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Oldest Synagogue Building Moves to New D.C. Site (photos)

Before becoming a museum, the building served as an African American church, a Greek Orthodox church, various eateries, a barbershop, a bicycle store and a dental practice.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high...

Downtowner: NPS Fees, D.C. Duped, Other News

In this report: items about National Mall permit fees, a costly scam, a campaign rally, a death from a stray bullet, an Adams Morgan grocery, driverless cars and dockless motor scooters.

A Not So Surprising Election Outcome Sets Us Up for 2020

It’s over. The hurricane midterm—once in a different political landscape predicted to take on the proportions of a blue wave—has come if not entirely...

2 Local ANC Incumbents Lose; Bowser, Council Incumbents Win

In the only contested races in the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Kishan Putta defeated Ed Solomon and Gwendolyn Lohse defeated Jim Wilcox.

Law Enforcement Museum Opens Its Doors (photos)

The 57,000-square-foot, $103-million structure is located at 444 E St. NW in the downtown Judiciary Square neighborhood, mostly underground.

Pomp and Pageantry at the National Columbus Day Ceremony (photos)

The National Columbus Day Ceremony took place on Monday, October 8, 2018, at the Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza across from the Union Station in...

Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Storm Capitol Hill (photos)

The controversial hearing process and vote culminated with the judge's confirmation on Saturday, Oct. 6, and the arrest of 164 activists on the East Steps of the Capitol.

Johnny Spero’s Reverie to Open Oct. 6

In an alley off 3210 Grace St. NW, next to Dog Tag Bakery, the 64-seat Reverie — with its spare, clean look, in line with Japanese and Nordic designs — should become the town's hot reservation.

Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is a Call to Action (photos)

Michael Moore made an appearance at the D.C. premiere of his documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," on Sept. 17. The two-hour film is about the 2016 election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.