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The Buzz: June, 2012

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on Abraham Lincoln and the Girl Scouts, it’s time for another Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Andy Smith  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Fourth of July: Recipes, events and more

How to celebrate in our nation’s capital for Independence Day.

By Margaret Ely  |  12:34 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 06/27/2012

National HIV Testing Day: Where to get tested in D.C.

Dozens of sites around the Distict are offering free HIV tests.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:18 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on Ben’s Chili Bowl and Watergate it’s time for another Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Andy Smith  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on the National Zoo and John F. Kennedy, it’s time for another Cultural Tourism DC quiz

By Andy Smith  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Take Your Dog To Work Day is Friday. Here’s what you need to know.

Having your dog join you at the office can be a treat, but prepare yourself and your dog first.

By Erica Pytlovany  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  guest blogs

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Guest blog: Summer fashion and what to know about denim washes

Wardrobe Oxygen’s Alison Gary shares some tips on how to wear denim washes this summer.

By Alison Gary  |  11:50 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Charles ‘Chuck’ Hicks: Insider’s guide to D.C.

Chuck Hicks of the DC Black History Celebration Committee shares a list of his favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Kenneth B. Ellerbe: Insider’s guide to D.C.

Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe of the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department shares a list of his favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  04:29 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Vernard R. Gray: Insider’s guide to D.C.

Vernard R. Gray of CA-FAM III, Inc. and East River Jazz shares a list of his favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  04:28 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Andy Shallal: Insider’s guide to D.C.

Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets, shares a list of his favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Insider’s guide to D.C.

Doris A.M. Thomas of Serenity Players shares a list of her favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  04:46 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Insider’s guide to D.C.

Sharon Wilkinson of the Meridian International Center shares a list of her favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  04:45 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Insider’s guide to D.C.

Jeff Swedarsky of DC Metro Food Tours shares a list of his favorite local attractions and events.

By Andy Smith  |  03:20 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  5 favorite places

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Father’s Day: What he really wants

Read, eat, buy and play with Father’s Day in mind.

By Malu Banuelos  |  07:42 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Tow truck frustration

D.C. is said to be among the worst cities for towing. Do you have a nightmare story?

By Margaret Ely  |  11:23 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Weekend preview: Conflicted dads; seven brides and one wedding dress; Europe on $5 a day; Date Lab

Father’s Day, a multi-generational wedding dress, Date Lab and more.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Occupy D.C. retrospective

Tents are coming down and protesters are occupying a new address. Take a look back at the District’s own Occupy movement.

By Margaret Ely  |  11:21 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Alleged UFO spotted on Beltway overnight (#beltwayufo)

Numerous drivers used Twitter to report seeing a saucer-shaped aircraft on local highways.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:21 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on Walt Whitman and Pearl Harbor, it’s time for another Cultural Tourism DC quiz

By Andy Smith  |  06:12 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on a local Broadway star and Cold War history, it's time for the new Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Andy Smith  |  06:11 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on Abraham Lincoln and Marvin Gaye, it’s time for a new Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Andy Smith  |  06:08 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the quiz!

With questions on Woodrow Wilson and John Phillip Sousa, it’s time for a new Cultural Tourism DC quiz.

By Andy Smith  |  06:07 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtology quiz

Posted at 10:27 PM ET, 06/12/2012

A senior prank, told through tweets

When Herndon students came up with a senior prank, they did what teens do: They tweeted about it.

By Washington Post Staff  |  10:27 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Your high school beach week memories #MySeniorWeek

Did you blow up a lifeguard shack? Forget your room number? How was your high school beach week?

By Petula Dvorak  |  11:58 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Watergate, 40 years later: Live tweets from event featuring Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein

Follow our live tweets from an event at the Watergate Hotel featuring, among others, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

By Robert Samuels  |  06:28 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Guest blog: Summer 2012 fashion trends include sheer blouses

Tips on how to wear a sheer blouse this summer and make it appropriate for day or for play

By Alison Gary  |  11:39 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Guest blog: The D.C. beer growler debate of 1905 remembered

Concerns over access to cheap alcohol led to a compromise banning big mugs of beer.

By Tom Cochran  |  11:57 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Share your coming-out story

Use the hashtag #whenicameout or include it in the comments.

By Megan Buerger  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 06/05/2012

How to spot a meth lab — and what to do if you find one

Explosions, the smell of cat urine, and unusually large amounts of cold medicines are common indicators of methamphetamine production.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:44 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/04/2012

What would you do? Local faith leaders discuss church member charged in murder

Local clergy weigh in on the case of a Maryland churchgoer charged in a murder and cannibalism.

By Andy Smith  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Summer in D.C. How cold is your office?

The heat outside mean’s a chill inside Washington’s office buildings. We asked Twitterers to complete the following sentence, “My office is as cold as...” Here are some responses.

By Mark S. Luckie  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 06/01/2012

What are these spelling bee words’ definitions? Make them up.

Sure, maybe we can spell some of the words that were thrown at the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee contestants, but do we know what they mean? 

By Haley Crum  |  09:29 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:39 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Live updates: Chuck Brown’s memorial service (#chuckbrown)

A public memorial service for D.C.’s famed go-go icon will be held Thursday at the Washington Convention Center.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:39 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/06/1999

Share your coming-out story

Use the hashtag #whenicameout or include it in the comments.

By  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/06/1999 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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