Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to ...

Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums

The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase private support for the world's largest museum and research complex to fund programs in history, science, art and culture.
D.C. police investigate triple shoo...

D.C. police investigate triple shooting

One person is dead after a triple shooting in D.C. on Monday.
Double shooting kills 1, injures an...

Double shooting kills 1, injures another in DC

A double shooting in the District of Columbia has killed one man and injured another.
Woodward, Bernstein join Kalb Repor...

Woodward, Bernstein join Kalb Report to talk Watergate

Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will discuss their coverage of the Watergate scandal on The Kalb Report Monday evening.
Ted Leonsis ... Sexual Caramel? Wiz...

Ted Leonsis ... Sexual Caramel? Wizards owner sets the record straight

You read that right: Revolution Growth co-founder and Washington Wizards/Capitals owner Ted Leonsis reveals that, if the Wizards make the playoffs, not only will he get a mohawk haircut, he'll adopt the nickname "Sexual Caramel."
Lonely Planet names D.C. its No. 1 ...

Lonely Planet names D.C. its No. 1 destination for 2015

Washington is Lonely Planet's number one destination to visit for 2015, a first-time distinction for the city.


Photo: Benjamin Booker at @ U St. M...

Photo: Benjamin Booker at @ U St. Music Hall

Song Premiere: Baby Bry Bry & The A...

Song Premiere: Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists? ?Lately?

A frantic, frustrated three-chorder with vocals that come straight from Bry Bry's tensed-up, strung-out gut
Want to Publish Your Short Fiction ...

Want to Publish Your Short Fiction about D.C. in Washington City Paper?s 2015 Fiction Issue?

Send us your stories!
ToDo ToDay: Whistler Etchings, Pump...

ToDo ToDay: Whistler Etchings, Pumpkin Beer, and Benjamin Booker

Tonight, drink your beer out of a pumpkin.
Arts Roundup: Bluegrass Archive Edi...

Arts Roundup: Bluegrass Archive Edition

Will KenCen's Little Dancer go the way of so many too-literal artwork-inspired musicals?
Listen: The Funk Ark, Man Is a Mons...

Listen: The Funk Ark, Man Is a Monster

This isn't the Afrobeat you were expecting.


Muriel Bowser pulls ahead in D.C. m...

Muriel Bowser pulls ahead in D.C. mayor's race: poll

A new poll suggests Democrat Muriel Bowser is gaining momentum in the D.C. mayor's race as an increasing number of voters settle on a candidate ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

Ms. Bowser leads independent David A. Catania by 12 points in the survey, released Monday by Economic Growth D.C. ...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Indiana serial kil...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Indiana serial killer has a textbook case


This is a lesson for us all, even those of us who do not live in Indiana or claim to be a Hoosier.

She was only 19 and reportedly a prostitute.

He is 43, a convicted sex offender and reportedly has already confessed to killing her. He also might ...

Obama heckled in Maryland, as campa...

Obama heckled in Maryland, as campaign crowd files out while he talks

President Obama's speaking skills seemed to have waned a bit in Maryland, as a portion of the crowd that had gathered for a campaign event stole out early during his remarks — leaving a heckler behind.

Reuters reported that Mr. Obama was in Maryland to help with an evening campaign ...

In D.C., Immaculate Conception Cath...

In D.C., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrates 150 years with fresh look

Call it the immaculate restoration.

On Sunday, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Northwest celebrated its 150th anniversary, mere days after completion of an extensive renovation that brightened the sanctuary, patched the roof and installed glass doors at the entrance.

"Curb appeal is one of the first attractions to any ...

John Foust, Barbara Comstock locked...

John Foust, Barbara Comstock locked in contentious House race

The two candidates to replace retiring Rep. Frank R. Wolf in Virginia's 10th District are readying their closing pitch to voters in one of the most expensive House races in the country.

Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust have been locked in a tight race in which much of ...

Martin O'Malley faces steep climb t...

Martin O'Malley faces steep climb to 2016 presidential bid

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has steadily climbed the political ladder over the past 15 years, but the next rung presents a seemingly insurmountable challenge as he likely positions himself as a liberal alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary.

The former two-term Baltimore mayor hasn't officially declared ...

NY Times Washinton

Washington Has More on Its Plate

Washington Has More on Its Plate

The capital is rapidly gaining in cozy neighborhood dining spots with distinctive food.
Voyeur Case Spurs Rabbis to Add Pos...

Voyeur Case Spurs Rabbis to Add Post for Women

After a prominent modern Orthodox rabbi was charged with videotaping women as they disrobed for ritual baths, the council said it would add ombudswomen.
Lewinsky Live: I Was the Internet's...

Lewinsky Live: I Was the Internet's First Victim

A few hours after joining Twitter and sending Washington into a tizzy, Monica Lewinsky spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, and talked about being ?the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed? on the Internet.
Smithsonian Details New Fundraising...

Smithsonian Details New Fundraising Approach

The Smithsonian Institution has forged a new fundraising strategy as it tries to augment its government financing with large donations from individuals and corporations.
Holder Decision on Benghazi Case Re...

Holder Decision on Benghazi Case Reverberates

Senior F.B.I. and Justice Department officials worry that it was a mistake to entrust the case to an office with less experience in trying terrorists.
Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial...

Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial Is Approved

After two years of setbacks, Frank Gehry?s revised design for the Eisenhower Memorial on the Washington Mall is set to break ground next year.


Stolen dog Arwyn has been found, wa...

Stolen dog Arwyn has been found, walking along in Calvert County, Md, far from home

Arwyn, the 10-year-old boxer stolen from her owner?s home in Greenbelt last week, was found miles away on Monday, walking the streets of Calvert County.

The theft of the dog inspired a hashtag #FindArwyn on Twitter, and police said on Monday night that the photos which Twitter users shared may have helped Arwyn be recognized in Calvert County.

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Georgetown rabbi accused of voyeuri...

Georgetown rabbi accused of voyeurism is focus of other allegations

The case of a Georgetown rabbi accused of secretly videotaping women in the ritual bath expanded significantly Monday when a national rabbinical board said it had known since at least 2012 of complaints by women converts of inappropriate behavior.

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Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer...

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who reshaped the public image of first ladies, society muses and red-carpet regulars with grand evening wear that celebrated Latin sensuality, European refinement and American versatility, died Oct. 20 at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.

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Dvorak: My sons love getting their ...

Dvorak: My sons love getting their toenails painted. Why should that wig me out?

?No more pedicures,? I told my sons.

?Whyyy?? they whined.

?It?s not summer anymore,? I lied.

I have two boys, 7 and 10, who are addicted to pedicures.

They love the nail salon?s Captain Picard command bridge chairs with digital massage controls. And the bubbly blue water. And all the women at the salon who dote on them and tickle their little Barney Rubble feet. And they love the colors of the nail polish, which they?ve renamed Bionicle Green, Ravens Purple or Hot Wheels Orange.

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Justice Department reveals plans to...

Justice Department reveals plans to review Baltimore Police Department

A Justice Department official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent and objective review of the city police force after hearing more concerns from residents about excessive force and other misconduct by Baltimore officers.

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Despite missteps, John W. Foust pus...

Despite missteps, John W. Foust pushes on down campaign trail in Northern Virginia

For 15 years, Democrat John W. Foust has pursued elective office with a blazing intensity that goes against his everyman image as a former steelworker from Pennsylvania who paid his own way through college.

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