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What the Shutdown Says about D.C.'s Cultural Scene

Eli Lehrer | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Eli Lehrer

he shutdown this week, just about 18 years after the last federal closure, gives local residents a chance to get an idea of what the town might be like without the government here. And it's not all bad. A look at the landscape shows that D.C. is coming into its own as a cultural destination.

'New York Times' Neighborhood Descriptions Roil D.C. Residents

Posted 01.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- How would you describe the U Street corridor? If you're a writer or editor at The New York Times, you might think U Street is "scruffy."...

The Best DC Nightlife: Polling Not Required

Party Earth | Posted 10.17.2012 | DC
Party Earth

If someone asked us to pick the top three nightlife areas in town, we'd rattle off "Adams Morgan, the U Street Corridor, and the H Street Corridor" without missing a beat. And that's not even a controversial thing to proclaim. Here's why.

Headaches Coming To U Street

Posted 06.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With streetscaping work nearly complete on 18th Street NW in Adams Morgan, construction crews will start reshaping a new busy corridor: ...

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: Pop-Up Coffeehouse Opens Inside Darnell's Bar | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The lights are usually off during the day at Darnell's Bar, a well-loved but little-known watering hole on Florida Avenue NW near Howard...

Taylor Gourmet Unveils New Breakfast Sandwiches (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Your options for weekend breakfast just got a bit more interesting. Taylor Gourmet's new location on 14th Street NW which only opened ea...

Financially-Troubled Theater May Have Its 'Christmas Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is expected to announce plans to sponsor a four-week run of David Fincher's "The Girl wit...

Weekend Track Work Will Close Green And Yellow Line Stations

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For all those planning on using Metrorail over the upcoming three-day Columbus Day weekend, be aware that major track switch reconstruct...

Lincoln Theatre Funding Crisis Could Shutter Landmark

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U Street's historic Lincoln Theatre, which has hosted legendary artists like Billie Holliday, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, is in d...

Extra Rails At U Street? Metro Preps For Future Track Work

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Metro says it's upgrading its rail system to make it safer, much of that work takes place in places passengers don't normally see -...

Metro Throws Out Set Schedules For Busy Bus Line

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Metro institutes a number of bus changes this weekend across the region, the transit agency will be trying something new with one b...

Happy Litter Free Inauguration!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

The important thing to remember, when trekking the National Mall, running circles around the Washington Monument, doing a Rocky Balboa run up the steps of Lincoln, is to pick up after yourself.