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WAMU Reboots DCist

A relaunch party for the hyperlocal news site will take place this Thursday, June 14, at Blind Whino, featuring DJ Beauty and the Beatz, drinks, food trucks, games and custom screenprinted posters from Soul & Ink.

To Understand Congress, Watch ‘Legally Blonde 2’

Ever since the Democrats shut down the government twice, briefly, over DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), Congress has been focused on what to do with the 18-to-30-year-olds known as DREAMers. 

Honoring Our Veterans at the National Memorial Day Parade (photos)

The National Memorial Day Parade down Constitution Avenue NW, now entering its 14th year, is the nation's largest single event on the holiday.

D.C. Rises Early for the Royal Wedding

Excitement built at 7 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton in the West End as all attention turned to the three large TV monitors live-streaming the wedding from Windsor Castle.

Death of a New Journalist

"Bonfire of the Vanities" author Tom Wolfe, who died May 14 at age 88, changed the way we looked at writers, as we saw how they saw the world.  

Here’s to Happiness Royal

Every day lately, we are inundated with facts and figures, and history, and corgis and nephews and nieces, and pound-sterling images and the faces of a couple — his ruddy lightness, her warm openness.

Correspondents’ Dinner 2018: A Tale of 2 Parties

The president held his own party in a place called Washington, Michigan — a party that was not so much a party as it was a rally and a brag-fest, at which he roasted the media instead of the media roasting him.

Covering Zuck in a Suit on the Hill

Some media focused on the threat of future regulation of Facebook. “Mark hints at future fees,” some ominously noted. Others warned about or recommended “comprehensive” legislation.

Mary Jo Kopechne Portrayed in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Kopechne's story actually makes two stops in Georgetown, not seen in the film. She lived on the 1200 block of 35th Street and then more famously at 2712 Olive St. NW, a home once owned by the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker.

Live from Brooklyn … It’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

On Easter Sunday, April 1, the audience yelled when John Legend as Jesus himself showed off his upper range, when a roaring trio of guitars did their thing, when Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas blasted the title song out into Brooklyn and beyond.