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Area fans of Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg and New Kids on the Block heartthrob Donnie Wahlberg will have to wait longer than expected to enjoy the burgers that bear their name. Wahlburgers, a restaurant chain they co-founded with their...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
Upon hearing the Jeep name, the first image frequently summoned is the Wrangler — the heavy-duty rough-and-tumble model that traces its lineage directly back to World War II military vehicles. But most of Jeep’s latest new models have been crossovers...
Every once in a while, it’s what’s outside — or atop — a house that makes it stand out from the crowd. True, the brick Federal at 1928 35th Place NW has plenty of interior charm and luxe, but...
Driving many sporty cars in town can be an exercise in frustration. Performance-oriented suspensions slam their way over potholes, and big engines only tempt speed-camera tickets. Such is the case with the Lexus RC F, a sports coupe that...
The Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown D.C. debuted redesigned events spaces last month, including the newly constructed Bradlee Room. In keeping with the journalism-inspired theme of the 1155 14th St. NW hotel, the new meeting space is named after The...
Although it overlooks the delightful green space and neighborhood secret of Dinosaur Park (aka Carolina Park), this Palisades home is far from old or “prehistoric.” The cool gray shingle and stone house at 5620 Sherier Place NW is a...
After the Petworth Community Market complained that soaring parking meter fees were placing its operations in jeopardy, the D.C. Council is reviewing a bill to cap the charges billed to farmers markets. The bill — introduced by Council members Brandon...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
By Avery Anapol, Current Correspondent In the District and numerous other U.S. cities, decades of racial inequality have been linked to housing-related discrimination — from rules that explicitly blocked certain races from buying or renting a given property, to mortgage...

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