Booked a table yet? Good luck. Valentine's Day is one of the busiest nights of the year for restaurants. But a report out Monday called "Behind the Kitchen Door" reveals the dark side of D.C.'s thriving restaurant industry.
Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin helped cut the ribbon at a new prenatal health center in Capitol Heights Maryland. The Greater Baden Walker Mill Health Center was able to renovate its facilities with $400,000 in federal funds. But government grants like that will be harder to come by this year.
The Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts published a report examining job creation as it relates to public works in Charm City. According to the study, for every million dollars that the city spent on bikes and pedestrian pathways, 11 to 14 new jobs were created.
Sluggers hoping to catch a ride from the Potomac Mills Mall commuter lot in Prince William County Virginia will have to struggle to find a parking spot from now on. Beginning Monday the lot will now only offer 275.
The District and five states already grant marriage licenses to same sex couples. Supporters hope Maryland will soon join that group. They're planning a rally Monday and will also be using their time at the Capitol to lobby state lawmakers.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is scheduled to meet with South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy Monday. The Republican representative chairs the D.C. Oversight Committee in the House. Gray's meeting with Gowdy comes as more and more city programs are under fire from Republicans.
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