The next time Mr. Palmer is walking with a male companion down a dark street in a dodgy neighborhood, will his attackers simply shoot both of them on sight, rather than attempting the more cumbersome route of assaulting them with fists or feet?
By Jane Barrett Silver Spring In response to Matt Engel’s post “How to fix the Mall”: Yes, that’s just what we need: More restaurants, shops, cafes to open and then go out of business, and more trash. Plus those nonporous...
By Matt Engel Silver Spring Michael Ruane’s Feb. 19 article, “Fine-arts panel enthusiastic about plan to overhaul Mall” speaks to a refurbishment that clearly needs to happen on the Mall. Unfortunately, it appears that the plan being considered is short...
What’s the right response to allegations of corruption involving D.C. Council member Marion Barry?
One important feature is lacking from the Virginia General Assembly's Web site. While recorded votes can be retrieved by bill number, they cannot be compiled using a member’s name.
I want to salute Montgomery County for its efforts during snowmageddon. I believe Montgomery did the best job of clearing major routes as well as side streets.
Chicagoans scoff at the District’s inability to remove a big snowfall, while D.C. denizens point out that Chicago has never had a snowfall on a single day that rivals our recent storm. But Chicagoans have lived through significantly snowier years.
It seems that the major snowstorms that hit us this month reinforced for others a sense of community and belonging, of innovative ways to keep occupied while hunkered down in a blizzard, of strategies for not going crazy while cooped up with the kids. But what I will remember most from this unprecedented snow is the discovery that my house is a wreck.