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Become A WordPress Expert With This Training Bundle


(image) In the world of tech, tools can come and go, but WordPress has stuck around as a platform utilized by individuals and businesses alike: with this Pay What You Want: 2017 WordPress Hero Bundle, you'll master the ins and outs through seven immersive courses. [ more › ]

Pack A Bag And Grab A Glass: It's Wine O'Clock In Canada


(image) Whether you’re noshing on macaroni and gorgonzola while quaffing Chardonnay, or belting out a version of Canadian band The Tragically Hip’s At The Hundredth Meridian, Canada’s longest-running wine festival has something for everyone. In fact, this season’s festival offers over 100 events for sippers, snackers, and adventure-seekers. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Local Teen Is Collecting Eclipse Glasses For Kids In Asia And South America


(image) U.S. rabbis forgo annual call with President Trump, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Photos: Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon At New Community Center In Southeast


A crowd of city officials, faith leaders, and youth advocates came out on Wednesday for the grand opening of a center that will expand the work of a decades-old D.C. non-profit. [ more › ]

Local Station 'We Act Radio' Off The Air After Burglary


(image) "We've got nothing at the moment. They stole our door, so we don't even have a door." [ more › ]

Map: These Buildings Emit The Most Greenhouse Gases In D.C.


(image) The Watergate was number one. [ more › ]

D.C.'s 11 Best Podcasts For Locals, By Locals That You Should Be Listening To


(image) We've collected our favorites for your listening pleasure. [ more › ]

D.C.'s Answer To NYC's Pizza Rat Is Pizza Squirrel


(image) "It was a cheese slice. He likes it simple." [ more › ]

Deanwood Makes Top 10 List Of Country's 'Hottest' Neighborhoods For Homebuyers


(image) Redfin places Deanwood as number seven on its prediction of places that will pick up steam in terms of home sales through the rest of 2017. [ more › ]

Fired FBI Director James Comey Will Host A Lecture Series At Howard


(image) And he is giving the keynote address at opening convocation this September. [ more › ]

This Week In Jazz, Featuring Ramsey Lewis And Frank Lacy


(image) Also, Cyrus Chestnut, the Ben Patterson Big Band's album release, Jessica Boykin-Settles' tribute to Carmen McRae, Allyn Johnson, and much more. [ more › ]

With Trump's Signature, Metro Safety Commission Is Officially Law


(image) But it's not up and running quite yet. [ more › ]

ESPN Under Fire For Removing Announcer Robert Lee From UVA Game


(image) ESPN is removing Lee avoid an onslaught of memes because he coincidentally has the same name as a top Confederate general. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: 'Lazy Anarchist' Email Prankster Is At It Again


(image) Plus, 100 people ordered to vacate Md. condos with little notice, the new form of D.C. conspiracies, and more news. [ more › ]

Break Into Coding For Less Than $20 With One of These Web Development Courses


(image) Programming has gotten a little more complex since we were all making profiles on MySpace. (Can't say we miss the drama of choosing our Top 8, though.) Not all of us have gone on to code for a living, but that doesn't mean you still can't hone your web or app development skills for use in your professional or personal life. Enter: Three hands-on web, Android, and Apple developer courses from renowned instructor Rob Percival. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Roofless House In D.C. Costs Almost $500,000


(image) And more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Petworth's Old Hebrew Home Will Become 80 Percent Affordable Housing


(image) The building at the southern edge of the neighborhood has sat vacant since 2009. [ more › ]

Juggalos Want No Part Of The Pro-Trump Rally That Will Be Protesting The Same Day


(image) "My fear is that people are supporting us because the assumption is that we're going up against the alt-right and that's not why we're here." [ more › ]

Police Arrested A Man With A Suspicious Package Near Capitol


(image) The incident happened not long before officials shut down the White House to investigate another suspicious package. [ more › ]

Photos: Renovating The Gardens At Dumbarton Oaks Is A Surprisingly Tricky Endeavor


It's a slow-going project to replace the irrigation system, but officials say they still plan to reopen by mid-May. [ more › ]

This Artist Battles Depression (And Metro Delays) With Roller Coaster Doodles


Brody Rose turns images from the Washington Post Express into roller coasters. [ more › ]

Photos: Crews Remove Confederate Memorial Outside Ellicott City Courthouse


"Given these feelings and the tragedy in Charlottesville, I felt compelled to remove this memorial from public property," said Howard County executive Allan Kittleman. [ more › ]

Second Of Three Corpse Flowers Blooms At The U.S. Botanic Garden


(image) The third corpse flower is expected to bloom over the weekend, and it is expected to be the biggest of the bunch. [ more › ]

Ride Into The 'Danger Zone' With Your Weekly Music Agenda


(image) Also, John Mayer at Jiffy Lube Live, Tamar Braxton at the Howard Theatre, and more. [ more › ]

Police Charge 13-Year-Old Boy In Attempted Abduction Of Virginia Woman


(image) A 36-year-old woman told police that the boy followed her on his bike before dragging her into the middle of the street. [ more › ]

Purple Line Is Getting $900 Million In Federal Funding


(image) After a touch-and-go few months, the light rail project will be able to move forward on construction as a lawsuit continues to make its way through the courts. [ more › ]

You've Gotta Have Disclaimers For Your Tiki Torches Now


(image) "Don't mind our tiki torches, the only things we hate are mosquitos!" [ more › ]

Catholic Priest Says He Was A KKK Member, Stepping Down As Clergy


(image) "My actions were despicable," said Rev. William Aitcheson, of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Who Is Still Posting To Craigslist's Missed Connections?


(image) Plus, reflections on Dick Gregory's local life, an update on two brothers deported to El Salvador on the eve of going to college, and more in the news. [ more › ]

Why You Can't Rely On Your Local Hard Drive


(image) Sure, you might have trusted your handy local hard drive all these years, but you're one virus, bad power supply, or corrupted operating system away from losing all your precious files. This Zoolz Cloud Storage: 2TB Lifetime Subscription is a much more trustworthy option to preserve your data. [ more › ]

Your Guide To Quebec's Most Romantic Getaways


(image) Stroll hand in hand through the Old City of Québec, bask on the islands of the St. Lawrence River, and sleep under the stars at Mont Mégantic. Explore all that Quebec has to offer for a romantic and rich cultural experience that’s just a short flight or drive away from home. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: D.C.'s Best City Blocks


(image) Plus, schoolchildren checked out the eclipse and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

22 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Week


(image) Just because the eclipse is over doesn't mean your social life has to be! There's a bevy of other events going down this week in D.C. that could open your mind, your palette, and more. [ more › ]

Photos: Watching People Watching The Eclipse


After weeks of anticipation, the moon's shadow passed across the sun to enthralled onlookers in the nation's capital. [ more › ]

Photos: Of Course Trump Looked Directly At The Eclipse


"Don't look!" shouted a staffer from below. [ more › ]

White Teens Showed Up To Howard's Campus Wearing MAGA Hats


(image) Howard University officials responded by defending their students and the beliefs of the historically black institution. [ more › ]

10 Facts You May Not Know About Capitol Hill


(image) Learn more about the area L'Enfant proclaimed "a pedestal waiting for a monument." [ more › ]

Livestream: First Of Three Corpse Flowers Bloomed At The Botanic Garden


(image) It's still open, while a second and third flower are expected to bloom between Aug. 22-30. [ more › ]

Is The Giant Panda Preggers? Keepers Close Part Of Zoo Habitat, Just In Case


(image) Mei Xiang is exhibiting signs of pregnancy, but it could be a pseudopregnancy. [ more › ]

Dish Of The Week: Ice Pops


(image) Popsicles are chock full of childhood nostalgia, and new takes on the classic are filling D.C. freezers. [ more › ]