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Alexandria Gets A First Look At Waterfront Hotel Proposal

Alexandria's Archictectural Review Board begins looking at a waterfront hotel proposal tonight, even as the law that would allow hotels along the Potomac River remains mired in court actions.

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Pit Bulls In Maryland

Pit bull owners in Maryland got a temporary reprieve from a controversial court ruling that declared the dogs “inherently dangerous,” with landlords and owners responsible for damage or injury they cause.

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Housing Starts In D.C. Area Increase

Housing starts and home sales in the D.C. region have increased since last month.

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Alexandria Waterfront Hotel Proposal Pushed Despite Zoning Limbo

Alexandria's zoning laws remained mired in legal limbo, but that hasn't stopped one developer from proposing a hotel along the waterfront that exceeds current limits on density.

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Small Businesses And Retail Space

Most urbanites say they'd rather see more locally owned shops and fewer chain stores in their neighborhood. But the reality is that local businesses have trouble competing with national chains when it comes to leasing retail space.

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Low Mortgage Rates Prompt D.C. Area Home Sales

Home sales are up in the D.C. Metro area due to record-low mortgage rates.

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Controversy At The Corcoran

Concerns over money and gallery space have leaders at the Corcoran Gallery contemplating a move away from the District.

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Car-Free In And Around D.C.

We explore the progress made--and obstacles that remain--by individuals and governments in efforts to be less dependent on cars.

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Alexandria Board Without Lawyer For Waterfront Case

The Alexandria Board of Zoning Appeals will not have legal representation in an upcoming Circuit Court case over the waterfront plan.

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D.C.'s Alley Dwellers Live In The Heart Of It All, Out Of Sight

We meet D.C. residents who've lived for decades in a tiny, single-room alley dwelling.

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