PHILADELPHIA, April 4 -- The Nats Fan Club left Laurel about 10:30 a.m. with a cheer and a cry of "play ball!" Their trip would cover 117 miles, and 34 years. The group of 50 was headed by bus to Philadelphia's
When the Washington Nationals won their first National League championship Tuesday night, after a quick check to ascertain whether hell had indeed suffered a winter weather event, fans who grew up elsewhere
Regarding the Oct. 8 Metro article “Council members consider one of the nation’s highest taxes on sugary drinks”: The recent public-relations stunt orchestrated by D.C. Council members Brianne K. Nadeau
Baseball will return with the cherry blossoms to the nation's capital next spring when the Montreal Expos become Washington's fourth major league franchise and its first since the Washington Senators up
Some states and cities across the U.S. are saying goodbye to Columbus Day and instead celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, in a move meant to recognize not the years of genocide spurred on by the Italian
Stiffer traffic penalties won’t make our streets safer, but that’s what bicyclists want. And they just might get them.
When the District closed off three miles of busy Georgia Avenue for four hours earlier this month, none could have been more joyful than the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, which has been pushing
The agency charged with handling D.C.’s whistleblower complaints isn’t doing its job. That’s alarming.
WHISTLEBLOWERS, AS the country has become all too keenly aware, help serve the public interest when they stick their necks out to report wrongdoing in government. That, though, assumes that their complaints
The real life Miss Virginia is Virginia Walden Ford, a prominent black D.C. activist who in the late 1990s and 2000s pushed for vouchers while many Democratic leaders in the District opposed the program.
As D.C. resident Michael Jones served out a 23-year sentence in federal prison, he came to appreciate the bind he was in. "Being under those circumstances, in those harsh conditions, there's no opportunity
Lauren Hersh is the national director of World Without Exploitation. Imagine a world where our nation’s capital has become a hub of sex tourism. Picture it: A place where pimps can sell people freely,
Legislation that would make the nation’s capital the first jurisdiction in the country to restore the right to vote to imprisoned felons received widespread support at a public hearing on Thursday. About
Thursday’s demonstration — which included an address by D.C. Council member Brianne K. Nadeau (D-Ward 1) — began at 4:15 p.m. in Farragut Square. Workers clad in the union’s signature purple worked their
Staff and aides to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser are using the message service WhatsApp to communicate, a practice that's becoming more common among public officials across the country. But it's also raising
The District would allow residents who are incarcerated and have felony convictions to vote in local and federal elections under legislation set to receive a public hearing Thursday. The “Restore the Amendment
In the District, the bill is awaiting the signatures of D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) and Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), according to Grosso’s office. Mendelson and Bowser didn’t respond to requests