The District’s flourishing economy just got another welcome boost: last week’s announcement that Yelp will open an East Coast headquarters here in D.C. with an estimated 500 new employees. Notably, at least half of the new positions will be...
In theory, D.C. taxpayers provide the funding necessary to stock a public school classroom with paper, pencils, books and other educational materials and supplies for students. But gaps do present themselves — frequently leaving teachers with undesirable options. As professionals,...
In 2015, Washington Post “Wonkblog” reporter Roberto Ferdman tried out the award-winning Wegmans supermarket. He looked carefully for downsides, but had few nits to pick. His article was ultimately titled “Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the...
The District has strong laws on the books regarding vacant and blighted properties — and for good reason. An abandoned building that’s been left to decay reduces the quality of life and the property values of the homes around...
About two-thirds of the people who work in the District live either in Maryland or Virginia. Unlike the 50 states, federal law does not allow the District government to tax these individuals even though they take advantage of many...

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