This week, the treasurer of a controversial political action committee supporting D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced it would be closing down and returning hundreds of thousands of dollars to donors. Why did organizers change course, just days after the mayor strongly defended the PAC?
On a vacant three-acre patch of land in Southeast Washington, volunteers are building what will be the city's largest urban farm. It's designed in such a way that it can be uprooted and relocated to a new vacant lot when the current parcel is developed in the next few years.
To cycling advocates, and to the District Department of Transportation, bike lanes are about safety — just the same as a crosswalk or stop sign. But in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood, a proposed bike lane is sparking heated debates about race, economics and displacement.
The lyrics of the latest three-minute pop song may quickly get stuck in your head, but how do you go about memorizing a piece of music that's 70 minutes ... and in German? We find out how a local chorus is preparing to perform Brahms' Requiem this week, entirely from memory.
A pocket park dedicated to pop star-turned-politician Sonny Bono is getting a new lease on life, as a local museum is leading the effort to transform this long-neglected spot off Dupont Circle into a welcoming community space.
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