Special elections to fill two open slots on the D.C. Council will take place Tuesday, and the influence of current and former mayors in the races is one of the big questions before voters head to the ballot box.
Plans by George Washington University to renovate the Corcoran Gallery of Art may be thrown for a loop after D.C.'s historic preservation board designated much of the interior of the building as a historic landmark.
In Baltimore, the man who died in police custody, sparking protests across the city, will be laid to rest on Monday. Meanwhile, in D.C. this weekend, activists, academics and artists are gathering to discuss the recent cases of unarmed black men dying at the hands of police.
If you have any doubt that D.C.'s food truck industry has become one of the most competitive parts of the city's dining scene, take a look at the numbers for the monthly process for assigning downtown parking spots.
On top of the challenges of being a first generation immigrant, Blossom Ojukwu struggled to cope with the incarceration of her father. Despite her obstacles, she graduated high school with a 3.9 and is pursuing a career in the arts.
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