: D.C


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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

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)
Tags:  hpcolumnists; DC

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 12/31/2013

My D.C., your Washington, whatever

These days it doesn’t matter where you were born, or raised, or went to high school to make a significant impact in this city, be it locally or even nationally.

By Clinton Yates  |  02:47 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mayor vincent c gray, chocolate city, clinton yates, native washingtonian, washingtonians, dc, washington dc, dc population, dc population growth, vince gray

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Mandela’s death stirs sense of loss at South African Embassy

By DeNeen L. Brown  |  03:41 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C.

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 11/18/2013

New York Times calls D.C. ‘the gayest place in America.’ Is it?

Is D.C. really “the gayest place in America?” And how do you accurately measure that?

By Mark Berman  |  04:34 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., New York Times

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

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)
Tags:  hpcolumnists; DC

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

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)
Tags:  hpcolumnists; DC

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 10/15/2013

D.C. accidentally legalizes ticket scalping

Ticket scalping is supposed to be illegal in the District, but thanks to an oversight, it’s perfectly legal right now.

By Mark Berman  |  06:11 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. Laws

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)
Tags:  hpcolumnists; DC

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Gray has become an increasingly vocal critic of the shutdown

As the government shutdown has continued, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has been a vocal critic of the impasse and its impact on the city.

By Mark Berman  |  12:18 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Government, Mayor Vincent Gray, Shutdown

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Investigation into D.C. tax lien practice sparks outrage

A Washington Post investigation looking into the impact of the District's tax lien sales has drawn attention to the program and elicited outrage from D.C. officials and others in the region.

By Mark Berman  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C.

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists, The District

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists, The District

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists, The District

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Looking back at the East Coast earthquake two years later

Two years after an earthquake rattled the East Coast, people recall where they were when the tremors first struck the D.C. region.

By Mark Berman  |  12:26 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Earthquake, Earthquake

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)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists, The District

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Considering the unusual home

A rowhouse in D.C. has sparked outrage and drawn interest, as have other unusual homes over the years.

By Mark Berman  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C.