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Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Two models of responsiveness

The National Park Service could learn something from D.C. Parks and Recreation.

By David Alpert  |  04:06 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Make Longfellow Triangle a real park

A smart redesign would make it work.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Georgetown loses a ‘Third Place’

Why the loss of Barnes and Noble hurts.

By Topher Mathews  |  05:52 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Cantor’s disaster-relief salvo

His tough line on offsetting Irene spending isn’t really all that tough.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/30/2011

A flash mob law for Maryland?

Aren’t there already laws against theft, conspiracy, assault and disorderly conduct?

By Aaron Morrissey  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Irene in hindsight

It’s fun to mock the hype, but really we should be grateful it wasn’t as bad as it could have been.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:53 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/29/2011

A pedal car’s power

Would it lead to more cycling or more conflict?

By David Alpert  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/26/2011

The neverending Mann witch hunt

Is there anything that would convince doubters that his climate work is sound?

By Peter Galuszka  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Of Mann and straw men

At the heart of Cuccinelli’s inquiry is a simple principle: Show your work.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:43 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 08/25/2011

A real evacuation plan wouldn’t look like Tuesday

You know what doesn’t work? Sending everyone home at the same time.

By David Alpert  |  05:56 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Bike for your life, D.C.

Another gridlocked commute, another victory for bicyclists.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:46 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Nats Park by water

The best way to get to and from the game.

By Topher Mathews  |  06:30 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Why Virginia’s governors get distracted

The one-term limit forces them to think too soon about life after the governor’s mansion.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:14 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Council probe’s findings stop short of Gray

The D.C. Council’s probe of the Gray administration’s hiring practices.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/23/2011

The return of stagflation

The Richmond Fed makes a troubling sighting.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Bikeshare miles, measured by cupcake

The community bicycle program lets you crunch some cool numbers.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  04:17 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Virginia Beach’s walkable suburbanism

It’s possible to get around Virginia Beach on foot, but that’s not the whole story.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  12:55 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/19/2011

What worries Ken Cuccinelli

Could a weak suit undermine the broader effort to challenge the Obama health-care law?

By Norman Leahy  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Another ‘Is Georgetown dead?’ story

Every six months of so, it seems some news outlet asks the question.

By Topher Mathews  |  01:52 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Leahy joins the Local Blog Network

Norman Leahy, who writes about Virginia politics at The Score, joins the network.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  10:05 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Awkward, these pedestrian wars are

Do we all need a refresher in pedestrian etiquette?

By Aaron Morrissey  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Real estate results way down

Prices are up, but there’s bad news deeper in the data.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Taxi Magic’s technology was smoother than the ride

Booking a cab on Taxi Magic was easy, but the ride itself was less than magical.

By David Alpert  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Jamie Radtke on the Tea Party’s debt fight

The Senate candidate explains why the Tea Party opposes raising the debt limit.

By Peter Galuszka  |  05:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 08/11/2011

A better route to fixing WMATA

Rather than just critique WMATA online, get involved.

By David Alpert  |  05:52 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 08/10/2011

From NIMBY to YIMBY

Opponents of Wallach Place project turn into supporters.

By Dan Malouff  |  09:10 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Test scores since the Fenty takeover

A ward-by-ward look at the results of school reform.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Medical marijuana’s fine print

D.C. to its cultivators: If the feds come knocking, you’re on you own.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  08:45 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/08/2011

The ‘Arlington Way’ in action

Listening is not the same as agreeing.

By David Alpert  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Hey Pal, did you get a load of the nerd?

According to the National Science Foundation, the region is No. 7 in the country.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  03:08 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/04/2011

A redundant commission to cut redundancies

Kwame Brown’s commission looks a lot like one already set up by Vince Gray.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Is the Va. Tea Party losing steam?

So far, Jamie Radtke shows no signs of mounting a serious challenge to George Allen.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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