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Rock Creek Park

Lessons From Sawdust

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

Our family moved just north of Portland, Oregon, on a homestead in the tiny Rock Creek drainage. Not three months after we got there, we were awakened in the pre-dawn hours by chainsaws felling 100-foot Douglas firs that crashed down across the slopes facing our property. It shook our windows and it shook our kids.

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Monique Dailey | Posted 09.29.2013 | DC
Monique Dailey

The development of more green space in urban areas is important -- not just to address immediate needs but also to ensure an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability. How are inner-city children meant to share in that crucial commitment if they have no experience with it?

Management Lessons From the Wild

Patricia McGuire | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business
Patricia McGuire

As an amateur wildlife photographer, I spend quality time with my long lens watching and waiting for opportunities to capture a great photo. Carefully watching the weather and the wildlife has contributed to some of my most durable management philosophies.

Amazing Scenes From Rock Creek Park in 1912

Ghosts of DC | Posted 08.14.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

2013-06-14-01023u1024x720.jpgTake a look and see if you can place these locations in today's Rock Creek Park.

Homeless To Chow Down On National Park's Deer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.02.2013 | DC

The National Park Service delivered 600 pounds of frozen venison earlier this week to D.C. Central Kitchen (DCCK), which will distribute the meat to D...

D.C.'s Best Sledding Hills

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.06.2013 | DC

D.C.'s snow drought is over! With several inches already on the ground in the suburbs and snow falling fast in the District, this may be our first ...

LOOK: Paula Broadwell Is Staying In A Gorgeous House

Posted 11.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We've seen the media zoo outside the D.C. house where Paula Broadwell has been spotted through the window, wearing a pink sweater and dr...

LOOK: Welcome To Mount Pleasant, Paula Broadwell!

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Paula Broadwell, former CIA Director David Petraeus' biographer and alleged mistress, is thought to be camped out at her brother's house...

Unusual Rock Creek Park Twist In Petraeus Scandal

Posted 11.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Count this as one of the more random details from the continuing scandal that forced David Petreaus, a retired four-star Army general, t...

PHOTOS: Local Fall Foliage On Brilliant Display

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although the nation's capital largely escaped significant damage from Hurricane Sandy, after the storm passed, it certainty looked like ...

Forensics on the Hill: Part I

Brandon L. Garrett | Posted 09.05.2012 | Crime
Brandon L. Garrett

Why didn't anyone tell Gates over a decade before that the hair analysis in his case was all wrong? In fact, the hair testimony was scientifically unsound. There is no research on how common microscopic hair characteristics are. Hair is not like DNA or even a fingerprint.

Visit Rock Creek Cemetery: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 1

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 1. Walk Through Rock Creek Cemetery In honor of Gore Vidal. 2. Joan Soriano At Strathmore The Dominican Republic...

UPDATE: Mystery With Bright Green Stream Is Solved

Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Soapstone Valley is picturesque arm of Rock Creek Park near the Van Ness-UDC Metrorail station. It's a somewhat steep, forested and r...

Screw CSI: The Chandra Levy Case Reveals, Once Again, Police Can't Find Their Asses with Both Hands

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

What depresses me about Law & Order is not that they expeditiously solve crimes every week through meticulous sleuthing. It's that real law enforcement, crime labs, and investigatory agencies virtually never get things right.