I’ve always known this day would come, but I’ve chosen to think of it the way you might contemplate the death of the sun. Sure, it’s inevitable, but no need to worry about it today. But time has flown.
Of the three visitors at the African American Civil War Museum on a recent Tuesday afternoon, two were there by accident. The other one was me. “We got confused by the Metro map,” confessed one of my tourists,
Every musician dreams of one day sharing the stage with their favorite artist. Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed’s dream came true when he performed with Chuck Brown during the year before the Godfather
The bell tolls for The Washington Post Express on Thursday. It’s my third pink slip in six years. After 41 years covering Washington sports for some newspaper, this is probably my print farewell. SportBusiness.com,
Kate Black and June Diane Raphael wrote a how-to guide for women running for office — and dedicated it to men. Specifically: “To all the men who have been making decisions about women … without women.
Heidi Schreck doesn’t need to explain why a play called “What the Constitution Means to Me” demands deliberation in the nation’s capital. As a deeply personal investigation of the country’s founding principles,
Trending: TIFF really was full of surprises — ‘The Goldfinch’ is terrible and The Weeknd is having an identity crisis.
@SNCRLY_ECCNTRC, joking about The Weeknd’s new look, which he debuted Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The singer walked the red carpet for his film “Uncut Gems” sporting slight stubble
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The host of ‘Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!' got mad at a Metro station manager. Now he just wants to say sorry.
The radio show host was running late, but he was trapped on the Metro. On the airwaves, and during an interview last week, Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s comedic current affairs quiz show “Wait, Wait Don’t
Our monthly Steal This Job column shares the story of a person in an intriguing line of work, and offers a roadmap for following in their footsteps. Maria Bastasch still remembers sipping her first glass
MTV’s new series “Ghosted: Love Gone Missing” (9 p.m. Tuesdays) sounds like a cousin to “Catfish.” The premise is that someone got ghosted by a friend, who vanished from the person’s life without a trace.
Antonio Brown is out of Pittsburgh and the new-look Steelers’ offense gets to open the season on the road against the Super Bowl champs. The last time Roethlisberger played in Foxborough, the Steelers
As D.C.'s late-night workers struggle with Metro hours, Minnesota businesses paying for transit suggest a solution
The unconventional partnership that followed could be a model for Metro and other transit agencies facing the same problem. The Metropolitan Council, the government agency that runs transit in the Twin
Katharine Gun and Martin Bright could be forgiven for fielding Hollywood’s overtures with a degree of skepticism. Ever since their story was documented in Marcia and Thomas Mitchell’s 2008 book “The Spy
The Redskins are 10-point underdogs in their opener Sunday at the Eagles (1 p.m., Fox), and most analysts predict Washington will win only three to six games this season. There have been plenty of bad
Mdou Moctar grew up in a remote village in Niger, learned to play music on a homemade wooden guitar, spread his songs through the internet and starred in a Tuareg-language remake of Prince’s “Purple Rain.”
In D.C. Dream Day, our favorite people tell us how they would spend a perfect day in the District. Jenn Tisdale was destined for a life of crime — or, at least, a life of obsessing about it. As a kid up
In introducing this column last week, I argued that college football is fun because of its penchant for chaos, and Week 1 delivered. Oregon vs. Auburn was exactly what it promised, but the real fun was
Trending: Meghan McCain saying ‘I’m not living without guns’ doesn’t help our country’s current situation.
@OPCGhost, criticizing Meghan McCain’s comments on “The View” on Tuesday. McCain suggested there’s “going to be a lot of violence” if lawmakers pass firearm restrictions. When her co-hosts protested, stated,
Rachel Monroe has always been drawn to the darkness of crime. In her debut book, “Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession,” she writes about sinking into “crime funks,” poring
Rising German pop singer Kim Petras played The Fillmore on her first headlining tour this summer. If you missed out, she’ll be back this fall to support June’s “Clarity.” After a run in 2017, singer-guitarist
James Poniewozik, television critic for the New York Times since 2015, describes his job as “kind of like a radiation cleanup guy at Chernobyl.” “As somebody who follows TV and the media, I kind of have
“Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings,” opening Tuesday at the Franklin Park Arts Center, marks the largest display of the artist’s work on the East Coast. Twenty-four original paintings
When Deborah Rutter became president of the Kennedy Center in 2014, she asked her new colleagues to prepare a creative brief explaining why the institute was expanding for the first time in its nearly
When a rider is cited for not paying the fare to board a bus or train in Northern Virginia, the ticket is more likely to be dropped in the courts than paid. Only 278 of the 1,306 fare evasion citations
Trending: Banning Harry Potter is what the Ministry of Magic tried to do and it didn’t work out too well for them.
@RobynElyse, joking about St. Edward Catholic School’s ban on the “Harry Potter” series. The Rev. Dan Reehil, a pastor at the Nashville, Tenn., school, sent an email to faculty last week claiming the contain