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The Buzz: January, 2012

Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Odd college rankings: Do you know where they come from? [QUIZ]

Bragging rights for colleges just keep getting weirder thanks to lists that rank universities on strange criteria like their students’ hairiness or how much the school resembles Hogwarts.

By Emily Ingram  |  06:05 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/05/2012

D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr.: A primer

Here’s a guide to the Ward 5 council member, accused of diverting more than $300,000 in public funds earlier this year.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011

This week’s Best of the Blogs

Our picks for the five must-read stories from the local blogosphere this week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 12/30/2011

#MyWorkplacePain: What’s your biggest problem at work?

Metrobus drivers’ workplace complaint is a personal one: They say they don’t have enough time to take bathroom breaks.

By Emily Ingram  |  11:20 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 12/30/2011

Murderabilia controversy; Marion Barry in trouble; D.C. must pay legal fees in handgun suit (A.M. Buzz)

Murderabilia stirs controversy; Marion Barry in trouble again; D.C. must pay legal fees in handgun lawsuit.

By Jimm Phillips  |  09:06 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Changing flavor of ‘spice’; Occupy D.C. extends into 2012; Discipline gap in the DMV (A.M. Buzz)

Check out our roundup of local stories to read today.

By Jimm Phillips  |  08:02 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Protesters file for permit to “Occupy Congress” Jan. 17

Group affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement seeks to demonstrate on the Mall on Jan. 17.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 12/28/2011

‘The Irene’ apartment building in Chevy Chase under contract

Irene Pollin informs residents that the Chevy Chase building named for her is going to be sold.

By Sara Kehaulani Goo  |  11:45 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/28/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with @CurbsideCupcake

Have you voted for your favorites in local social media yet? Voting ends Friday.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Creating a #2011TimeCapsule; New Year’s Eve Plans (#AMBuzz)

Check out our roundup of local stories to read today.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:04 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Occupy D.C. to host pop-up art gallery

After a recent mishmash of activities, the group has announced plans to host a pop-up art gallery at the protest’s McPherson Square encampment.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 12/27/2011

What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

This New Year’s Eve guide is the roundup to end all roundups.

By Katie Rogers  |  03:40 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Taylor Gourmet to open at 14th St. NW

The beloved local chain is opening its new location’s doors today.

By Katie Rogers  |  02:13 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 12/27/2011

D.C. gets the ‘Dream City’ treatment

Salon’s city series touches on Washington’s struggle to define gentrification.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:34 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 12/27/2011

‘Public Ivies’ losing state support; custody agreements getting more complicated (#AMBuzz)

Our roundup of the five stories you should read today.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:17 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 12/26/2011

Washingtology: Five favorite D.C. spots

The new week brings lots of opportunities, including a way to think like a D.C. insider.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  02:11 PM ET, 12/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 12/26/2011

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz.

With questions from Redskins and politics to Belva Lockwood, it’s time for the new Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  02:11 PM ET, 12/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology | Tags:  Washingtology

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 12/23/2011

This week’s Best of the Blogs

Our picks for the five must-read stories from the local blogosphere this week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:05 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Rescued puppy mill survivors arrive at D.C. shelter

More than 100 puppies rescued from a puppy mill in Arkansas arrived at a kennel in D.C. looking for loving homes.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:31 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Christmas in Washington; Pepco fined $1M; the year’s most-read crime stories (A.M. Buzz)

Christmas in Washington; Pepco fined $1M; the year’s most-read crime stories.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Metro: Do you feel safe riding it? POLL

Do you feel safe riding Metro? Take our poll and share recent Metro experiences in the comments.

By Bethonie Butler  |  01:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/21/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Social Butterfly @KStreetKate

Have you voted for your favorites in local social media yet?

By Katie Rogers  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Occupy D.C.: Dead Prez, Head-Roc visiting McPherson Square

Judging from a recent Huffington Post piece, Washington native and hip-hop artist Head-Roc isn’t completely comfortable with the Occupy D.C. encampment in McPherson Square.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:12 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Lululemon murder, Jack Johnson case are among most-read local crime and courts stories of 2011

The Lululemon murder and Jack Johnson’s corruption case were among the most-read crime and courts stories of the year.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Happy Hanukkah; Metro brakes scrutinized; TSA finds throwing daggers at Reagan airport (A.M. Buzz)

Today’s picks include: Hanukkah’s lesson, throwing daggers at Reagan airport and D.C. Tweeps.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 12/20/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Nightlife Insider Lisa Byrne

Have you voted for your favorites in local social media yet?

By Katie Rogers  |  11:31 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Occupy D.C.: 11 arrested while protesting National Defense Authorization Act

Eleven marchers were arrested while protesting the National Defense Authorization Act.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Pandora, Ursula, ‘Octopi DC’ — What would you have named the Zoo’s new octopus?

What would you have named the National Zoo’s octopus? Take our poll.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 12/20/2011

St. Mary’s floating dormitory; panda changes at the Zoo; Md. land-use order (A.M. Buzz)

St. Mary’s floating dormitory; panda changes at the Zoo; Md. land-use order

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 12/19/2011

D.C. Restaurant Recap: Pre-holiday edition

Catch up on restaurant reviews from The Post’s food team and report on where you ate this past weekend.

By Bethonie Butler  |  01:41 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurant Recap

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Washingtology: Five favorite D.C. spots

The new week brings lots of opportunities, including a way to think like a D.C. insider.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  10:37 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011

The Seat Pleasant 59; funding the National Zoo pandas; overhauling D.C. cabs (A.M. Buzz)

The Seat Pleasant 59; funding the National Zoo pandas; overhauling D.C. cabs

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 12/16/2011

D.C. quake; Virginia Tech shootings: Test your knowledge of 2011’s biggest stories

From the East Coast earthquake to the Georgetown basketball brawl, test how well you know the top 10 local stories of 2011.

By Andy Smith  |  01:36 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Best of 2011: Notable quotes from local news

Beltway sex or snowstorm ice cream? Check out our list of notable quotes and vote for the one you think is the year’s most memorable.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:46 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 12/16/2011

This week’s Best of the Blogs

Our picks for the five must-read stories from the local blogosphere this week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:14 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Hunt for serial rapist; surveillance cameras approved in Fairfax schools; moms’ holiday mania (A.M. Buzz)

Hunt for serial rapist; surveillance cameras approved in Fairfax schools; moms’ holiday mania.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:36 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 12/16/2011

The tale of a tattered toy ends in a ‘Christmas miracle’ for a boy and his bear

A bedraggled but beloved teddy bear goes missing in Frederick, but a good Samaritan and a radio talk show host step in to help its 6-year-old owner.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:11 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Presented with [almost no] comment: Metro carolling

I’ve made the executive decision to spotlight holiday cheer on D.C.’s public transit system.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:42 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Catholics United readies golden calf for Occupy D.C. march

As local black pastors launch “Occupy the Dream” and Catholic activists prepare to march with Occupy DC protesters, it seems a fast-emerging theme of the Occupy Wall Street movement is faith.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:43 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Washington, D.C., is one of America’s vainest cities

Washington egos may not be a match for super-confident Miami, but we still think we’re pretty hot.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:09 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Washington’s private sector to the rescue; D.C. preps for winter (A.M. Buzz)

Check out the Washington region’s 200 largest businesses, and the District unveils its winter prep plan.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:48 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 12/14/2011

The 10 most-read local stories of 2011

From the East Coast earthquake to more violence at Va. Tech, 2011 had plenty of surprises in the news.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  02:49 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Is marriage passe? | #StateofMarriage

“You don’t move to Washington, D.C., to get married, you move here for your career,” one young Washingtonian suggests. Is it true?

By Katie Rogers  |  09:59 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Expanding the texting-while-driving ban; married couples at record low (A.M. Buzz)

Expanding the texting-while-driving ban; married couples at record low.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Little known about D.C.’s young homeless, except that numbers are growing

Though relatively little else is known about them, the number of homeless youths in the District has jumped.

By Katie Rogers  |  05:05 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Washington, D.C.: Best for the bike commute

Washington, also known as the Land of the Hellish Commute, gets four stars when it comes to commuting by bike, according to a recent round of data crunching from HopStop.

By Katie Rogers  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Occupy D.C. goes to the Hill to call for D.C. voting rights: Live tweets

Members of Occupy D.C., including some staging a hunger strike, will visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to call for D.C. voting rights.

By Emily Ingram  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 12/13/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Entrepreneur Jacki Silvan

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:21 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Taxicab Commission approves proposal to raise D.C. fares

Cab customers will see the per-mile rate jump from $1.50 to $2.16. But fees for dogs and luggage will be eliminated.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Katie Rogers  |  12:21 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Occupy Baltimore evicted without arrests, injuries Tuesday

In an early morning raid, Baltimore City police removed Occupy Baltimore protesters from McKeldin Square, the headquarters of their months-long encampment.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Occupy D.C.’s hunger-strikers; Md speed cameras; Restaurant Week sneak peek (A.M. Buzz)

Occupy D.C.’s hunger-strikers; Maryland speed cameras; Restaurant Week sneak peek

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:25 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 12/12/2011

D.C. Restaurant Recap: Where did you eat this weekend?

Where did you eat this weekend in the D.C. area?

By Bethonie Butler  |  03:08 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurant Recap

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/12/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Nonprofit Miriam’s Kitchen

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Virginia Tech prepares for slain officer’s funeral; shooter’s family sends condolences

The shooter’s family has sent their condolences to Officer Deriek Crouse’s survivors.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:09 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Know your protesters: A guide to Occupy D.C.’s hunger strikers

As a quiet weekend for the Occupy D.C. camp dawned on a chilly Monday morning, protesters within the movement continued their three-day (so far) hunger strike.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Washingtology: Five favorite D.C. spots

The new week brings lots of opportunities, including a way to think like a D.C. insider.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  09:37 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

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

Eroding a racist legacy in Va.; recapturing a slice of suburbia; a lesson in healthy living in Anacostia (A.M. Buzz)

Eroding a racist legacy in Va.; recapturing a slice of suburbia; a lesson in healthy living in Anacostia.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:08 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/09/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Local Business 9:30 Club

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Virginia Tech students unite after shootings: ‘Hokies truly get through everything together’

Scarier than following the news about a university shooting while off campus is following it while on campus.

By Haley Crum  |  03:12 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC ... Occupy Lego Land?

A New York-based concert lighting designer switched to a new medium — plastic Legos — to create a scene inspired by Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 12/09/2011

This week’s Best of the Blogs

Our picks for the five must-read stories from the local blogosphere this week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:01 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Virginia Tech shootings update: Suspect in officer’s slaying not a student

Slain Virginia Tech officer is identified as Deriek W. Crouse. The shooter has still not been identified.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:40 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Va. Tech’s unshakable curse; Leslie Johnson sentencing; D.C. area’s best pizza (A.M. Buzz)

Virginia Tech’s unshakable curse; Leslie Johnson sentencing; best pizza in D.C. area.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:36 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Va. Tech shootings: Rumors spread quickly through social media

News of the violence spread quickly through social media — and not all of the information was accurate.

By Katie Rogers  |  03:36 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 12/08/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Fashionista Kelly Collis

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:50 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 12/08/2011

The only fun you’ll ever see being had on Metro: The ‘Metro swing’

Some fun-loving Metro riders had the brilliant idea to construct a swing on a train and invite others to try it out.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:35 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Three Occupy D.C. members launch hunger strike

Three Occupy D.C. members are scheduled to begin a hunger strike at noon.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:29 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Wintery temps settle in; ‘Heartburn level’ Dulles toll rates; Hot Chocolate 5K/15K (A.M. Buzz)

Wintery temperatures settle in; ‘Heartburn level’ Dulles toll rates; the Hot Chocolate 5K/15K debacle.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Dozens arrested after Occupy D.C. march; unique (and local) holiday gifts (#PMBuzz)

Here’s our daily roundup of stories you should read ahead of your evening commute.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:52 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Unique holiday gifts: D.C.’s good gifting finds (#dcgifts)

A living list of the area’s best local gift offerings.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Test your math skills on questions meant for fourth- and eighth-graders

Curious how your math skills stack up? Test your know-how on questions meant for fourth- and eighth-graders.

By Emily Ingram  |  12:34 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Government Agency NASA

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:27 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Remembering Pearl Harbor; Santa’s Big Brown helper; Snow update (A.M. Buzz)

Remembering Pearl Harbor; Santa’s Big Brown helper; Snow update

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:45 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Jack B. Johnson sentenced to 7 years; obligatory snow update (#PMBuzz)

Here’s our roundup of news stories to read ahead of your evening commute.

By Katie Rogers  |  06:22 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Gray: D.C. ready to go 100-gigabit. Will it help digital divide?

The District will become the first municipality in the country to offer a super-speedy 100-gigabit Internet network.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:54 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Restaurant Recap: Where did you eat this weekend?

Tell us about your weekend restaurant adventures and the dishes that will keep you going back.

By Bethonie Butler  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Restaurant Recap

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Occupy Chicago heads to Occupy D.C.

Some protesters are departing their Windy City encampment and heading to the District.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/06/2011

D.C. Tweeps 2011: Q&A with 2010 Favorite Restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn

For the second year in a row, we’re giving readers a chance to nominate and vote for their favorites in local social media.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Alleged ‘Blonde Bandit’ Stephanie Schwab: A timeline of crimes she’s accused of

Here’s a breakdown of Stephanie Schwab’s alleged spree of car jackings and bank robberies, which spanned nearly two weeks and stretched from Manassas to Baltimore County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:44 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 AM ET, 12/06/2011

SEAL fitness; Jack Johnson sentencing; crucified Santa skeleton (A.M. Buzz)

SEAL fitness; Jack Johnson sentencing; crucified Santa skeleton.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:46 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Snow on Thursday; Occupy D.C. update; hangover pills (#PMBuzz)

Here’s our roundup of stories you should read before your evening commute.

By Katie Rogers  |  05:57 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Occupy D.C. arrests: Turning point between protesters, police? (POLL)

The Occupy D.C. campaign was largely non-confrontational until Sunday. Do you think this marks a turning point in relations between police and protesters?

By Katie Rogers  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011

In case you missed it: DC Public Library offering free music downloads

A partnership with with Freegal Music means that library patrons can access Sony Music to download tunes from more than 10,000 independent labels.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Washingtology: Five favorite D.C. spots

The new week brings lots of opportunities, including a way to think like a D.C. insider.

By Kyle Balluck  |  10:55 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Washingtology

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Who has the best ‘stache in DC?

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hotel wrapped up Movember by judging lip-warmers D.C. gents grew in the past month.

By Robert Samuels  |  09:01 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Harry Thomas Jr.’s home searched; where to find a Christmas tree in D.C. (#PMBuzz)

Here’s our roundup of stories to read ahead of your evening commute.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:46 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Weekend assignment: Scoping out the Downtown Holiday Market (#dcgiftguide)

The annual, four-week-long holiday market returned to Washington on Friday. I want to learn about holiday gifts available in the District.

By Katie Rogers  |  03:52 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Retails thefts rise; what’s getting stolen?

According to data from AdWeek, filet mignon, whiskey and electronics top thieves’ holiday wish lists.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:31 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/02/2011

This week’s Best of the Blogs

Our picks for the five must-read stories from the local blogosphere this week.

By Andy Smith  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Deck the hall: Where to find a tree, how to safely string lights and more Christmas decorating advice

Where to find a tree, how to safely string lights and more resources for holiday preparation.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:39 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 12/02/2011

National Christmas Tree lighting; Metro gripes; Puppy stress management (A.M. Buzz)

Friday’s picks include: National Christmas Tree lighting; Metro gripes; Puppy stress management.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:43 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Winter’s unofficial start, Cuccinelli’s rumored governor run, and White House holiday decor (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: Winter’s unofficial start, Cuccinelli’s rumored governor run, and White House holiday decor.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:10 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 11/30/2011

License plates for D.C. sports fans: Which team would you choose?

POLL | The D.C. Council might allow plates supporting local teams. Which would you choose?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:12 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Affordable housing in D.C.; Possible Metro fare hike; Street race proves fatal (A.M. Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: affordable housing in D.C.; possible Metro fare hike; street race proves fatal.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

 

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