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.
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.
In Virginia, one community theater in Alexandria is celebrating Black History Month by staging a performance with a provocative title. The title includes a word that is attracting attention. And a warning -- this story contains language that some may find offensive.
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.
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