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Go Behind the Scenes as DC's Union Station Returns to Gilded Grandeur

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

The restoration of the ceiling, undertaken by Union Station Redevelopment Corporation and supported in part by a grant from American Express Company, has hit its stride and as the first completed section is revealed. Let's go through the process of restoring this National Treasure.

Indoor Park Coming, Temporarily, At Union Station

Posted 08.15.2013 | Chicago

Kicking back and relaxing is probably the last thing on the minds of most people who pass through Chicago's Union Station. But that could change, a...

Destination Washington DC-The Jefferson

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

Destination Washington D.C. - The Jefferson by Illeana Hoffman and Steven Lapidus After the recent visit to Vermont, the next leg of our college sear...

Ben & Jerry's Founder: Get Money Out!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Welcome to Washington, where frozen treats and political activism meet. On Tuesday, the Ben & Jerry's ice cream shop in Union Statio...

Arthur Delaney

Low-Wage Strikes Come To Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tyrika Meade started working at the sunglass stand in Union Station six weeks ago. She said she earns $8.25 an hour on an irregular sche...

Federal Government Nation's Biggest Creator of Low-Wage Jobs: Time for Obama to Act

Mike Lux | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

President Obama has waited too long. The president could help those 2,000,000 low-wage workers working for government contractors with an executive order, and for over four years now, he has refused to act.

Kofi Annan At Sixth And I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 5

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.05.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 1. Kofi Annan At Sixth And I Can you think of any other former United Nations secretaries general speaking tonigh...

Union Station's Grand Plan 'On Thin Ice'

| Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff How likely is it that Congress will contribute in a substantial way to Amtrak's $7.5 billion overhaul plan for Unio...

LOOK: British Sushi Chain Opens 1st U.S. Outpost

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Many things move around Union Station including trains, commuters and shoppers. Now, sushi is on the move, too. The British chain YO...

Rachel Tepper

Union Station Earthquake Damage Repairs Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you've walked through Union Station's usually majestic Main Hall recently, there's no ignoring the jarring scaffolding that lines the...

Gray: There WIll Be No Streetcar Loop

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The partially-built H Street NE-Benning Road streetcar line needs to connect to Union Station somehow, and at a Tuesday night community ...

Michael Grass

Metro: Ceiling Panels In Stations Safe After Earthquake

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Grass | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you step into Union Station's Main Hall, you'll see black netting stretched across the great space. Look up, and you'll see why: Smal...

Quake-Damaged Union Station Hall Reopens After Plaster Hits Person (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Main Hall of Union Station reopened Sunday afternoon after a piece of plaster fell from the earthquake-damaged ceiling and hit a res...

Fantom Comics Leaving Union Station, Offers Cash In New Retail Space Search

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Oct. 4, Fantom Comics got 30 days notice that the store would be losing the lease on the prime Union Station space it's had for the p...

A Movie Theater For Uline Arena?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Uline Arena, an under-used property adjacent to the Union Station rail yards with a serious history but no clear future, may be converte...

By Bus, Rail, Train And Car: Tips To Beat Carmageddon

Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Metro: Hundreds of extra buses are being provided with shorter turn-around time between them.

Free Trips to Tijuana

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 08.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

"If you want a free trip to Tijuana, stop by Union Station." That's the smart-alecky text message a friend of mine received as news of an immigration...

America Stumbles Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm almost as delighted as Hizonner himself that Mayor Villaraigosa is the new president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. What better perch from which to pitch the country on the merits of America Fast Forward?

The Ken Burns of Colorado

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nathan Havey

As we in the West continue to hike the long trail toward building the kind of society we can all be proud of, lets all take a moment to put the next hill in context.

The Portal to Denver's Progress (You're Invited)

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nathan Havey

Denver Union Station: Portal to Progress premieres at the Hayatt Regency on Friday. This new documentary film tells Union Station's story, and the broader narrative of Denver's history.

Denver Blogs: Oh, NFL Sundays, how I missed thee

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Our daily round up of local blogs. Enjoy, and happy Friday. Is the pessimism of Broncos fans waning, or do the Bengals just suck? (Or coul...

Union Station redevelopment consumes some of LoDo's best free parking

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

View Larger Map Big news on the transportation front: The long-awaited redevelopment of Union Station into a new transportation hub got unde...

Denver Blogs: Child, please

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Our daily round-up of local bloggage. If you don't want to know what Bengals bloggers think about this week's Broncos-Bengals game, then y...

Classism at Union Station?

Matthew Harwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Harwood

On Tuesday afternoon, ticketed passengers were held outside in freezing temperatures after some already spent countless hours battling the cold on the Mall or at the Capitol or along the parade route.

Mr. Obama's New Wheels -- First Official Look

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I never liked the look of the Bush limo. It was too massive and appeared to be a truck that had started out as a tank. Obama's new limo looks more like an actual car, albeit a very big and heavy one.