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‘I’m just so grateful’ | Formerly homeless family move into their first apartment in DC

WASHINGTON — Stephanie Hill and Eric McCray juggled their three small children at a meeting on a Southeast, DC conference room Wednesday morning while listening to rental conditions. Two-year-old twins Marley and Mason spun on chairs, while mom bounced 3-month-old Eric on her knee. The formerly homeless family is signing a lease for their very […]

‘Stargirl’: Anjelika Washington Joins DC Universe Series in Mystery Role

The "Stargirl" galaxy is expanding, with Anjelika Washington joining the DC Universe streaming service show as a series regular, it was announced Friday. Though Washington’s role is being kept under wraps for now, she will play a "familiar" DC Comics character, according to series executive producer and writer Geoff Johns. Washington joins Brec Bassinger, who […]

Is The Watergate Hotel Still As Scandalous As Ever?

Few hotels in the world have a history as storied as the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC. Right from the Watergate Complex opening in 1965, Italian architect Luigi Moretti’s monumental curved and modular designs had tongues wagging and opinions dividing. But that didn’t stop the hotel becoming the place to be and be seen in […]

Baby love: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser adopts newborn

WASHINGTON — (WUSA9) She’s the hometown girl who became mayor of her favorite city. Muriel Bowser leads the nation’s capital and is running to stay in that role for a second term. But she’s about to realize her biggest dream. Mayor Bowser invited WUSA9 Anchor Lesli Foster into her home to share the news. The […]

Alexandria set to increase local meals tax to 5 percent, highest in region

Alexandria city attorney James Banks, left, talks to council members Willie Bailey, center, and John Taylor Chapman, right, before a budget meeting Monday. (Patricia Sullivan/The Washington Post) The Alexandria City Council, despite pressure from about 50 local restaurateurs who nearly filled the council chambers Monday night, agreed to add 1 percent to its existing local […]