DC council making moves to legalize selling marijuana

Washington, D.C. Council members move forward with legislation that would tax and regulate cannabis and reinvest 50% of revenue back into communities heavily targeted by the drug war.

Washington Capitals fans return for the first time in over a year

Washington DC – After a year of watching the Caps on the T.V., fans are finally back in the stands of Capital One Arena. Attendance is limited to 10% of venue capacity, which totals 2,100 fans, and season ticket holders…

House committee passes DC statehood bill

A House panel on Wednesday approved a bill granting statehood to the District of Columbia, setting the stage for a full House floor vote as early as next week. After hours of debate, the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted…

The Washington Monument is reopening

After being closed since March, the Washington Monument is finally ready to reopen to the public Thursday, October 1st. However, there are guidelines in place that guest must follow before entering the monument.

D.C.’s new XFL team gets rave reviews after first game

After a strong first showing in front of more than 17,000 fans at Audi Field, some Washington, D.C., football fans seem energized and rejuvenated by the birth of the XFL’s D.C. Defenders. Having been subjected to many recent losing seasons…

Railroad’s rusting Potomac River span facing overhaul – and maybe more

WASHINGTON – Of the eight bridges connecting the nation’s capital to northern Virginia across the Potomac River, only one is a railroad bridge. And that one stands out for its, shall we say, reddish tint. But plans are moving forward…

DC store’s Go-Go music is turned back on after neighborhood protest

For nearly a quarter-of-a-century, a local store in Washington’s Shaw neighborhood has entertained the public with Go-Go played on external protests. A recent protest by neighbors silenced the music. But it didn’t last long after Go-Go fans united to get it turned back on.

Supreme Court hears oral arguments for Bladensburg Peace Cross case

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday for the Bladensburg Peace Cross, a controversial 40-foot-tall World War I monument. The prosecution says the cross is a violation of the Establishment Clause and separation of church and state. The defense argues the monument serves as a secular memorial for the fallen soldiers.

Maryland businesses on display at local culinary festival

A variety of vendors, including several from Maryland, came together to share different kinds of food and alcohol at the Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

Chesapeake farmers target runoff reduction, lawmakers seek conservation funds

MIDDLETOWN, Maryland — A gaggle of excitable white turkeys gobbled and clucked in their pen at Open Book Farm on a chilly afternoon in late October. Most days, the birds roamed free in one of the farm’s pastures, scratching and…