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The Buzz: July, 2011

Posted at 10:43 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Getting a reading on Sweat Ceiling

On a record-setting day for heat, two Post interns head outside to ”learn” about temperatures and Washington D.C. icons.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  10:43 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Your favorite word nerd's favorite word nerd

LUNCHLINE | Meet the AP Stylebook’s word guru. Also, the finest match soccer can offer and Virginia’s wineries.

By Clinton Yates  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Va. to hold sales tax holiday for school supplies

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:22 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Washingtology: 5 favorite D.C. spots

This week, Camille Giraud Akeju shares her list. She’s the director of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum.

By Kyle Balluck  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

From the African American Civil War Museum to the Marriott Corp., take the latest quiz from Cultural Tourism DC.

By Kyle Balluck  |  08:31 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/29/2011

A.M. Buzz: Stupid criminals, sexy shopping

Two quirky local crime stories took a serious turn as victims spoke out, and is a new store in Reston a sex shop, or just sexy?

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Happy Birthday, Date Lab! Nominate yourself to move to the top of the list (#DateLab)

Fill out this form, send a tweet and see who wins the race.

By Amanda McGrath and Katie Rogers  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Lunchline: You might the prettiest person on Capitol Hill

The Hill’s beauty contest; and more on gentrification, Greeks at HCBUs, and Manchester United.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:08 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/28/2011

The Washington Post: Will it blend?

The Post has been used to line bird cages and wrap fish, but even our harshest critics probably haven’t tried this one.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/28/2011

A.M. Buzz: Redskins trades, Date Lab’s record

It isn’t just Donovan McNabb who will be hiring a moving van this summer; after five years, how are Date Lab’s matches doing?

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Ice Cream Guy: How I cope with the heat

Famed ‘thundersnow ice cream guy’ shares his tips for handling July’s heat.

By Fahima Haque  |  06:53 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Lunchline: Is Piers Morgan a trustworthy journalist?

LUNCHLINE | Also: Why Silver Spring isn’t what it used to be and M.I.A.’s tribute to Amy Winehouse.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Patsy Cline house to open in Va.

Patsy Cline fans curious about the early days of her brief but highly acclaimed country music career will finally be able to do more than just drive by her old house in Winchester and snap a picture.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Rescued bald eaglets to be released

Three Norfolk bald eaglets whose mom was killed by a jet in April will be released today during a ceremony that’s expected to draw a sizeable crowd.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

A.M. Buzz: Curfews, ice cream and post offices

Can a curfew stop gang fights and crime? We may soon have fewer post offices. An assisted-living center may replace a beloved ice cream stand.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Lunchline: Vacation isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

LUNCHLINE | Also: Walter Reed hospital prepares to close it’s doors and the circus is officially back in town for the Redskins.

By Clinton Yates  |  11:29 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Teen curfew, Metro songs, slashings at the mall

Teens find a cause, a songwriter stamps his Metrorail pass and someone’s slashing people at area malls.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 07/25/2011

D.C. Metro songster releases first CD

THE BUZZ | If you’re looking to make that Metro commute a little less monotonous, Jason Mendelson has a solution for you.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:07 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Lunchline: Manic depression is nothing to sneer at

LUNCHLINE | Also: The Nationals fall apart, Amy Winehouse joins grimly named ‘Club 27’ and the Post launches ‘Rosenwald, Md.’

By Clinton Yates  |  12:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011

The last days of July with Mall rats, airline food makers

Heat and humidity are still with us, but nothing like last week; meet some of the people who hang out at the National Mall; how an airline meal provider makes a profit.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Lunchline: Civil War re-enactment? No, thank you

LUNCHLINE | I’ll never understand the allure of Civil War reenactments. Also, '90s Nickelodeon and the NFL are back.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:58 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

From the Watergate complex to Abraham Lincoln’s bunker, Cultural Tourism DC’s latest quiz is now live on our Washingtology page.

By Kyle Balluck  |  08:21 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Washingtology: 5 favorite D.C. spots

This week, Pink Line Project’s chief creative contrarian, Philippa P.B. Hughes, shares her list.

By Kyle Balluck  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Heat doesn’t wither news or fun

While the extreme heat is the dominant story this weekend, plenty of other news and entertainment is going on locally.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Fanning out around D.C. in the heat wave

Post staffers have fanned out around the area to see how people are dealing (or not) with the brutal July heat.

By Washington Post staff writers  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Lunchline: Helter skelter in a summer swelter

LUNCHLINE | Did you notice it’s hot? Also: Hilarious stories about #THATintern and old school photos of D.C.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Endangered and gross, ‘Snot otter’ gets exhibit

It's difficult to imagine an animal less likely to draw admiring crowds at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

By Baltimore Sun  |  08:51 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Battling the heat, carrying on with family

It’s hot and it’s really hot out in Manassas at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run. Stick close to your family, and crank up the A/C.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/20/2011

D.C. heat wave will go from bad to worse: Tips to stay safe (#DCHeat)

Our top 10 tips, plus a call to action with #DCHeat

By Katie Rogers  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011

The latest ridiculous thing to happen on Metro? Planking

The latest in nonsensical trends may be coming to a Metro station near you.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Lunchline: Pie sounds good right now

Murdoch proves a pie to the face never fails to amuse. Also: The airports board plans a $7M office project and D.C. United plays tonight.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Bull Run 150th anniversary marked by events in Manassas

There are enough events to mark the 150th anniversary of Bull Run to satisfy even the most ardent Civil War buff.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:28 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Hot enough for you?

Things are heating up everywhere. It’s not just the weather, either.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:01 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Local chefs wants snakeheads on the menu

Right now, the people most bent on reeling in snakeheads are chefs, who think serving invasive species could represent an important new twist on the sustainable seafood movement.

By Baltimore Sun  |  07:53 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Bethesda-based Honest Tea tests Washingtonians’ honesty

LIVE VIDEO | Watch as Bethesda’s Honest Tea conducts a social experiment to see which city is the most honest.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Cheetah checkup is chipper

A litter of five cheetah cubs born in May at the National Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute near Front Royal have aced their first medical exams.

By Northern Virginia Daily  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Lunchline: Rupert Murdoch, this is your life

LUNCHLINE | It’s really hot outside. Also: Mayor Gray really steps in it and the Rupert Murdoch situation enters “stranger than fiction” territory.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011

AM Buzz: Heat waves, housing and Mayor Gray

AM BUZZ | Temperatures continue to rise, Mayor Gray chats live at 1 p.m. and the smartphone may be mom’s new best friend.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 07/18/2011

P.M. Buzz: Yachts burn, politicos plead

Four yachts burned at the Washington marina this morning, aides to former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich pled not guilty to trying to suppress voter turnout and a Prince George’s county developer plead guilty in another corruption probe.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:52 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011

D.C. has a sauce? Meet mumbo. (#dcmumbo)

What else is unique to D.C.?

By Katie Rogers  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/18/2011

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will host live chat Tuesday; submit and vote on questions now

District Mayor Vincent C. Gray will answer reader questions about recent teacher firings, changes on the D.C. Council and more in his monthly live Q&A.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:02 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Lunchline: The Internet does not last forever

LUNCHLINE | Metro hires a full-time social media manager and the D.C. condiment known as mumbo sauce goes mainstream.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:27 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Bad air, bad traffic, heat wave approaches

Welcome to Monday, where we have a Code Orange air quality alert, a heat wave approaching and the usual traffic snarl.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 07/15/2011

DCPS fires 277 teachers; Twitter users sound off

Twitter users are sounding off about D.C. public schools’ announcement that it will fire 227 teachers who received poor evaluations.

By James Buck  |  03:31 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011

P.M. Buzz: School layoffs, green card lottery, gardening

The D.C. schools laid off a lot of teachers and other employees, the second try at a green card lottery happened at noon and our gardening guru teaches you green tricks.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Washingtology: 5 favorite D.C. spots

Check out these top 5 District destinations recommended by Jill Strachan, executive director of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.

By James Buck  |  01:51 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Lunchline: Can hip-hop shed its homophobic image?

LUNCHLINE | Could the ‘Sissy Bounce’ dance it’s way into music culture? Also, Spotify and some impressive MoCo parents.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:56 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Teachers relax. Honesty is tested. MLK gets another street

A.M. BUZZ | Some veteran teachers receiving consecutive poor reviews can keep their jobs and more.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

Cultural Tourism DC’s latest quiz is now live on our Washingtology page. Answer five questions to see if you are a true Washingtologist.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:31 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Lunchline: The Civil War? There's an app for that.

Also: A deer carcass rots on the side of a D.C. road and a recap of all things Harry Potter.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:04 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Bastille Day celebrations in the Washington area

A baguette race, a tour of the world of cheese, music and dancing — what’s not to like on the French holiday?

By Patricia Sullivan and Jess Righthand  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Democrats, GOP to play baseball at Nats Park

The Democrats and the Republicans are slugging it out again in Washington, but this time it’s for charity.

By Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Rickey to be D.C.’s cocktail

On Thursday, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans will join cocktail aficionados to read a proclamation declaring the rickey as Washington’s native cocktail.

By Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

A.M. Buzz: Baguettes and the end of hippie chic

A bakery well-known in Paris opens in the District, and a gallery well-known to ‘60s celebrities closes down.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Local history buffs have a new toy

Historypin, a collaboration between a U.K.-based Web site and Google, lets people with photos, videos and stories connect that information to a map.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:04 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Lunchline: Michelle Obama eats like the rest of us

LUNCHLINE | Also: D.C.’s ‘Needle Park’ is reborn, gay marriage gets an ally in Md. and the ’Skins go green.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Live updates from the Roger Clemens trial (#Clemens)

Tweets from Post reporter Del Wilber

By Katie Rogers  |  09:59 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011

A long-neglected park and an ethics reminder

The importance of curfews, ethics, remembering local history and, oh yes, power politics.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/12/2011

P.M. Buzz: Heat, roads and secret ink

It’s still hot out there and the roads are still under repair, but one of the longest-held secrets of the nation is now public — how to make invisible ink.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/12/2011

National Archives displays WWI secret ink papers

Newly declassified documents that date to World War I are going on display at the National Archives in Washington.

By Associated Press  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Lunchline: Smartphones are taking over the Internet

LUNCHLINE | More people are using their smartphones as their sole online access point.

By Clinton Yates  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Getting tough with Pepco, gas stations, lunch

Local government toughens up on Pepco and gas stations. Also: Secret Buddhists in our midst.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/11/2011

P.M. Buzz: No transfers from Annandale H.S.

Parents of Annandale High students don’t want their children transferred to a higher-rated school nearby. Also, D.C. police chief, schools chancellor may see pay limits.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Lunchline: Hotter on the blotter

Few things make me jump out of my seat at the office. Also, food trucks go stationary and taxi ”hustlers.”

By Clinton Yates  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Pepco ranks as ‘most hated’ company in nation

Business Insider has quantified the angst customers feel toward the utility.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Inspiration for Omar from ‘The Wire,’ starts nonprofit group

Donnie Andrews' life is one that David Simon and Ed Burns would have had to invent if he hadn't already lived it.

By Baltimore Sun  |  08:23 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Church, Chinatown and cheesecakes

Power struggles at Jericho’s City of Praise megachurch, the dwindling number of Chinese residents in D.C.’s Chinatown and a firefighter whose cheesecakes take the cake.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 07/08/2011

P.M. Buzz: Trials set and delayed

Albert Haynesworth’s trial is delayed until August, the Bethesda Lululemon trial is set for October.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  05:04 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

From Adolf Cluss to Edwin Stanton, Cultural Tourism DC’s latest trivia questions are now live on our Washingtology page.

By Kyle Balluck  |  01:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Lunchline: I see you skipping out of work

Summer Fridays are becoming the norm. Also: Metro unveils new rail cars and the Nats suffer an ugly loss.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Maryland trooper kills emu on the lam

Maryland State Police say a trooper shot and killed an emu that had been on the loose for two weeks, blocking traffic and disrupting a North East neighborhood.

By Associated Press  |  09:04 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Washingtology: 5 favorite D.C. spots

This week, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown shares his list. He puts the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site at number one.

By Kyle Balluck  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011

A.M. Buzz: TGIF, Nats lose, schools tested

Some people have given up TGIF for TGIT. But not the Nats, who blew an 8-run lead last night. The feds investigate D.C.’s old test scores, as new ones are released.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Lunchline: Remembering 7/7

Also: The Dulles Metrorail project reaches money pit status and fewer teens seems to be working during summer break.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011

A.M. Buzz: High-calorie, nutritious news

It’s a jam-packed news day, with Metro board meetings, the Roger Clemens jury selection, a search for a hammer-and-shotgun-equipped SUV attacker, a new obesity report, the Capital Fringe Festival, the Dalai Lama’s visit...shall we go on?

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Kalachakra 2011: What to see

The Dalai Lama will spend the next two weeks in D.C. performing rituals, conducting prayers and speaking on world peace. Here is a list of events associated with his visit.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  05:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 07/06/2011

P.M. Buzz: BW Parkway search, Dalai Lama in D.C.

Roads around the Baltimore-Washington Parkway are closed as police search for an armed suspect; the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, preaches peace in D.C.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Lunchline: Peace is headed our way

The Dalai Lama comes to D.C., Roger Clemens goes on trial and the Pr. George’s council calls for Leslie Johnson’s immediate resignation.

By Clinton Yates  |  01:28 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Dalai Lama prays, Clemens stands trial, Obama tweets

While 10,000 Buddhists join the Dalai Lama for a religious ritual in D.C., hurler Roger Clemens goes on trial for lying to Congress about using drugs in baseball games.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Lunchline: DSK catches a break

Dominique Strass-Kahn is innocent until proven guilty. Also, the NBA lockout and African Fashion Week.

By Clinton Yates  |  01:01 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Washingtology: 5 favorite D.C. spots

Just in time for your long holiday weekend planning, the new “5 favorites” list!

By Kyle Balluck  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

Cultural Tourism DC’s latest quiz is now live on our Washingtology page. Answer five questions to see if you are a true Washingtologist.

By Kyle Balluck  |  11:23 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 07/01/2011

The latest place to find fashion: fly-fishing shops

Fly-fishing feathers have become a popular trend for women looking to innovate their hairstyles.

By Fahima Haque  |  10:51 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Blue catfish get huge, but which fish is ugliest?

Vote and share your fish stories.

By Terri Rupar  |  12:35 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Lunchline: Bringing back the streetcars

This generation's transit trend fix won't be satisfied until 2013. Also, a new look at Communism.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:54 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011

A.M. Buzz: Cats, catfish and becoming a plebe

THE BUZZ | Giant catfish and sick cats in Virginia and wannabe Naval officers in Annapolis.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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