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The 30 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids
From vintage carousels to world-renowned museums, D.C. offers something for every family. We’ve mapped our 30 top picks.
Union Station in D.C.: The ultimate guide
Where to eat, where to shop, and what to know about the history behind it all
The 18 best design and furniture stores in the D.C. area
Where to shop when you need a new piece
Virginia latest place to make single family zoning ban a political fight
A bill to allow duplexes statewide shows housing policy fights carry more weight as suburbs shift and housing crisis worsens.
Washington, D.C.’s most iconic buildings, mapped
The District boasts an array of architectural gems.
17 military monuments, museums, and memorials in the D.C. area
Where to honor U.S. veterans and military members in and around the nation’s capital.
A quick guide to electric scooters, bikes, and mopeds in D.C.
Getting around the nation’s capital on two wheels is easier than ever.
Your guide to the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C.
Where to get fresh fruit, vegetables, and other foodstuff.
Can Apple stores be public spaces?
The tech giant wants to be the new town square.
10 D.C. area towns worth visiting for fun day trips
Itching to get out of the city? Visit these charming towns.
The ultimate guide to Washington’s Nationals Park
What you need to know to feel like a true fan of the World Series-bound Nats.
D.C.’s 20 most underrated museums and galleries, mapped
Skip the National Mall and head to these lesser-known locations instead.
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20 secret gardens and green spaces in Washington, D.C.
Sit back, relax, and soak up the sun in these 20 secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Washington, D.C.
The D.C. area’s best bike trails, mapped
From Mount Vernon Trail to the Capital Crescent Trail, see what the area has in store for those who like to explore in the great outdoors.
D.C.'s 10 largest residential developments under construction
The city’s built environment is transforming with these megaprojects.
A history buff's guide to the D.C. area's best non-touristy sites
Don’t gloss over these extraordinary places.
D.C.'s most beautiful interiors, mapped
It’s what’s on the inside that counts.
New digital trail highlights D.C.’s African-American civil rights history
The project has 100 sites, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Library and Barry Farm
Two-year reconstruction of Oregon Avenue NW will launch soon
The project is expected to cost around $23 million.
Popular listing services agree to combat online housing discrimination in D.C.
Apartments.com and Zillow aim to help protect Section 8 participants.
Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run on H Street NE
In fleeing, the striking driver hit a D.C. Circulator bus and a parked car.
New D.C. bill would induce reckless drivers to take remedial driving courses
After a certain number of high-risk violations, their vehicles would be impounded.
City fast-tracks $47M housing contract with limited public input
Well-connected developers are set to receive funds for providing affordable units.
Designated curbside space for deliveries and taxis reduces double parking and U-turns: study
Such incidents fell 64 percent near special zones during a recent D.C. pilot program.
Metro finishes $176M escalator replacement project after eight years
Outdoor canopies are still planned for some station entrances.
D.C. empowers bike lane enforcement officers to issue photo tickets to drivers
The city is also deploying 26 new officers to keep bike lanes clear of cars.
D.C. offers new financial assistance for replacing lead pipes
Residents can apply to recover at least 50 percent of their costs.
D.C. could extend rent control through 2030
New legislation would ensure the program doesn’t lapse at the end of next year.
What to know for the Washington Nationals victory parade Saturday
They won the fight! Now it’s time to party
Arlington Memorial Bridge closure postponed until mid-November
People won’t be able to use the bridge for an entire weekend.
The 12 most haunted hotels in the U.S.
We’ve searched high and low to bring you the creepiest, spookiest, and scariest haunted hotels from around the United States.
Officials to present design concepts for Georgetown C&O Canal rehabilitation
A public meeting on a required environmental review is set for November 7.
Voting by mail could come to D.C. under new bill
The District would join other U.S. jurisdictions in permitting the practice
25 endangered cultural sites added to 2020 World Monuments Watch list
The World Monument Fund has flagged 25 monuments, buildings, and communities worldwide that "marry great historical significance with contemporary social impact."
New downtown foundation to support work on parks, homelessness, and events
The foundation is backed by a variety of local businesses.
Logan Circle condo with two terraces and two parking spots asks $785K
The home is in walking distance of various restaurants and Metro stations.
National Park Service scraps proposal to charge fees for D.C. protests
The rules would have increased barriers to demonstrating along the National Mall.
Long-running High Heel Race returns to Dupont Circle tomorrow
The beloved drag race will close 17th Street NW to cars for several hours.
What to know for World Series-related street closures near Nationals Park
The Washington Nationals come home Friday for the third game of the series.