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D.C. Police Make Arrest In Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 03.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier announced Monday afternoon that an arrest ...

Adjusted For Inflation, Metrorail Fares Near Historic Highs

Greater Greater Washington | Posted 03.26.2012 | DC
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Adjusted for inflation, Metrorail fares were at their lowest around 2000, and are now either close to or above their highest point in the 1980s. The f...

Cherry Blossom Centennial Stamp To Be Introduced

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service on Friday announced the upcoming introduction of its Cherry Blossom Centennial 45-cent Forever stamps. This ...

WATCH: 'SONG 1' Opens At The Hirshhorn, 'The Bubble' Gets Its Name

Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Multimedia artist Doug Aitken's "SONG 1" was officially inaugurated on Thursday night literally wrapping the Hirshhorn Museum in moving ...

Weekend To-Do: Shamrock Fest, Cherry Blossoms And Maryland Day

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This weekend, choose from an unexpected range of festivals: Maryland Day celebrations, National Cherry Blossom Festival events and, yes,...

PHOTOS: Eat This Waffle Cookie With Maple-Bacon Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Looking for a sweet fix? Cleveland Park's farm-to-table restaurant and bar, Ripple, on Thursday opened its storefront market, Sugar Magn...

Fetus Dies After Pregnant Mother Is Stabbed

Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A pregnant mother's fetus has died after an overnight stabbing incident in the Washington Highlands neighborhood in Southeast D.C. A...

WATCH: Ducklings Cross Pennsylvania Ave., White House Fence

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're feeling down in the dumps, just watch this video of some Washingtonians helping a duck and her ducklings cross Pennsylvani...

UK Noodle Shop Promises To Open D.C. Shop (Again)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Call us cynical, but news of Wagamama's renewed pledge to open a store in Penn Quarter doesn't instill much confidence. Bisnow Media ...

Arlington County Police: We Don't Use A Quota System

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- What's going on in Arlington County? On Monday, WUSA-TV reported that it had obtained an Arlington County Police Department memo detaili...

Silver Diner's Kid Critics Help Shape A Healthy Menu

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Silver Diner locations may soon have better options for families looking for healthy ways to eat out. Today, the diner's Rockville l...

PHOTOS: Controversial Chef Returns To Open New Italian Eatery

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Brace yourself, D.C.: Embattled chef Roberto Donna, the James Beard Award-winning toque who left the nation's capital for suburban Phoen...

Weekend To-Do Guide: St. Patrick's Day Events Galore

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's St. Patrick's Day this weekend, but that doesn't mean the only things to do involve beer and the color green. Non-alcoholic even...

PHOTOS: New Desserts At The Source

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wolfgang Puck's Newseum restaurant, The Source, has a new face in the kitchen: Duane Copeland, who came on board last month as executive...

PHOTOS: New Tapas Arrival From New York Opens

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Watch out, José Andrés. New York City-based tapas hotspot Boqueria opened Thursday in the nation's capital. The space at 19th and ...

Should D.C. Crack Down On Distracted Walking?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Plenty is known about the dangers of distracted driving. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood rails against it regularly. Jurisdicti...

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: Pig Butchering Is A Late-Night Restaurant Activity

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you walk past Logan Circle's Birch and Barley in the wee hours of the morning, you might notice that all the lights are on inside. Yo...

Md. Woman Entices Walmart With Century-Old Ice Cream Recipe

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A Gaithersburg, Md., woman may soon have her family's more than 100-year-old ice cream recipe on Walmart stores nationwide if she garner...

German Camera Company Sets Up Shop Downtown

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you walk along F Street NW downtown, you'll notice a lot of progress on the first U.S. brick-and-mortar location of Leica, a German c...

Rachel Tepper

2 Former Clowns Start Circus-Themed Food Truck

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you think local food trucks couldn't get any wackier in D.C., just wait. Two former circus clowns recently launched Cirque Cuisine, a...

Rachel Tepper

ArtJamz Revamped As New Venue On The Painting-Drinking-Eating Circuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tired of the same old dinner-and-a-movie routine? ArtJamz, a pop-up event that combines painting, drinks and live music, has been offeri...

Weekend To-Do: 'Top Model' Tryouts, D.C. United Home Opener And A Dandy Bikeride

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's probably safe to say that the worst of winter, which wasn't much of a winter at all, is behind us. As temperatures rise, make sure ...

Ty Pennington: The Watergate Could Use A Facelift

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Home & Garden Show is coming to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center March 9 through 11, bringing with it tech idea...

Metro Board Member: Agency Knew Of Brake Issue For 6 Years

The Washington Post | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC
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The region’s transit authority has known for six years that some of its rail cars have had brake parts that were failing sooner than expected, accor...

LOOK: Was That 12-Foot Giraffe On Pennsylvania Avenue?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you saw a 12-foot-tall giraffe standing outside the Newseum on Thursday, you weren't hallucinating. A giraffe named Dude held cou...