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  • A Changing Rehoboth

    When I tell anyone not from the mid-Atlantic region that I vacation and plan to retire in Delaware, the response is usually, ''Why?'' My two...

  • Charmed, I'm Sure

    It's that time of year: I make my annual trek to Somewhere in the Heartland -- the exact destination varies each year -- and I...

  • Fun in the Sun

    One day in early June, I was sitting on one of the West Side piers, and summer felt like a conductor's hands poised in mid-air...

  • UPDATE: Arrest in R Street Murder

    Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police announced Thursday evening that Kurt Williams, 19, has been charged with one count of felony murder while armed, in conjunction with...

  • Rating the Runners

    When imagining the workings of a political machine in the heart of Washington, D.C., one might conjure intrigue, power plays and ruthlessness. Instead, picture a...

  • UPDATE: Violence Continues in Dupont

    WEDNESDAY, AUG. 25 -- As the emotional fallout from the murder of Adrien Alstad continues to grip Washington's gay community -- and all residents in...

  • Murder Shakes 17th Street

    A recent spike in robberies in the Dupont Circle-Logan Circle areas took a deadly turn in the early hours of Monday morning, when an unknown...

  • Blind Ambition

    I have this theory, and the theory is that people can be divided into two distinct groups: Those who are successful by the time they...

  • Step Back from Stead Park

    As a longtime Dupont Circle resident with a view of Stead Park from my living room, I would probably be a regular visitor to a...

  • Wheels in Motion

    It's like an amusement park for yuppies, and we're on a ride that's bound to induce nausea. There are so many choices, so many shiny...

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