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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Anacostia takes first steps to creating a business improvement district (#DMVReads)

A five-member board has been appointed and hopes to start hiring employees in March 2013.

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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Derecho 911 problems lead to changes from Verizon, Arlington County (#DMVReads)

Verizon and Arlington County are taking precautions to prevent another 911 outage after extreme weather.

By Andy Smith  |  12:31 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 08/13/2012

D.C. farmers markets full of unusual finds, says Borderstan.com

A list of some of the more unfamiliar foods found at D.C.-area farmers markets this summer.

By Andy Smith  |  03:16 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Visualizing the segregation of D.C.’s housing (#DMVReads)

A new graphic helps visualize the lack of diversity in D.C.’s neighborhoods.

By Andy Smith  |  12:16 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Bethesda’s ‘coolest city’ ranking explained (#DMVReads)

Demographic diversity and low unemployment help explain why Forbes ranked Bethesda the 17th coolest city in America.

By Andy Smith  |  01:09 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Metro wants you to come pick up your bicycle (#DMVReads)

Metro has released photos of bikes abandoned outside stations, hoping owners will claim them.

By Andy Smith  |  04:10 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 07/31/2012

ARCH Development CEO: What H Street Playhouse’s relocation means to Anacostia (#DMVReads)

The playhouse will provide a much-needed cultural presence, says a neighborhood leader.

By Andy Smith  |  11:17 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Capital Fringe Festival: How ‘Apocalypse Picnic’ managed to turn a profit (#DMVReads)

A participating performer shares how his show, “Apocalypse Picnic,” managed to turn a profit.

By Andy Smith  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 07/27/2012

O’Malley’s special session on gambling faces obstacles, says MarylandReporter.com (#DMVReads)

Gov. Martin O’Malley may not have enough votes to pass his desired legislation at the recently called August session.

By Andy Smith  |  02:56 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 07/24/2012

D.C. State Fair scheduled for September (#DMVReads)

The third annual event will include bakers, brewers and craft makers competing for the title of city’s best.

By Andy Smith  |  04:03 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Vincent Gray heckled by D.C. HIV/AIDS activists (#DMVReads)

The D.C. mayor was criticized while speaking at the International AIDS conference for not doing enough to curb the disease in the District.

By Andy Smith  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Georgetown University picks downtown location for satellite campus (#DMVReads)

The school has found a downtown location for its School of Continuing Studies satellite campus.

By Andy Smith  |  04:55 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Columbia Pike streetcar construction worries bicycle advocacy groups

Local bike advocacy fear their safety concerns about track placement are being ignored.

By Andy Smith  |  05:36 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Georgetown University campus plan approved by D.C. Zoning Commission (#DMVReads)

The plan represents a compromise between the school and neighborhood advocacy groups.

By Andy Smith  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Parks and Recreation in D.C.: Five Smithsonian exhibits for Leslie Knope (#DMVReads)

Five exhibits that the main character from NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” should see while visiting D.C.

By Andy Smith  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Southwest quadrant development would correct mistakes made in the 1960s (#DMVReads)

The plans to create in “ecodistrict” in the quadrant are an opportunity to improve failed 1960s urban renewal projects.

By Andy Smith  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 07/13/2012

WMATA board leaves riders out of policy decisions (#DMVReads)

The transit agency board’s decision-making procedures fail to give adequate weight to riders’ concerns.

By Andy Smith  |  12:33 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Food truck options for D.C. vegetarians; which opposing player torments the Redskins the most?

Vegetarian food truck options and a look at what player torments the Redskins the most top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:29 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Dog park coming to Clarendon; Maryland’s Corridor Cities Transitway plan finalized

A dog park coming to Clarendon and improved rail commuting in Maryland top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  11:46 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Gay marriage in Maryland could see boost in support; new statistics on homelessness in D.C.

Our picks for the five best local blog posts from the past week.

By Andy Smith  |  11:35 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Park View elementary school receives grant for library; JaVale McGee’s success a test for Wizards fans

An elementary school receives a big grant and how Wizards fans should handle JaVale McGee’s success top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:10 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Caribbean Carnival headed to Baltimore; Scam in Annandale, Virginia targets the elderly

The Caribbean Carnival moves to Baltimore and a scam in Annandale targeting the elderly top Tuesday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Squirrel the natural choice for D.C. state animal; Good Stuff Eatery comes to Crystal City

A suggestion for D.C.’s official state animal and a look at a local gardener meet-up top Monday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:00 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Capital Bikeshare expands into Maryland; liquor license moratorium for U Street debated

Our picks for the five best local blog posts from the past week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:23 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Arlington County Police Department honored; Capitals and Rangers battle late into the night

Two Arlington County Police Department members honored for their service to the elderly tops today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Capital Bikeshare riders and helmet usage; what to wear to summer concerts in D.C.

Why a study on helmet usage among Capital Bikeshare riders might be misleading tops today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:23 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Capitals big win over Bruins is one to savor; Chevy Chase Circle has a unique history

Why the Capitals big win is one to savor and the unique history of Chevy Chase Circle top Thursday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:09 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/25/2012

D.C. strives to become a tech hub; Capital Bikeshare arrives in Ballston

D.C. strives to become a tech hub and Capital Bikeshare coming to Ballston top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Capital Area Food Banks hosts annual fundraiser; American University students help out alum

A look inside the Capital Area Food Bank’s annual fundraiser tops today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Fairfax County studies the future of Seven Corners; Ramen bar comes to Adams Morgan

Fairfax County examines the future of Seven Corners and a new Ramen Bar in Adams Morgan top Monday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  02:29 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Hackers continue attacks on D.C. sites; Biker Barre to open near Barracks Row (#DMVReads)

Hackers continue attacks on D.C. sites; Biker Barre to open near Barracks Row.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:43 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Why development moratoriums make traffic headaches worse; Cherry blossom beer on H Street (#DMVReads)

Why development moratoriums make traffic headaches worse; Cherry blossom beer on H Street.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Flat Metro fare a bad idea for D.C.; remembering when the Police played in Adams Morgan

The case against Metro flat fares and remembering when the Police played in Adams Morgan top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Local parks in need of maintenance after warm weather; Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch profiled

The warm weather’s effect on D.C. area parks and a profile of Maryland’s House speaker top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:43 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Earth Day 2012 comes to Capitol Hill; Capitals have toughness to beat the Bruins

Earth Day 2012 comes to Capitol Hill and the Capitals getting tough against the Bruins top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  02:03 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Pretzel shop opens on Capitol Hill; chivalry lives on in Columbia Heights

Our picks for the five best local blog posts from the past week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Opening Day guide to Nats Park; Fairfax charter school makes pitch to parents

An Opening Day guide to Nats Park and a pitch for a Fairfax charter school top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:24 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/11/2012

WMATA should embrace environmental sustainability; University of Maryland chef cooks at the Masters tournament

Why WMATA should embrace environmental sustainability tops today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Virginia highway construction improving with new technologies; Capitals toughen up for Bruins

New technology improving Va. highways and the Capitals getting tough for their playoff series top Tuesday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Public art project lures tourists into D.C. neighborhoods; Reston of 1940 examined

How a public art project intends to lure tourists into D.C.’s neighborhoods tops today’s best local reading.

By Andy Smith  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/06/2012

GSA upheaval could benefit Georgetown Waterfront; what the 1940 census reveals about LeDroit Park

Our picks for the five best local blog posts from the past week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Nationals need to win over their fan base; two proposals for developing downtown Wheaton

Why the Nationals need to win over their fan base and proposals for development in Wheaton top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Table games a possibility for Maryland; new dog park considered for Georgetown

Table games being considered in Md. and a new dog park for Georgetown top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  11:56 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/30/2012

New car sharing service is good for Georgetown; citizens police class takes a field trip to a jail

Our picks for the five best local blog posts from the past week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Tips for local gardeners after a mild winter; singing competition coming to Arlington

Tips for local gardeners after a mild winter and a singing competition in Arlington top Thursday’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Redskins free agency grades; unique application for MTV’s ‘The Real World’

Grading the Redskins off-season and a unique application for MTV’s “The Real World” top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Maryland tries to lure film productions; public art project coming to Anacostia

Maryland’s effort to entice the film industry and a public art project coming to Anacostia top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Streetcars might make sense for Columbia Pike; a guide to D.C. region cooking classes

Streetcars on Columbia Pike and a cooking class guide top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:51 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Wonder bread factory to be redeveloped; Redskins’ troubling history with free agent wide receivers

The redevelopment of an old Wonder bread factory and the Redskins’ troubling history with signing wide receivers top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Mike Daisey speaks at Georgetown University; WMATA should consider a tourist pass

Mike Daisey speaks at Georgetown and why WMATA should consider a tourist pass top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Tourist season tips for D.C. locals; Embassy Chef Challenge recap

Tips for D.C. locals during tourist season and the Embassy Chef Challenge top this week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/15/2012

St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Capitol Hill; Maryland Senate passes new smoking ban

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Capitol Hill and a new smoking ban in Maryland top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Mall monuments becoming too ‘Disney-fied’; a playground for downtown D.C.

Debating the state of monuments on the Mall and a playground for downtown D.C. top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 03/13/2012

#DMVReads: Real-time Metro signs outside stations; Nats’ Opening Day roster talk

Suggested changes to Metro signs and projecting the Nats’ Opening Day roster top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:26 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Living in Dupont Circle may be a cost-effective choice; D.C. Council candidates speak at forum

Weighing the cost of ubran vs. suburban living and a D.C. Council candidates forum top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:52 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Jeffrey Thompson raids add intrigue to local elections; eBay full of unique D.C.-themed items

Jeffrey Thompson raids add intrigue to local elections and D.C. items on eBay top the week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Hoyas win started with smart strategy; businesses face challenges in gentrifying neighborhoods

A breakdown of the Hoyas’ Big East Tournament win and the challenges to businesses in gentrifying areas top Thursday’s local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Marion Barry sings birthday karaoke; PBS hackers charged

Marion Barry singing birthday karaoke and charges brought against PBS’s hackers top Wednesday’s local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:21 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/06/2012

JaVale McGee’s trade prospects; finding high-end art in unexpected places

The trade prospects for JaVale McGee and some high-end art in a surprising place top today’s local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Md. GOP fights back on windpower; Radiohead to play D.C. this summer

The Maryland GOP fights back on windpower and Radiohead announces a D.C. concert date, topping today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:14 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/02/2012

D.C. police utilizing technology to curb homicide rate; how minimum rent mandate effects area’s poor residents

How technology helps D.C. police and what a minimum rent mandate would mean for the area’s poor highlight this week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Metro buses switching to alternative fuel; bicycle accident on U Street

Metro buses switching to alternative fuel and the fallout from a bike accident on U Street top today’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Judges in Maryland don’t want to work weekends; Helen Hayes Award nominations are in

Judges who don’t want to work on weekends and local theater award nominations top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/27/2012

New Howard Theatre prepares to reopen in Shaw; cat makes a bid for U.S. Senate seat in Virginia

The New Howard Theatre prepares to reopen and a cat running for the U.S. Senate top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Redskins’ Coach Mike Shanahan’s draft tendencies; Kwame Brown’s etiquette rules double standard

Mike Shanahan’s draft tendencies and a question about Kwame Brown lead this week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:24 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012

James Beard Foundation recognizes Penn Quarter chefs; planning commission hearing in Annandale, Va.

Prestigious recognition for local chefs and a planning commission hearing in Va. top today’s local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Capitals a hockey team without an identity; D.C. Council considers ban on cursing

A pointed look at the Capitals roster and a cursing ban for D.C. Council top Tuesday’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:40 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Chili showdown on H Street; better bike laws for Prince George’s County

A chili showdown and better bike access in Prince George’s County top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 02/14/2012

A new parking plan for Ward 1; same-sex marriage rally in Annapolis

A new parking plan for Ward 1 and a rally for same-sex marriage top Tuesday’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:21 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Recapping D.C.’s One City Summit; tips for securing Valentine’s Day reservations

A recap of D.C.’s One City Summit and tips for Valentine’s Day reservations top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Donald Trump’s begins forming development team for Old Post Office; remembering a local jazz legend

Donald Trump’s Old Post Office development team and a local jazz legend remembered top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Catapalooza 2012; 103-year-old University of Maryland alum

Catapalooza 2012 and a 103-year-old University of Maryland alum top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:03 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Marion Barry’s Super Bowl analysis; mapping Shaw’s vacant buildings

Marion Barry’s Super Bowl analysis and a new map of the Shaw neighborhood top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 02/03/2012

#DMVReads: Debating the future of Tysons Corner; an evening with a D.C. bike cop

A debate on the future of Tysons Corner and an evening with a D.C. bike cop top this week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:12 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 02/02/2012

A groundhog for the District; Capital Bikeshare expands

D.C.’s own groundhog and Capital Bikeshare’s expansion highlight today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  11:58 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Pepco purchases Solar Decathlon house; wheelchair accessible cabs

Pepco’s purchase of a Solar Decathlon house and wheelchair accessible cabs top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 01/30/2012

#DMVReads: A new car share service for the District; projecting the Nats lineup

Information on a new car share service and projecting the Nats lineup top today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  01:17 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/27/2012

#DMVReads: The Best of the Blogs

A look at Maryland charter schools and a plea to restaurateurs top this week’s best local blog posts.

By Andy Smith  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012

#DMVReads: Gingrich and D.C. statehood; local taxi riders unhappy

Newt Gingrich’s views on D.C .statehood and a survey of local tax riders lead today’s best local reads.

By Andy Smith  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 01/25/2012

#DMVReads: Wizards front office’s failures; local church’s generosity

A look at the Wizards’ front office’s failures and an Md. church’s generosity top our shared local stories.

By Andy Smith  |  01:35 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 01/24/2012

#DMVReads: Local brewery ramps up; State of the Union bingo

A local brewery gets set to launch, a State of the Union bingo game and other shared local stories.

By Andy Smith  |  01:03 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Back-yard chickens; Metro employees accused of theft | #DMVReads

A debate over chickens in the back yard and other blog posts from around the region.

By Andy Smith  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Washington’s most powerful; secondhand smoke debate | #DMVReads

Ranking the most powerful people in Washington and other blog posts from around the region.

By Andy Smith  |  01:19 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 01/12/2012

D.C. ticket amnesty program ending Jan. 27.

After raking in $3.1 million from drivers, the District’s ticket amnesty program will end later this month.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:46 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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