District of Columbia

The ubiquitous sight of a performer or musician asking for money in a New York City subway is conspicuously absent from Washington D.C. Metro stations, because busking is verboten in the nation's capital. A July lawsuit aims to change that policy.
3 days ago   Washington City Paper
<p>A city-sponsored streetscape beautification project currently under construction in Washington D.C. has been keeping many customers away from local businesses. Many are calling on the city to help out businesses during the construction-caused lull.</p>
Aug 8, 2007   The Washington Post
The second edition of this seminal historical planning study of Washington, D.C. offers readers an in-depth look at the city's birth and creation. Exclusive
Jul 16, 2007  By Matthew B. Gilmore
<p>With office rents second only to Midtown Manhattan, developers are arguing that it's time to add skyscrapers to the Washington D.C. skyline.</p>
Jul 9, 2007   The Houston Chronicle
<p>A long-planned transit tunnel connecting the greater Washington D.C. region to Dulles International Airport is coming up for a vote, but officials say the only way to keep the plan alive is to approve what is a seriously flawed proposal.</p>
Jun 19, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Plans to redevelop several ailing housing projects near the U.S. Capitol into mixed-income communities are moving forward after most tenants agree to relocate voluntarily.</p>
Jun 10, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>A recent column in the Washington Post criticizes the city's crackdown on jaywalking, arguing that it only serves to discourage pedestrians.</p>
Jun 5, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>This column from <em>The Washington Post</em> examines the city's general opposition too revising its building height restrictions -- limits that have been in place for nearly 100 years.</p>
May 29, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Washington Post columnist Steven Pearlstein offers his ideas for a fleet of ferries shuttling passengers across the Potomac river.</p>
May 29, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>The government agency may halt plans for several new high-rise complexes in Arlington, Virginia, due to concerns about the danger posed to planes headed to Reagan Airport.</p>
May 21, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>With D.C. neighborhoods attracting new white upper-income residents and lower-income black families fleeing for the more affordable suburbs, the nation's capital is poised to lose its longtime status as a black-majority city.</p>
May 18, 2007   The Washington Post