of Occupy DC will remain jailed until at least Thursday on charges they assaulted police officers during Saturday's clash with...

D.C. Food Trucks Gathering Support For New Regulations

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's barely taken 24 hours, but the D.C. Food Trucks Association has already assembled more than 500 signatures in support of new regula...

Megan Arellano

D.C. Central Kitchen Film Project Nets $40,000 Funds | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With just six hours before its deadline, Trixie Films secured $40,000 in Kickstarter funding to film a documentary about D.C. Central Ki...

Beloved Neighborhood Diner Is Closing Its Doors

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After nearly two years in business, the Capital City Diner in Ward 5's Trinidad neighborhood will close its doors this weekend. The dine...

New LED Lights To Brighten National Mall

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While Congress may be trying to dim the federal incandescent bulb ban, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is getting ready to brighten up th...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Wall Street Monitored By U.S. Conference Of Mayors, Emails Show | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After denying that they are coordinating responses to Occupy Wall Street, the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently surveyed city administr...

The DC Rent Bubble and the "Quick Buck" Business Model

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

It is the "quick-buck" business model that has dominated most American corporations over the past three decades and caused the demise of many of them.

HuffPost Guides: Canaan Valley Resort

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel...

Top Books From the Past Year (or So) by (Mostly) Local Authors

Sean Carman | Posted 02.23.2012 | DC
Sean Carman

How hard was it to compile a year-end best-of book list? Not as easy as I thought. D.C. authors published some great books this year (and in 2010) but finding them required effort.

The Big Distraction

Max Skolnik | Posted 02.19.2012 | DC
Max Skolnik

We have lost sight of the true problems facing the District. While we fiddle with the composition of a new ethics board and technical changes to the municipal code, DC burns with 30% child poverty and 50% youth unemployment rates.

The Art Of Dumpster Diving

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Its the holiday season, a time when people tend to eat a lot and waste even more. This video embraces the opposite. It is the not so un-common story of a family that dumpster dives.

Hunger Strike Day 6: D.C. Barriers to Self-Rule Aggravate Public Health Emergency

Ben Zucker | Posted 02.18.2012 | DC
Ben Zucker

To promote D.C. self-rule and legislative representation, four Occupy DC activists began a hunger strike on December 8th. After many years of direct action protests, this is the first hunger strike for D.C. self-rule.

The Three Horsemen of Arts Education

Nick Rabkin | Posted 02.14.2012 | Education
Nick Rabkin

If more education policymakers begin to recognize the poor returns that school reform has brought, we may, even in this time of deep economic strain, see a new openness to the arts in our schools.

10 Exciting Holiday Experiences In 5 American Cities

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 02.13.2012 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

A wealth of yuletide experiences around the country are just waiting to be discovered.

J. L. Greene

Car Service Cartels Use Regulation to Crush Competitors | J. L. Greene | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- In June 2010 the Nashville Metropolitan City Council passed legislation raising the city's minimum fee for limo and sedan rentals, ...

Wal-Mart's Coming to Town

Nick Wiseman | Posted 02.01.2012 | DC
Nick Wiseman

For Wal-Mart to grow, it has to turn to urban areas. Not because of some moral epiphany, but because of the bottom line. The "food deserts" Wal-Mart wants to occupy lie on top of deep reserves of customers.

Jane Smith

Occupy DC: 'We Are Not Party-Affiliated' | Jane Smith | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, the two-month anniversary of Occupy DC, approximately 100 protesters marched from McPherson Square to 727 15th St. NW to pr...

PHOTOS: White House Christmas Tree Lighting Is Greener Than You Think

Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

The National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony stands as one of the United States' richest traditions. Nine decades in, the event has gained some green...

Ryan Grim

Occupy DC To Target Democratic Fundraiser | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Washington arm of the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to target a high-dollar Democratic fundraiser near the group's McPherson Squ...

Tyler Kingkade

Free Haircuts For The Unemployed At Georgetown Salon | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Georgetown's O Salon sent out an email Tuesday to its clientele advertising that it would give anyone who's unemployed a free haircut. W...

Making Aquaman Cool Again: An Interview with Geoff Johns

Bryan Young | Posted 01.29.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

And though we joke about him, Aquaman can be a pretty badass character. For evidence, you need to look no further than the current DC relaunch of the character.

Arin Greenwood

Occupy Protesters Read Between Lines Of Park Service Memo | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are Occupy protesters in the nation's capital on the brink of eviction? Some say a notice from the National Park Service, which has juri...