FDA approves storing Pfizer vaccine at standard freezer temperatureThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved storing Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at standard freezer temperatures, helping ease storage requirements that could make delivery of the vaccine easier.Â.The Hill Shared .
Democratic strategists start women-run media consulting firmA group of Democratic strategists announced the launch of a new women-run media consulting firm on Thursday as the party prepares for the 2022 and 2024 elections.The Hill Shared .
Capitol Hill officer details racist abuse during mob attackA Capitol Police officer who was part of the response to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building says he experienced racist abuse from a crowd of rioters who had broken into the building.The Hill Shared .
Al Jazeera doubles down on conservative channel despite staff criticismAl Jazeera isÂ moving forward withÂ its newly launched conservativeÂ channelÂ despiteÂ an open letterÂ from at leastÂ 100Â critical staff members, a network executive said Thursday.The Hill Shared .
Biden marks 50 million coronavirus vaccines but warns virus fight not overPresident Biden on Thursday marked the 50 millionth coronavirus vaccine shot delivered in the United States and said the country was making progress in defeating the pandemic and returning to normal life.The Hill Shared .
Empowering Entrepreneurs From Underrepresented Backgrounds In The DistrictAs one of 10 Washington, D.C.-based entrepreneurs selected to participate in the 2020 cohort of Halycon's Opportunity Intensive Fellowship program, Yasmine Arrington joined other local founders that either serve or are based in designated Opportunity Zones.WAMU Shared .
Last Christmas Card in TownThanks to Caroline for sending the latest from Tuesday: "If anyone out there still hasn't gotten their Christmas card and apparently there's still hope?"PoPville Shared .
Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Feb. 25Here's what to know about the coronavirus data, resources and reopenings across the D.C. area.NBC4 Washington Shared .
Today* in Hawks around TownThanks to Michael for sending from Foggy Bottom. If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to.PoPville Shared .
Grassley to vote against Tanden nominationSen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGrassley says he'll decide this fall whether to run in 2022 Yellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Durbin: Garland likely to get confirmation vote next week MORE said Thursday he will vote against Neera TandenNeera TandenKlain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the...The Hill Shared .
Dana Perino becomes tearful in interview with survivor of domestic violenceFox News anchor Dana Perino became tearful during a segment on âAmericaâs Newsroomâ on Thursday in an interview with a survivor of domestic violence discussing Illinoisâs move to end cash bail.The Hill Shared .
The Latest Marjorie Taylor Greene Dust-Up Shows that Capitol Hill Isn't Very Good at Giving Someone the Silent TreatmentIt's a tale as old as time. Official Washington moves to shut out someone who has done something bad, only to be sucked back in when that person goes out.Washingtonian Shared .
Industry Insiders Are Calling for Biden To Appoint a Fashion CzarThe idea is gaining traction in stylish circles.Washingtonian Shared .
GOP's Chip Roy vows to fight Equality Act in courtRep. Chip Roy on Thursday vowed to oppose the Equality Act in court shortly before a House vote on the legislation, saying it would damage religious freedom.The Hill Shared .
How One D.C. Organization Is Addressing the Racial Achievement GapThere is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Washington City Paper Shared .
"HEEEEEELP! We can't sleep."Alexandra asks: "there is a car alarm on Garfield St. NW between 38th and Wisconsin Ave that for the 4th day its alarm goes off at random times."PoPville Shared .
Senate Democrats call on GAO to review childcare access barriers for disabled parents, kidsDemocratic Sens. Tammy Duckworth , Maggie Hassan and Bob Casey on Thursday asked the Government Accountability Office to review obstacles to childcare access for disabled parents and children.The Hill Shared .
Your Afternoon Animal FixIf you have any animal/pet photos you'd like to share please send an email to with 'Animal Fix' in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood.Â If you love the animal fix and want to ensure PoPville's long term viability please consider donating to our Patreon here.PoPville Shared .
Tasting Room Georgetown Opens With Prix-Fixe Menu And All You Can Eat Taco NightsThe "speakeasy"-style venue comes from 28-year-old chef Daoud Harris and hotel vet Ashley Blake.Washingtonian Shared .
Congresswoman Norton Requests National Park Service Change Name of Melvin Hazen ParkFrom Congresswoman Norton's office: "Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter requesting that the National Park Service change the name of Melvin Hazen Park in the District of Columbia and work with the community to find a more suitable name."PoPville Shared .
Pelosi top fundraiser moves to House Democratic super PACHouse Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House House Republican attempts to appeal fine for bypassing metal detector outside chamber MOREâs top political fundraiser will be moving to lead the House Majority PAC, the main fundraising arm...The Hill Shared .
Kinzinger gets pro-Trump primary challengerPro-Trump Republican Catalina Lauf hasÂ announced she is mounting a primary challenge against Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerTucker Carlson bashes CNN, claims it's 'more destructive' than QAnon Six ways to visualize a divided America Kinzinger: GOP will 'be a minority party forever' if we keep supporting Trump MORE , who has drawn...The Hill Shared .
Tennessee GOP asks state schools to keep players from kneeling during anthemRepublican state senators in Tennessee are urging administrators at public universities in the state to punish athletes who kneel in protest during the national anthem before games.Â.The Hill Shared .
Cruz hires Trump campaign press aide as communications directorSen. Ted Cruz has hired Trump campaign press aide Erin Perrine as his new communications director.The Hill Shared .
Biden believes Postal Service leadership 'can do better,' White House says, as DeJoy faces scrutinyThe White House on ThursdayÂ swipedÂ at Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyDemocratic fury with GOP explodes in House Biden announces nominees for vacancies on Postal Service board Connolly to GOP: I won't be lectured by those who voted to overturn the election MORE, signaling a change in leadership at theÂ U.S. Postal Service could be...The Hill Shared .
Eater's Guide to Dining in D.C.Unofficial, highly opinionated information about eating and drinking in the nations capital.Eater DC Shared .
6 DC Residents Have Died Without A Home In February6 DC Residents Have Died Without A Home In February - Washington DC, DC - The death of another person experiencing homelessness was recorded in the city's anonymized Human Services Data.Washington DC, DC Patch Shared .
Boston's Fenway Park, TD Garden reopening with limited capacityBoston's pro sports venues, including Fenway Park, TD Garden and Gillette Stadium, will reopen at limited capacity March 22, Massachusetts Gov.The Hill Shared .
Obama says reparations 'justified'Former President Obama said earlier this week that the case for reparations for Black Americans is âjustified, â but he added that the âpolitics of white resistance and resentment, â among other issues, made the prospect of pursuing the issue during his presidency a ânon-starter.â.The Hill Shared .
Washingtonian's Most Influential People: David ChavernPresident and CEO, News Media Alliance David Chavern is president and CEO of News Media Alliance, the news industry's largest trade organization.Washingtonian Shared .
Any Witnesses to Car Crash?Via google maps "Dear PoPville, I'm looking to see if anyone witnessed a traffic crash on Saturday, 2/14 at 6:00pm at the corner of P St NE and Florida Ave NE in which my wife's car was hit by a driver who ran a red light."PoPville Shared .
Cogent Communications Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 ResultsCogent approved an increase of $0.025 per share to its regular quarterly dividend for a total of $0.755 per share for Q1 2021 as compared to $0.730 per share for Q4 2020 - Cogent's thirty-fourth consecutive quarterly dividend increase.Citybizlist Shared .
Conservatives go after Cheney for Trump CPAC remarksHouse conservatives are renewing their calls for Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth. Lynn CheneyThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - J&J A-OK, Tanden in Trouble GOP leaders clash over Trump presence at CPAC Six ways to visualize a divided America MORE to step down from her leadership post after she split with House Minority Leader Kevin...The Hill Shared .
DC vaccine sign-ups plagued with technical problemsCOVID-19 vaccination sign-ups in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning ran into technical problems, causing frustration for people trying to secure appointments on the first day of eligibility for people under 65 with underlying conditions.Â.TheHill Shared .
Rand Paul criticized for questioning of transgender health nomineeSen. Rand Paul is facing criticism for his questioning of one of President Biden's health nominees, Rachel Levine, a former state health official who would be the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate.The Hill Shared .
Wisconsin bill would require playing of national anthem at taxpayer-funded venuesRepublican legislators in Wisconsin introduced a bill on Thursday that would require venues and arenas that have received taxpayer funding to play the national anthem at sporting events.The Hill Shared .
Pelosi: Dems want commission focused on Capitol mob attackSpeaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House House Republican attempts to appeal fine for bypassing metal detector outside chamber MORE said Thursday that Democrats will fight to keep the focus of the Jan.The Hill Shared .
5 Fun Food Events Around DC This WeekendOn the menu: an oyster pop-up, beer and pizza festival, and cocktails memorializing Black history.Washingtonian Shared .
Who's Got The Best Big Salads These Days?Photo by Elvert Barnes "Dear PoPville, I have I request. Please bring back entree salads."PoPville Shared .
CBF announces shifts in 2021 General Assembly planningFebruary 25, 2021 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. â Changes in the status of the venue in Washington, D.C., for the 2021 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly have provided an opportunity for CBF to reach across the Fellowship to plan the most compelling Assembly possible for this moment, even as uncertainty around the global pandemic&.CBFblog Shared .
Ex-girlfriend of Capitol rioter turned him in after he texted her picturesThe ex-girlfriend of a man who allegedly stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 turned him in after he sent her pictures and videos of him breaking into the building.The Hill Shared .
Compass Acquires KVS TitleCompass, the real estate technology company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire KVS Title, a leading title insurance and settlement services company serving the Washington metropolitan area.Citybizlist Shared .
As Restaurants Experiment with Cryptocurrency, Customers Aren'tA handful of D.C. restaurants are experimenting with accepting cryptocurrency payments even if it isn't yet practical or popular with customers.Washington City Paper Shared .
Vaccine Portal Crashes as Newly Eligible Residents Try to Register in D.C.Residents with specific medical conditions are eligible for the vaccine starting Thursday, but the vaccine portal crashed.Washington City Paper Shared .
Capitol Police head cites Biden speech threat for keeping security highActing Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman said Thursday that security will remain tight because of intelligence that some militia groups that attacked the Capitol on Jan.The Hill Shared .
"Shooting at NE Chick-fil-A"1401 Maryland Ave, NE A reader reported around 12:15pm "There was just a shooting at NE Chick-fil-A."PoPville Shared .
Kennedy: I'm sorry for calling Haaland a 'whack job'The Louisiana Republican explained that he was searching for another word before calling the nominee for Interior secretary a neo-socialist, left-of-Lenin whack job..Politico - Congress Shared .
New Theater, Jazz, and a Beer-and-Pizza Fest: Things to Do in DC, February 25-28Art talk: Join the Phillips Collectionâs virtual conversation series to hear from Nekisha Durrett, a DC artist known for large-scale work with a comics-like styleâone massive 2019 print reads âGo-Go Belongs Hereââand public installations, like the time she mowed a James Baldwin quote in the grass at the Parks at Walter...Washingtonian Shared .
Vultures Are Overrunning a Neighborhood in AshburnThe residents of the Broadlands neighborhood in Ashburn, Virginia are dealing with a major vulture invasion—and the many problems that come with it.Washingtonian Shared .
Where Work and Play Meet — Home in North BethesdaSurrounded by the excitement and movement of North Bethesda, the Linden Oak stands tall amidst the green of Rock Creek Regional Park.PoPville Shared .
Want to Watch Accused Insurrections Get Hauled Before Judges? Here's How.Thanks to Covid-era rules, the public can access virtual courtrooms via teleconference lines.Washingtonian Shared .
For Lease Sign Posted at Home of 'The Wing' "a network of co-working and community spaces for women"1056 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Thanks to Jade for sending: "Just saw this in Georgetown!"PoPville Shared .
Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threatActing chief Yogananda Pittman also says she pulled her precedessor's phone records to verify his recollection of the chaos of Jan.Politico - Congress Shared .
Speaker Pelosi holds her weekly press conference in Washington, DCPhoto by Kevin Dietsch/UPI.UPI Shared .
Kamala Harris promotes COVID-19 vaccine in Southeast D.C. as demand outstrips supply nowVice President Kamala Harris promoted the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday as supply slowly increases and officials think about leaning on leery Americans.Washington Times Shared .
9 Virtual And IRL Things To Do Around D.C. This WeekendThe weather is warming and there are plenty of socially distant, outdoor ways to soak in that sunshine around the region — or stay indoors.DCist Shared .
Some rail advocates hope Virginiaas new authority will help remove some of the politics out of rail policyWhen former Gov. Doug Wilder sold off the state's interest in hundreds of miles of track and rail right of way in the early 1990s, the move was applauded by the legislature as a prudent divestment to help balance the annual budget.Greater Greater Washington Shared .
Hello Xiao Qi Ji It's Been a MinuteThanks to Eva for capturing and sending this urgently needed diversion yesterday: "Caught on panda cam."PoPville Shared .
Washington's Most Influential People150 of the area's most powerful women—influential in government, business, law, education, media, nonprofits, and the arts.Washingtonian Shared .
A Guide to Pop-Ups Around D.C. During the Coronavirus CrisisAn award-winning West Village burger, fried chicken tacos, a pasta-based dinner series, and more make temporary appearances around town.Eater DC Shared .
Meet the InfluencersClick here to view Washingtonian's list of most influential people in and around DC. Fatima Goss Graves President and CEO, National Women's Law Center "We"Washingtonian Shared .
Montgomery County School Buses Could Go Completely Electric By 2035The plan will start with 25 new electric school buses this fall.DCist Shared .
Calvert Woodley "will remain closed until our entire team has been COVID tested"4339 Connecticut Avenue, NW Thanks to those who messaged: "Dear Calvert Woodley Community, â£ â£ We just learned that two of our colleagues tested positive for COVID-19, after being exposed to the virus through someone outside the store."PoPville Shared .
VP Kamala Harris visits a Covid-19 Vaccination Facility in Washington, DCUnited States Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a visit to a COVID-19 vaccination facility in an effort to promote the administration's plan to promote vaccinations in areas hit hard by the virus, on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Washington, DC.UPI Shared .
Steve Buckhantz on Bradley Beal and His Monster SeasonBradley Beal is an All-Star starter and leads the NBA in scoring. Former Wizards broadcaster Steve Buckhantz breaks down Beal's transformation.Washington City Paper Shared .
Trump Hotel Rates Are Over $1,300 on March 4—the Date in a Wild QAnon TheoryBooking a room will cost $1,331—almost triple the daily rate in March.Washingtonian Shared .
DC Vaccine Appointment Website, Phone Line Crashes Early ThursdayResidents couldn't get through by phone, and the online vaccine portal rejected many of those who were supposed to be eligible.DCist Shared .
February 24 Coronavirus Data Posted: 40,122Yesterday there were 39,943 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Wednesday, February 24, 2021 includes 179 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 40,122."PoPville Shared .
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's sister, Mercia, dies of COVID-19 complicationsD.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday that her sister, Mercia Bowser, died from complications related to the coronavirus.Washington Times Shared .
"Mari Vanna DC will soon open its doors, after extensive renovation, with upgraded menu, with new entertainment"1141 Connecticut Avenue, NW Good news from Mari Vanna: "My dear friends, As you all know, last spring Mari Vanna closed its doors."PoPville Shared .
Create a Smart911 Safety ProfileNobody plans to call 911, but you can plan ahead when you do. Smart911 is a new service that allows you to provide information about yourself, family members, pets, your home and vehicles that will.Hill Rag Shared .
DLA Piper Advises Truvian Sciences in Oversubscribed $105 Million Series CThe round was led by TYH Ventures, Glen Tullman of 7wireVentures and Wittington Ventures and was joined by General Catalyst, GreatPoint Ventures, DNS Capital and Wasson Enterprise.Citybizlist Shared .
Well That Didn't Go WellThanks to all who've messaged us: "I'm eligible for the vaccine based on zip code, health and occupation, so of course I clicked to register at exactly 9am"PoPville Shared .
Morning Roundup: Local Airports To Set Up COVID-19 Testing Sites For PassengersPlus, what to know about Virginia's gubernatorial race, Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen flops in Maryland, and more news.DCist Shared .
Washington, D.C., Police Fight a Rise in Carjackings and Blame Covid-19Nation's capital, other cities report sharp increases in carjackings in 2020.WSJ Shared .
Breakfast links: Does bias impact police response to protests? A DC bill would require a studyDC legislation would study police response to protests. Senators criticize Hogan for cancelling Baltimores Red Line.Greater Greater Washington Shared .
DC Water's New Children's Book Addresses WastewaterIf you ever took a field trip to the local sewage treatment plant when you were a kid, a new book from DC Water will bring back some memories.Hill Rag Shared .
"their vehicle was stuck by a single bullet. The complainant believes this may be related to the other vehicle being offended by their driving."From MPD: "At approximately 2353 hours last night, a complainant reported to MPD units that the driver of an unknown black sedan fired a gunshot at their vehicle while they were traveling south in the 3rd Street Tunnel at Massachusetts Ave NW."PoPville Shared .
Biden, Harris to headline House Dem retreat next weekPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will keynote the House Democrats' first-ever virtual retreat next week as the party looks to chart an aggressive policy agenda beyond its signature coronavirus aid package.Politico - Congress Shared .
Five Things for Today: February 25, 2021Something I realized yesterday as I was looking back at early KFDC days and for some strange reason, I didn't start including images in my posts until a few months into it.Â The first one that actually had a lead photo was Walks in the Woods about good local hikes with kids.Â It's been added to over the years - with both new places and pics -...Kid Friendly DC Shared .
Senator Sanders at the U.S. Capition in Washington, DCSen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, rides the Senate subway on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Thursday, February 25, 2021.UPI Shared .
MetLife Provides $81M Loan on DC-Area Apartment Complex Solaire 8250MetLife Investment Management has provided $80.5 million in debt to Washington Property Company to finance a newly built apartment community called Solaire 8250 in Silver Spring, Md., Commercial Observer has learned.Â.Commercial Observer Shared .
Court blocks release of records about cops in DC on Jan. 6SEATTLE — A court commissioner granted an emergency order Wednesday temporarily stopping the City of Seattle from disclosing records that would have identified six Seattle police officers who attended the pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on Jan.AP NEWS Shared .
Random Reader Rant and/or RevelPhoto by angela n. You can talk about whatever is on your mind - quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions / thoughts you may have.PoPville Shared .
Police: Man shot outside Chick-Fil-A in Northeast, DCOfficers were called to the scene on the 1400 block of Maryland Avenue, NE around 12:08 p.m.MSN Shared .
Washington, D.C. woman is a big fan of food trucksKyley McGeeney, who lives in Silver Spring, is such a big food truck fan she's helping to coordinate food trucks with receptive audiences.Www.foodtruckoperator.com Shared .
VP Kamala Harris Visits Vaccination Site in DC's Ward 8Vice President Kamala Harris visited a COVID-19 vaccination site in Anacostia Thursday morning as D.C. residents reported having trouble booking vaccination appointments.MSN Shared .
Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Feb. 25Here's what to know about the coronavirus data, resources and reopenings across the D.C. area.MSN Shared .
Why We Should Rethink Voting Rights from the Ground UpIt's not enough just to fight discrimination. The government needs to take affirmative steps to make voting easier.Washington Monthly Shared .
VP Kamala Harris visits a COVID-19 Vaccination Facility in Washington, DCCongresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton speaks during a visit with United States Vice President Kamala Harris to a COVID-19 vaccination facility in an effort to promote the administration's plan to promote vaccinations in areas hit hard by the virus, on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Washington, DC.UPI Shared .
Man Shot Inside Anacostia Metro Station DiesA man shot on a platform inside the Anacostia Metro Station Tuesday afternoon died Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police Department said.NBC4 Washington Shared .
Watchdog reviews complaint about FBI surveillance warrantWASHINGTON â The Justice Department's internal watchdog is reviewing a former Boeing engineer's allegations that he was unfairly investigated by the FBI on suspicion that he was spying for China, according to correspondence and court filings reviewed by The Associated Press.WTOP Shared .
House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ peopleWASHINGTON â The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.WTOP Shared .
GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief packageWASHINGTON â Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal minimum wage.WTOP Shared .
New US envoy to UN gets red carpet welcome from RussiaUNITED NATIONS â Linda Thomas-Greenfield takes up her post as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday and a senior Russian diplomat said the red carpet will be rolled out and Moscow is ready to work with the Biden administration - but âit takes two to tango.â.WTOP Shared .
Colton, Vasilevskiy help Lightning beat Hurricanes 3-0TAMPA, Fla. Ross Colton scored in his NHL debut and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves in the Tampa Bay Lightnings 3-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.WTOP Shared .
AP PHOTOS: Hindu festival draws crowds of bathers to riversPRAYAGRAJ, India â Millions of people have joined a 45-day Hindu bathing festival in the northern Indian city of Prayagraj, where devotees take a dip at Sangam, the sacred confluence of several rivers.WTOP Shared .
LaVine scores 35 as Bulls beat Timberwolves 133-126 in OTCHICAGO Zach LaVine celebrated his first All-Star selection with 35 points against his original NBA team, helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 133-126 in overtime Wednesday&.WTOP Shared .
Zion Williamson leads Pelicans past Pistons, 128-118NEW ORLEANS Zion Williamson scored 32 points in his first game since being named a first-time All-Star, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 128-118 on Wednesday night.WTOP Shared .
Feazell lifts McNeese St. past SE Louisiana 95-91HAMMOND, La. Keyshawn Feazell tied his career high with 22 points plus 11 rebounds as McNeese State narrowly defeated Southeastern Louisiana 95-91 on Wednesday night.WTOP Shared .
Backlogged cases push California COVID-19 deaths past 50,000LOS ANGELES â Los Angeles County on Wednesday reported another 806 deaths from coronavirus during the winter surge, pushing Californiaâs toll above 50,000, or about one-tenth of the U.S. total from the pandemic.WTOP Shared .
Coyotes rally from 3 down to beat Ducks 4-3 in shootoutGLENDALE, Ariz. â Conor Garland and Christian Dvorak each scored in a shootout, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a three-goal deficit for the second straight game to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 Wednesday night.WTOP Shared .
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the USNEW YORK February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients.WTOP Shared .
Ad campaign launches to build public trust in COVID-19 shotsNEW YORK A public service ad campaign unveiled Thursday aims to convince Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, telling them It's Up to You. The campaign by the Ad Council and its&.WTOP Shared .
Washington Wizards at Denver Nuggets odds, picks and predictionWashington Wizards at Denver Nuggets odds, picks and prediction.USA Today Sportsbookwire Shared .
Washington school band rehearses in pop-up tents to curb spread of COVID-19Since returning to in-person learning, the Wenatchee High School in Washington state has provided its musically inclined students with individual pop-up tents for band rehearsals.Classic FM Shared .
Women's Institute branch still going strong during lockdownA 90-year-old Women's Institute branch is still going strong and welcoming new members, despite almost a year passing since its last ‘proper' meeting.Sunderland Echo Shared .
Sister of Washington, D.C mayor dies of COVID-19 complicationsThe youngest of six siblings, Muriel Bowser, 48, asked the public for "the time and space we need to mourn the loss of Mercia."CBS News Shared .
Washington Football Team: Potential cap casualties to target this offseasonWe are approaching the time of the offseason when the salary cap will force some teams to release good players.Riggo's Rag Shared .
Team Biden taps Asian American groups to help save TandenAs Bidens choice for budget chief flounders in the Senate, the White House has rallied her allies in the South Asian community to her defense.Politico - Congress Shared .
Sister of Washington, D.C., mayor dies of Covid complicationsThe sister of Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser died Wednesday of complications from Covid-19, the mayor announced.NBC News Shared .
DC residents with qualifying medical conditions can sign up for vaccine appointments starting Thursday, February 25thDC Health announced today that at 9am, Thursday, February 25th, approximately 4,350 appointments will be made available for DC residents who live in priority zip codes — AND are one of the following.Petworth News Shared .
Official injured after buzzer of Rutgers-Michigan State gameEAST LANSING, Mich. Official Angie Enlund was hurt at the end of the Rutgers-Michigan State women's basketball game Wednesday and taken to a hospital.WTOP Shared .
New Zealand's virus success unleashes runaway housing pricesWELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealand's success in battling the coronavirus has unleashed an unanticipated problem: skyrocketing house prices.WTOP Shared .
Biden revokes Trump orders on 'anarchist' cities and morePresident Joe Biden on Wednesday formally revoked a series of presidential orders and memorandum signed by Donald Trump, including one that sought to cut funding from several cities the 45th president deemed âanarchistâ havens and another mandating that federal buildings should be designed in a classical aesthetic.WTOP Shared .
Reinterment plan of possible Tulsa massacre victims delayedTULSA, Okla. â A committee overseeing the search for mass graves related to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has delayed until next month a decision on how to reinter the remains of possible victims found last year.WTOP Shared .
Biden choice for budget chief faces new hurdles in CongressPresident Joe Bidens choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination.WTOP Shared .
Parliament passes final amendments to Australian laws forcing Google and Facebook to pay for newsListen now to WTOP News WTOP.com - Alexa - Google Home - WTOP App - 103.5 FM.WTOP Shared .
No. 25 Rutgers women dominate 4th quarter to top Michigan StEAST LANSING, Mich. Freshman Diamond Johnson scored 22 points, Arella Guirantes had 11 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and No.WTOP Shared .
New Marriott CEO on pandemic recovery, travel rebound, COVID-19 vaccineThe new head of Maryland-based Marriott International sounded optimistic about the year ahead when it comes to continued safe operations, and he predicts that travel will start to pick up later this year.WTOP Shared .
Federal watchdog blasts FAA over certification of Boeing jetFederal auditors say U.S. regulators didn't understand a flight-control system that played a role in two deadly crashes of a Boeing jet and must improve their process for certifying new planes.WTOP Shared .
Joe Biden Revokes Donald Trump's Order Designating Democratic Cities ‘Anarchist'After racial justice protests erupted in New York, Seattle and Portland, Trump attempted to cut the cities' federal funding by labeling them "anarchist."Huffington Post - Washington State Shared .
DC Elitists Call Cops On Truck With ‘Don't Tread On Me' Plates, Fearing It May Be An ‘Insurrection Vehicle'According to a recent report from The Washington Post, residents of the elite Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, D.C. took to the Next Door app â a hyper localized social media network described as a cross between Facebook and Craigslist â to accuse the vehicleâs driver of engaging in domestic terrorism, honing in on the...Hellbound And Down Shared .
Biden's big task: Keeping 50 Democrats in lineWith two other Cabinet nominations under GOP fire and a massive Covid aid package coming up, Democrats need rock-solid unity.Politico - Congress Shared .
Democratic fury with GOP explodes in HouseDemocratic fury over the mob attack on the Capitol and its aftermath is spilling into nearly every aspect of life in the House, squashing hopes for comity and threatening even mundane legislative tasks like the naming of a local post office.The Hill Shared .
Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting billsGeorgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is withholding support for numerous voting measures filed by Republican state lawmakers in recent weeks as his office reviews the legislation.The Hill Shared .
VP Harris Swearing-in of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in Washington, DCVice President Kamala Harris participate in the virtual ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Tom Vilsack to be Secretary of Agriculture, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.UPI Shared .
JBG SMITH Announces $115M in Private Sector Commitments to the Impact Pool and Funding for the Washington Housing Conservancy's Crystal House AcquisitJBG SMITH , a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, today announced that it closed the Washington Housing Initiative Impact Pool at year-end 2020 with $114.5 million in investor commitments.Citybizlist Shared .
New York Times culture not enabling workers to thrive, diversity report saysThe report was created by Amber Guild, president of the companyâs T Brand Studios; Anand Venkatesan, a senior vice president, and Carolyn Ryan, a deputy managing editor who oversees diversity issues and who is seen, according to Insider, as a possible replacement for Baquet, when he retires.The Hill Shared .
Biden reverses Trump actions on visas, architecture, citiesPresident Biden on Wednesday reversed a series of actions issued by former President Trump, lifting certain visa bans, undoing an order that sought to set new standards for federal architecture and revoking a memo that called for potential fu.The Hill Shared .
Biden picks start to sink in 50-50 SenateTwo of President BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MOREâs Cabinet nominees are slamming into confirmation hurdles on Capitol Hill, testing the White Houseâs ability to navigate a tenuous Senate...The Hill Shared .
Murkowski undecided on Tanden as nomination in limboSen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann group launches ads urging lawmakers to reject COVID-19 relief bill Biden health nominee faces first Senate test White House stands behind Tanden as opposition mounts MORE said Wednesday that she hasn't made a decision on Neera TandenNeera TandenHaaland courts moderates during tense Senate confirmation hearing On The...The Hill Shared .
George Floyd police reform bill reintroduced in HouseRep. Karen Bass and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler on Wednesday reintroduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, seeking to bring sweeping reform to police departments around the country.The Hill Shared .
Capitol Police head describes agency unprepared for mass attacksActing Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman plans to tell lawmakers that the agency was not sufficiently prepared for the Jan.The Hill Shared .
Alaska governor tests positive for COVID-19Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced on Wednesday.The Hill Shared .
US hits game-changing moment in COVID-19 fightThe U.S. is on the cusp of a game-changing moment in the fight against COVID-19 after a one-dose shot from Johnson and Johnson passed a key regulatory hurdle on Wednesday, giving it a clear path to emergency-use authorization.Â.The Hill Shared .
City Lights: Dance Institute of Washington Livestreams Our Spiritual JourneyOur Spiritual Journey invites viewers to journey through the history of Black culture and ancestry in honor of Black History Month.Washington City Paper Shared .
'QAnon Shaman' seeks pretrial jail release, citing bad jail food, lawyer saysJacob Anthony Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman" facing charges for storming the U.S. Capitol, offered Tuesday what his lawyer called "numerous compelling reasons" he should be released pending trial.Washington Times Shared .
Class action lawsuits filed against auto insurers in Nevada over pandemic ratesTen major auto insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits from customers who claim that the firms unfairly charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic.Â.The Hill Shared .
Navy identifies sailor who died of COVID-19A Virginia Beach-based sailor who died Monday shortly after testing positive for COVID-19 has been identified as Chief Petty Officer Justin Huf, 39, Navy officials confirmed.Washington Times Shared .
House Republican attempts to appeal fine for bypassing metal detector outside chamberRep. Andrew Clyde is attempting to appeal the $5,000 fine imposed on him for failing to abide by newly implemented rules requiring members to go through magnetometers before entering the House chamber.The Hill Shared .
Trump backs former campaign advisor for Ohio Republican Party chairFormer President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident MORE threw his support behind former campaign adviser Bob Paduchik in the race to be the next chair of...The Hill Shared .
Stephen Miller tangles with Florida GOP freshman at House immigration meetingThe former White House adviser spoke before the Republican Study Committee alongside other former Trump administration immigration officials.Politico - Congress Shared .
Goldman Sachs CEO slaps down 'aberration' of remote workGoldman Sachs CEO David Solomon on Wednesday rejected the "aberration" of remote work, which has become a popular alternative to in-person offices during the coronavirus pandemic.The Hill Shared .
Biden announces nominees for vacancies on Postal Service boardPresident BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MORE on WednesdayÂ announced three nominees to fill vacancies on the board of governors for the United State Postal Service, an agency that has in recent months...The Hill Shared .
Democrat posts trans flag across from Marjorie Taylor Greene's House officeRep. Marie Newman said Wednesday she installed a trans pride flag outside her office after Rep.The Hill Shared .
Pressley says image of Black custodial staff cleaning up Capitol after Jan. 6 riot 'haunts' herRep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyEconomist makes the case for federal jobs guarantee Clintons, Tyler Perry among mourners at Cicely Tyson memorial Democrats warn of 'whataboutism' ahead of Trump defense MORE said on Wednesday that she is still haunted by images that went viral after the Jan.The Hill Shared .
House conservatives push back on efforts to revive earmarksHouse conservatives are pushing back against efforts to restore the use of earmarks, as Democrats gear up to revive the practice that allows lawmakers to secure federal funding for specific projects.The Hill Shared .
North Carolina to lift curfew, increase social gathering limitNorth Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is set to lift the state's mandatory curfew on Friday, as well as increase the limit on social gatherings amid stabilizing coronavirus rates.The Hill Shared .
Trump to attack Biden in CPAC speechFormer President Donald Trump will use a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday to attack his successor President Biden and tease a potential 2024 White House bid, a person familiar with speech confirmed to The Hil.The Hill Shared .
"What happens when a popup meets another popup? ""Dear PoPville, Here's a real estate 2.0 question concerning that which happens when a popup meets another popup"PoPville Shared .
Connolly to GOP: I won't be lectured by those who voted to overturn the electionRep. Gerry ConnollyGerald. Edward ConnollyHouse Democrats call on Biden to fill Postal Service Board vacancies to pave way for ousting DeJoy Trump's assault on the federal government isn't over LIVE COVERAGE: House votes to impeach Trump after Capitol insurrection MORE during a House panel on Wednesday pushed back against GOP lawmakersâ...The Hill Shared .
Experts investigating whether cyclone contributed to mass dolphin deathsExperts looking into the mass death of dolphins on an island off the coast of Mozambique suspect that a recent cyclone could be to blame, Â the BBC reports.The Hill Shared .
Where to Grab a Burrito Around D.C.Burritos full of charred sweet potatoes, birria de res, and carne asada with fries are all new to the scene.Eater DC Shared .
DC mayor says sister died from COVID-19Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserGlitch in city system causes nearly 40K in DC to miss unemployment benefits last week Building an effective 9/11 commission for the Capitol riots Capitol Police recommend fence around Capitol stay up until September: report MOREâs sister, Mercia Bowser, died Wednesday from complications...The Hill Shared .
"San Lorenzo Helps Austin TX Residents by Donating 100% of Revenue from All Meals on Thurs Feb 25th and Fri Feb 26th to DAWA Fund in Austin"1316 9th Street, NW From an email: "In an effort to help out those who are suffering through the Texas cold-weather catastrophe, Chef Massimo Fabbri is announcing that he is donating 100% of the revenue from all meals on Thursday, February 25th and Friday, February 26th t"PoPville Shared .
Bowser Loses Only Sister to Complications of COVIDMayor Muriel Bowser announced that she lost her only sister, Mercia Bowser, on Wednesday morning.Hill Rag Shared .
Marjorie Taylor Greene gets first Democratic midterm opponentRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene attracted her first Democratic midterm opponent Wednesday following a bipartisan firestorm over past controversial comments.Â.The Hill Shared .
New data suggest 'long COVID' symptoms last up to 9 months: FauciAnthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, on Wednesday announced that newly-released data suggests that long-term symptoms associated with COVID-19 can linger for nearly 9 months following infection.The Hill Shared .
Donald Trump Jr. deposed by DC attorney general as part of inaugural funds lawsuitDonald Trump Jr. was deposed as part of the Washington, DC, attorney general's lawsuit alleging the misuse of Trump inaugural funds, according to a new court filing.CNN Shared .
DC Mayor Loses Sister to Covid ComplicationsDC Mayor Muriel Bowser's sister, Mercia Bowser, passed away Wednesday at the age of 64 due to complications from Covid-19.Washingtonian Shared .
Cori Bush blasts lack of diversity on USPS boardRep. Cori Bush questioned the lack of diversity on the United States Postal Serviceâs board of governors, asking Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyHouse Democrats call on Biden to fill Postal Service Board vacancies to pave way for ousting DeJoy Duckworth urges Biden to oust entire Postal Service board The Hill's Morning Report -...The Hill Shared .
McConnell knocks Pelosi Jan. 6 commission proposal: 'Partisan by design'Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday knocked Speaker Nancy Pelosi's proposal for a 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, saying she is setting the panel up to be partisan.The Hill Shared .
DC Mayor Loses Sister to COVID-19D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser lost her only sister and oldest sibling to COVID-19. Mercia Bowser died Wednesday at age 64, the mayor announced.NBC4 Washington Shared .
"Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser lost her only sister and oldest sibling, Mercia Bowser, due to complications related to COVID-19."Photo by Rafa Aremu Ed. Note: Earlier today Mayor Bowser proclaimed today "A Day of Remembrance for Lives Lost to COVID-19" as the District surpassed 1,000 lives lost due to Covid-19.PoPville Shared .
Dulles and DCA Will Soon Have Covid-19 Testing Sites for PassengersThere will be Covid-19 testing sites at both DCA and Dulles airports starting next month, according to an email sent by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.Washingtonian Shared .
Dc Surpasses 1,000 Covid-19 DeathsWashington, D.C.'s mayor proclaimed a day of remembrance Wednesday for residents who have died from COVID-19 as the city's death toll passed 1,000.The Hill Shared .
Sister Of D.C. Mayor Dies Of COVID-19 ComplicationsHer death comes on the same day the city's death toll surpassed 1,000 residents.DCist Shared .
DC Council Unites to Oppose Loss of Access to Capitol GroundsDC Council does not agree on everything, but they do agree on this: there should not be a permanent fence around the US Capitol.Hill Rag Shared .
Bill would strip pension for president convicted of felonyTwo key House Democrats will roll out legislation Thursday that would revoke a lifetime pension and other taxpayer-funded perks from former presidents who are convicted of felonies during or after office.The Hill Shared .
Soon More People Can Gather Outside and Attend Outdoor Events in VirginiaSoon more Virginians will be able to gather socially in groups outside and attend outdoor sporting and entertainment events, Governor Ralph Northam announced Wednesday.Washingtonian Shared .
DC City Council calls for Capitol security fencing to be removedMembers of the Washington D.C. City Council called Wednesday for the removal of three miles of security fencing placed around the U.S. Capitol as a defensive measure in the wake of the Jan.Fox News Shared .
Italian prosecutors fine food delivery firms, order hiring of 60,000 workersItalian prosecutors moved on Wednesday to fine food delivery companies nearly $889 million and ordered them to hireÂ 60,000 workers following an investigation that revealed inadequate working conditions in the industry, Reuters reported.The Hill Shared .
Washington, D.C. attorney general sues AT&T, alleging overchargesWashington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility National Accounts, alleging that the company overcharged the city millions of dollars for cellphone and internet services, Racine's office said in a statement on Wednesday.U.S. Shared .
Sinema goes viral for wearing 'Dangerous Creature' sweater on Senate floorSen. Kyrsten Sinema went viral on Tuesday for wearing a pink "Dangerous Creature" sweater while presiding on the Senate floor.The Hill Shared .
Pennsylvania health network prioritized vaccines for employees' relativesOne of Pennsylvania's largest health networks gave special access for coronavirus vaccines to employees' relatives, prompting criticism from health officials who said that other groups should have been prioritized.The Hill Shared .
Virginia GOP decides to hold drive-in nominating conventionThe Virginia Republican Party has decided that statewide candidates running in the November election will be nominated at a May 8 drive-in conventionÂ at Liberty University, though the Evangelical college says it has not yet agreed to any particular contract or plan.The Hill Shared .
"Metro seeks public input on proposed budget to support regional recovery amid pandemic-related financial constraints"Photo by Bradley Joines From WMATA: "The public comment period for Metro's Fiscal Year 2022 budget is officially open, and Metro's Board of Directors wants your feedback."PoPville Shared .
Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett UnmaskedLate last night, a gang of meddling kids and their Great Dane cornered the newest Supreme Court Justice in Old Man Barkers haunted amusement park.The Sacramento Brie Shared .
USPS' DeJoy to Congress: 'Get used to me'The postmaster general has faced intense criticism amid mail delays but said he has no plans to leave.Politico - Congress Shared .
Congressional Black Caucus unveils '100 Day Plan'Congressional Black Caucus. Chairperson Joyce Beatty on Wednesday rolled out the group's "100 Day Plan," outlining the CBC's legislative priorities that it hopes to see come to fruition during the first months of President Biden's ad.The Hill Shared .
The LampsQuin and Tara met under the lamps. He handed her a large envelope containing top-secret information.The Writing Desk Of Tiffany C. Lockhart Shared .
Residents with Qualifying Medical Conditions Eligible for Vaccine Appointments ThursdayOn Wednesday, Feb. 24, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Health Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt announced that beginning on Thursday, February 25, DC residents with qualifying medical conditions will be eligible to book vaccination appointments through vaccinate.dc.govÂ or by calling the Districtâs coronavirus Call Center.Hill Rag Shared .
Latin American Resource Guide KickoffThe DC History Center is pleased to announce a new initiative to compile a Latin American resource guide, amplifying access to local archival resources on the Latin American communities of Washington, DC.The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Shared .
City Lights: Notions of Exile Grapples with the Venezuelan Refugee Crisis Using Literature and DollsNotions of Exile is a virtual exhibition that investigates the artistic, cultural, and sociological impacts of the Venezuelan refugee crisis.Washington City Paper Shared .
Hawaii advances automatic voter registration billA state Senate panel in Hawaii has unanimously passed a bill that would allow for automatic voter registration.The Hill Shared .
Tucson bans hair discriminationThe city of Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday voted to ban dress codes that discriminate against hair textures and styles in schools and workplaces.The Hill Shared .
Anthony Hopkins Shows the Full Range of His Talent in The FatherThe film features Hopkins as a man with dementia, and the actor takes viewers on a compelling journey through shifting realities.Washington City Paper Shared .
DCCC chair: Criticisms on socialism, defund the police are 'Republican caricature'Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney also said the party expects to hold the majority in 2022.Politico - Congress Shared .
Today's Rental was chosen for the Formstone, obviouslyThis rental is located in Columbia Heights near 11th Street. The Craigslist ad says: "$3,650 / 3br - 1445ft2-3 Bedroom Rowhouse in Columbia Heights"PoPville Shared .
DCI Consulting Acquires HR Analytical ServicesDCI Consulting Group, a Washington, D.C.-based human resources data analytics firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based HR Analytical Services.Citybizlist Shared .
Veterans Can Book Vaccine Appointment Through VADC VA Medical Center Vaccination and Testing is now available to veterans who already receive care at the VA, and to those DC veterans 65 years old or more.Hill Rag Shared .
West Virginia AG urges news providers to resist calls to 'censor' programmingWest Virginiaâs attorney general on Wednesday sent a letter to cable, satellite and streaming providers urging them to reject calls from House Democratic lawmakers this week to combat misinformation on certain news channels.Â.The Hill Shared .
McConnell throws cold water on Dems' proposed 1/6 CommissionSen. Mitch McConnell indicated that he would be open to a commission narrowly focused on security on the Hill.Politico - Congress Shared .
Dupont Circle Is Getting a New Food Hall for Tacos, Pizza, Burgers, and PastriesThe group behind Succotash, Mi Vida, and Mah-Ze-Dahr is developing a fast-casual complex with 500 seats.Eater DC Shared .
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. replaces banned weed, LGBTQ rights flags a with bigger onesJohn Fetterman, a Democratic Senate candidate, has replacedÂ the pro-weed and LGBTQ rights flags hanging from his office balcony with bigger ones after lawmakers moved to ban the display.The Hill Shared .
Grassley says he'll decide this fall whether to run in 2022Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyYellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Durbin: Garland likely to get confirmation vote next week Garland says he has not discussed Hunter Biden case with president MORE on Wednesday said that he plans on deciding later this year whether to run for reelection in 2022 amid speculation that the...The Hill Shared .
Vaccine Registration for Washingtonians with Medical Conditions Opens TomorrowDC officials announced on Wednesday that vaccine registration for Washingtonians with pre-existing medical conditions in priority Zip codes will open Thursday, February 25, at 9 AM.Washingtonian Shared .
"DC Residents with Qualifying Medical Conditions Can Begin Making Vaccination Appointments Thursday"From the Mayor's Office: "Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Health, led by Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, announced that beginning on Thursday, February 25, DC residents with qualifying medical conditions will be eligible to book vaccination appointments through vaccinate.dc.gov or by calling the Distric"PoPville Shared .
Evangelical leaders launch nationwide push against extremismMore than 200 faith leaders in the Evangelical Christian movement signed on to a letter this week decrying "Christian Nationalism" and its role in the Jan.The Hill Shared .
South Dakota AG had glasses of man killed in car crash after the incidentA South Dakota attorney general allegedly had the glasses of a man that he struck and killed in a car crash, according to interviews released Tuesday by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.Â.The Hill Shared .
It's Finally Nice in DC. Here Are Some Things to Do Outside.We rounded up some Covid-safe recommendations of activities to do in the great outdoors. Or you could always just take what you have been in existential despair and confusionâand take that outside.Washingtonian Shared .
House Freedom Caucus opposes earmarks, setting up internal GOP debateRepublicans who first banned earmarks when they took over the House majority following the 2010 Tea Party wave have been divided over the issue, with some warming to the idea in recent years.Politico - Congress Shared .
Virginia lifting curfew, easing some virus restrictionsVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Wednesday that he is lifting the statewide curfew and easing other coronavirus restrictions amid a decrease in infections.The Hill Shared .
City Lights: Tuff Lover's In Memorium, One Year LaterTuff Lover's In Memorium is a live recording from 2020 "celebrating the life of Freddy Leighton," who died in October of 2019.Washington City Paper Shared .
Everyone's Favorite Brunch Spot Ankara is Rebranding as ala!The much adored Dupont Circle Turkish spot, Ankara, has recently announced that it will be reopening as a Levantine concept ala, on March 1.PoPville Shared .
Washington Senate passes bill requiring police officers to intervene in excessive force casesThe Washington state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would require police officers to try and stop their colleagues from using excessive force, a law enforcement accountability push that comes in the wake of the George Floyd's killing last year.The Hill Shared .
Over 2,400 COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted in Tennessee county: health officialsOver 2,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were wasted in Tennessee's most populous county since the beginning of this month, state health officials confirmed this week.The Hill Shared .
DCCC chairman investigating 'why the polling sucked' in 2020Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney , the chairman of House Democrats' campaign arm, said Wednesday heâs doing a deep dive into the partyâs election failures in 2020, including a look at âwhy the polling sucked.â.The Hill Shared .
Annapolis, Battling Sea Level Rise, Sues 26 Oil CompaniesOfficials say the companies knew about the dangers of burning fossil fuels, but deceived consumers.DCist Shared .
Senate Democrats make final pitch for including minimum wage hike in coronavirus billSenate Democrats made their final pitch on Wednesday to the official who will decide whether language to increase the minimum wage can be included in their coronavirus relief bill.Â.The Hill Shared .
"I think I just got meat hustled."From our first discussion back in 2011 "Dear PoPville, So today we had two gentlemen knock at our door and ask if we'd like to have some fine frozen meats - they were promising a very good deal."PoPville Shared .
"Hot Jazz Saturday Night" Is Back—and Rob Bamberger's Beard Is GoneThe WAMU host raised $100,000 for WAMU after returning to the air. One pledge required him to cut down his pandemic look.Washingtonian Shared .
Virginia eases restrictions on outdoor events, gatheringsVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that some COVID-19 restrictions in the state will start to roll back Monday.Washington Times Shared .
Real Estate Fresh Finds: February 24Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by Real Living At Home.PoPville Shared .
Black-Owned Food Businesses to Get Rent-Free Residencies in Navy Yard Kitchen SpaceUberEats is sponsoring Thursday-Sunday residencies in a kitchen and a food truck located at Sandlot Southeast from March 18 through the end of 2021.Eater DC Shared .
Virginia To Ease Some Coronavirus Restrictions Starting MondayThe limit on outdoor gatherings will increase from 10 to 25 people, and the modified curfew will end starting on Monday.DCist Shared .
D.C. reaches 'tragic milestone' of 1,000 coronavirus deathsThe nations capital on Wednesday reached the grim milestone of more than 1,000 deaths due to the coronavirus.Washington Times Shared .
"Dim Sum Service to Continue at CHIKO Dupont and Bethesda on Weekends! "Courtesy CHIKO From an email: "Due to the overwhelming success of our Lunar New Year Brunch, we'll be offering dim sum service at both CHIKO Dupont and Bethesda moving forward."PoPville Shared .
DC Council held a roundtable about how to get emergency rental assistance to residents. Hereas my testimony.On February 22, Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau held a roundtable on emergency rental assistance.Greater Greater Washington Shared .
Yes, Unsolicited Dick Pics Are Still Legal in Virginia—For NowA bill that would make cyber-flashing a misdemeanor in Virginia was killed last week.Washingtonian Shared .
First Look: Yoka and Kota Opens In Capitol Hill Food HallIt's the latest stall at The Roost.DCist Shared .
"Dan's Cafe is reopening their doors on Fri and Sat evenings! "2315 18th Street, NW Big news from the Adams Morgan BID, thanks to John for passing on: "PSA: Dan's Cafe in #AdamsMorgan is reopening their doors on Fri and Sat evenings!"PoPville Shared .
No Longer ‘Young Guns,' the Capitals' Elder Statesmen Are Leading the WayIn a season altered due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington Capitals are leaning on their elder statesmen to lead the team to victory.Washington City Paper Shared .
VP Harris Swears-in UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield in Washington, DCVice President Kamala Harris arrives to swear-in United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, during a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.UPI Shared .
The path to greater is sometimes paved with potholes and pandemics2020 didnt defeat us â but it certainly helped define us. GGWashs managing editor, George Kevin Jordan, recounts the year, and how, dedicated volunteers, an amazing staff, and readers just like you, helped to keep us going.Greater Greater Washington Shared .
More Than 1,000 D.C. Residents Have Died Of COVID-19Black Washingtonians make up 75% of the more than 1,000 residents who died in the past 11 months.DCist Shared .
New DC Dining App Aims to Support BIPOC Chefs in the PandemicAustin-based Zymmo gives users the ability to directly order from local independent chefs or book private catering experiences.Washingtonian Shared .
Tie Bar has closed in Logan1431 P Street, NW Thanks to LW for sending: "Tie Bar on P Street in Logan Circle looks closed as of Saturday."PoPville Shared .
This Friday: Chat With Food Critic Ann LimpertWashingtonian food critic Ann Limpert chats about the DC dining scene every Friday at 11 AM.Washingtonian Shared .
Get Dim Sum Delivered from CHIKO on WeekendsCHIKO will start serving Korean and Chinese dim sum out of its Bethesda and Dupont Circle locations this weekend for pick-up and delivery.Washington City Paper Shared .
February 23 Coronavirus Data Posted: 39,943. With 1001 Lives Lost in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaims Today "A Day of Remembrance for Lives Lost toYesterday there were 39,844 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 includes 99 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 39,943."PoPville Shared .
Coronavirus: Leadership During Crisis with San Francisco Mayor London BreedSan Francisco Mayor London Breed joins The Post to discuss her city's covid-19 response and the recent attacks against Asian Americans in the Bay Area.Washington Post Live Shared .
Coronavirus: Leadership During Crisis with Maryland Gov. Larry HoganLarry Hogan joins The Post to discuss his plan to reopen schools and the state's $1.1 billion coronavirus relief package.Washington Post Live Shared .
There's Going to Be a Pete Buttigieg Documentary"Mayor Pete" will follow Buttigieg's historic bid to be the first openly gay president.Washingtonian Shared .
Race in America: Minority-Owned BusinessesMellody Hobson, Ariel Investments co-CEO and president, joins The Post to discuss her company's new initiative to help minority-owned businesses and the role corporate America can play in addressing systemic racism.Washington Post Live Shared .
NCBA discusses climate change and new Washington D.C. environmentNCBA holds the first virtual Winter Reboot Conference to discuss the state of the beef industry in the new Washington.Beef Magazine Shared .
Vintage78 Signage Removed in Dupont2100 P Street, NW Thanks to Allison for sending word about Vintage78 "Just walked by, signage is off, doors are locked and Mail is piled up" Vintage78's last social media posts are from December though their website still has a note announcing a temporary closure.PoPville Shared .
New Columbia Solar has built a $75M fund dedicated to Washington, DC solar projectsNew Columbia Solar has closed its second tax equity deal with Franklin Park Infrastructure as well as a loan facility provided by Amalgamated Bank and Live Oak Bank.Solar Builder Magazine Shared .
Democrats' $1.9T Covid aid bill faces the Senate chopping blockThe package's minimum wage hike, and other major provisions, could get trimmed today.Politico - Congress Shared .
"Sunrise This Morning"Thanks to s cho for sending the incredible view from H Street, NE this morning.PoPville Shared .
Morning Roundup: Former NYPD Officer Allegedly Beat DC Officer At RiotPlus, El Chapo's wife was booked into the Alexandria jail, D.C. is in better financial shape than projected a year ago, and more news.DCist Shared .
Breakfast links: A Virginia bill would force Metro to name the McLean station after Capital OneVirginia could tie Metro funding to naming a station after Capital One. A report details racism in Prince Georges County Police Department.Greater Greater Washington Shared .
Massive Fire Destroys Mansion in Northwest DC, Displaces NeighborsFire tore through a large home under renovation in Northwest Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, leaving two next-door homes damaged and three neighbors displaced.NBC4 Washington Shared .
Photos of Huge House Fire in Woodland NormanstonePhoto by and_thom DC Fire and EMS reported: "Original call received 12:41 AM. Approximately 75 personnel with 20 pieces of equipment responded and operated on scene." Update 2 Alarm fire 2600 block 31st NW.PoPville Shared .
This Couple's Weekend-Long Wedding During the Pandemic Included Covid Testing and Air-PurifiersAmrita and Amar married at the bride's parents' private residence and offered guests and vendors Covid test before the special day.Washingtonian Shared .
Neera Tanden's Senate committee votes postponedThe White House so far is showing little sign of accepting defeat and has insisted she could still have the votes for confirmation.Politico - Congress Shared .
Report Outlines Allegations Of Racial Discrimination By PG County PoliceOfficers of color are demanding the department make immediate changes to its most senior leadership.DCist Shared .
EJF Acquisition Corp. Launch of its IPOToday announced the launch of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 units, at a price of $10.00 per unit.Citybizlist Shared .