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Leon: John Vincent’s Take on Fast Food

Vincent, founder of British restaurant company Leon, chose D.C. to set up his first American shop because he found it to be the U.S. city most like London.

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

The Obamas: They’re Just Like Us Having settled into civilian life, the Obamas are leading lives as ordinary as ex-White House residents are able to...

Mayor Bowser Adopts Baby Girl

Congratulations poured in for the adoptive mother who runs the city, including tweeted well wishes to Mayor Muriel Bowser and "Baby Bowser" from the District Council.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.

Ringing True: The Legacy of Alexander Graham Bell

“In our family, we don’t take sound for granted,” explained South Carolina mom Christy Maes in a telephone interview. The quote is also in...

A Pictorial Farewell to 2017 (photos)

The holiday season is a special time in the nation's capital, as captured in this photo essay by Jeff Malet.

Downtowner DC

D.C. to Enforce Straw Ban Next Year The District will be banning plastic straws starting in 2019. Effective Jan. 1, businesses and organizations that serve...

Celebrating the Year of the Dog in D.C. (photos)

The parade through Chinatown on Sunday, Feb. 18, featured Chinese lion and dragon dances, musical performances, youth groups, marching bands and beauty queens.

Big Debuts: Spy Museum, Apple Carnegie Library

Opening this weekend: a L'Enfant Plaza home for the Spy Museum and the second Apple store in D.C., in the former Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

Bosworth Speaks at Women’s Summit On Dec. 5, Politico hosted its fifth annual Women Rule Summit, which brought out actress Kate Bosworth to address human...