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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 02/26/2014

NFL stadiums belong in the suburbs

They host too few games, and need too much parking, to fit in an urban area.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:25 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014

D.C. is losing its ‘futurist-in-chief’

Harriet Tregoning has been one of the region’s leaders around smart growth.

By David Alpert  |  04:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/11/2014

The challenge of classroom management

How do teachers learn to keep things from spiraling out of control?

By Natalie Wexler  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/12/2013

What’s the best corner in the District?

In search for urbanist perfection.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/19/2013

A small step toward taller D.C. buildings

Thorough discussion is needed, but this plan certainly has a lot of veto points.

By David Alpert  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Does Catania’s scholarship plan promise enough?

Free or almost-free college tuition isn’t a panacea for the ills that plague public schools.

By Natalie Wexler  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 11/14/2013

End of an era in Georgetown

Cannons Seafood was one of the neighborhood’s last long-term family owned businesses.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:51 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 11/14/2013

D.C. Zoning Commission grills AAA on parking minimums

Members zero in on the holes in the group’s case against easing the city’s building rules.

By David Alpert  |  12:34 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Biking on a sidewalk? OK, but don’t be a jerk about it

There are times when cyclists need to be on the sidewalk, and if you pay attention, everyone can get where they’re going safely.

By David Alpert  |  05:58 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013

A security camera comes through for bike owners

D.C. police catch a break in a string of bicycle thefts.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Four suggestions for a new Franklin Square

The right design could transform the underused park into one of America’s best public spaces.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/03/2013

The Ike memorial: Is a nice park enough?

Ironically, a classical alternative would be more daring.

By Dan Malouff  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Eyesore at Wisconsin and M

Historical preservation laws -- rightly -- are silent on hideous paint jobs.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:58 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/19/2013

A one-block break in the M Street cycletrack

Did DDOT planners make the right call in a conflict over limited street space?

By David Alpert  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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