When the commute is tops

When Jennifer Wang's office moved, her quick 20-minute commute became much more of a hike. A choice loomed: Move closer to her office or embrace a lengthier (and more costly) commute. It’s a familiar dilemma in Washington.

Degrees of change

Careers in homeland security are constantly adapting in response to the latest security threats, technological innovations and policies. And grad programs need to adapt, too.

Steal this job: DJ

John Howard DJs about 80 events a year and offers lighting and photobooth services. More than half of his bookings are weddings.

Ask the Advocate: Rent increase notifications

Q: What counts as “official notice” of a rent increase? Does it have to be in writing and sent through the mail? Does an email count? A: If the unit is under rent control, the Rental Housing Act of 1985 and regulations set forth the requirements for rent increase notices. They include certain pre-conditions for […]

Hot on the trail of rentals

Between the two of them, Colin Browne and his girlfriend, Inez Steigerwald, own seven bikes. So when they were deciding where to rent in the D.C. area, one priority was obvious for both of them: Live near stuff that makes biking easier.

Rusty vs. Bao Bao … in song!

Two of our more musically inclined employees got extra creative this week and penned a song that pits the National Zoo's red pandas against its giant pandas.

By Sadie Dingfelder and Holly J. Morris | Local | January 16, 2014

Rentals big in potential

For renters looking to escape cramped apartments, town houses can offer more space, urban environments and the right price.