Michael Laris

ReporterWashington, D.C.


After more than a half-century, streetcars and cars are facing off.

  • Aug 9, 2014

Charles Stark was hired for his construction experience, the airports authority says.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Charles Stark will be the new executive director of the rail project, people familiar with the project say.

  • Aug 8, 2014

A sculptor from the Tysons area interprets the Silver Line’s aesthetics on the day of the rail line’s debut.

  • Jul 26, 2014

A container apartment went up in three days this week in Washington.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Long fights over money and elevated tracks; now there’s an elevated plaza, native plants and metal birds.

  • Jul 23, 2014

The boxy three-story unit being built near Catholic U. is a test for lower-cost, faster-moving construction.

  • Jul 21, 2014

An apartment set to go up near Catholic U. this week is a test for boxy aesthetics and affordable housing.

  • Jul 20, 2014

The lawmaker from Richmond was formally named a member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control board.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Echoing Cold War-era tactic, Congress pushes to rename street in front of Chinese Embassy after Nobel Prize-winning dissident.

  • Jun 24, 2014
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Mike Laris came to Post by way of Los Angeles and Beijing. He’s written about the world’s greatest holstein bull, earth’s biggest pork producer, home builders, the homeless, steel workers and Italian tumors. In China, he reported on floods, riots, cave dwellers, dissidents, fat kids and an Olympic mountain biker.
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