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Fall In Love With This Healthy Snack Subscription


(image) Imagine there's a way to enjoy all-natural, delicious and gluten-free snacks with your little one — all while supporting a charity that works to end childhood hunger. Check out this Love With Food Subscription, which does pretty much exactly that! [ more › ]

10 Awesome Kitchen Tools For Under $25


(image) If you're one of the three people on this planet who still uses speed dial, it's time to take your local pizza place off it. From a wine decanter to a corn stripper — it's not what it sounds like, we promise! — these 10 gadgets will make you actually want to get into your kitchen at home and whip up your own meals. [ more › ]

Learn A New Language Before Your Next Trip Abroad for Just $19.99


(image) If that travel bug is starting to nibble yet again, it's probably time to start booking your next trip abroad. But how can you expect to get around in a foreign country — France, let's say — when the most advanced word you know in its native tongue is "croissant"? [ more › ]

Go Home Already: A Date Lab For The Books


(image) The movement for "recovery high schools," how Union Market became a battleground between developers and activists, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: D.C. Morals


(image) We're a good city! [ more › ]

After Milo Accuses D.C. Coffeehouse Of Censorship, It Faces Barrage Of Harassment


(image) "We're committed to offering our customers and community a space free of hate, bigotry, sexism, and homophobia. It's really pretty simple." [ more › ]

Underwhelming Drama 'Year By The Sea' Is 'Eat Pray Love' For The Older Crowd


(image) Karen Allen and mature demographics deserve better. [ more › ]

Howard University Students Protest During James Comey Speech


(image) The student protesters are a group called #HUResist, and they livestreamed the scene on Friday. [ more › ]

Police Arrest Court-Ordered Mentor On Underage Sex Charges


(image) 28-year-old Andrew Brooks was the 14-year-old girl's court-ordered mentor, according to a report. [ more › ]

How To Eat Your Way Through D.C. This Week


(image) The upcoming food and drink calendar features an epic beer festival, bites from around Georgetown, the next act from a rising chef, and more. [ more › ]

Bill Would Increase Cost Of Cigarettes By $2 In D.C.


(image) D.C. has an adult smoking rate of 14.6 percent, though it's higher for black and LGBT Washingtonians. [ more › ]

The DCist Guide To Art All Night 2017: Come Early, Stay Late


(image) We break down your late-night art agenda neighborhood by neighborhood. [ more › ]

Community Mourns High School Student Fatally Shot In Attempted Robbery


(image) Police say that 16-year-old Zaire Kelly, who was shot and killed during a robbery attempt, also fatally stabbed the suspect while trying to defend himself. [ more › ]

D.C. Councilmembers Want Statue Of Confederate General To Come Down, But Congress Is In Their Way


(image) Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans said he had arranged for the statue to be removed, but the National Park Service put the kibbosh on his plan. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Is D.C. Ready For A Superstorm?


(image) Maryland's massive new highway plan, a cafe with childcare, and more news to start your day. [ more › ]

5 Incredible Workouts For Getting In Shape Without The Expensive Classes


(image) Well, winter is coming — and unless you're really, really into Game of Thrones, for most of us that means we tend to fall a little behind on our fitness regiment. As work gets busier, kids go back to school, travel increases and holidays hit (the unfortunate trifecta of Halloween candy, Thanksgiving meals and Christmas dinners), it can be hard (if not impossible) to squeeze in a trip to the gym. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Turns Out That Autumn Is A Better Time For Eating Crabs


(image) Who knew? Plus, a GW student tried to open a bakery out of her dorm and things didn't go quite as planned, and other end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Third Swastika Was Found At Georgetown University As Jewish New Year Began


(image) It's the third incident involving a swastika found on campus this month. [ more › ]

The Stylish Carnage of 'Kingsman' Tops This Week's Movie Picks


(image) And don't miss a 35mm print of Cock of the Air. [ more › ]

Weekend Picks: 13 Things To Do In And Around D.C.


(image) Food trucks will be out in full force, local vendors will be pushing their handmade goods, and music and film will collide. [ more › ]

One D.C. Public Library In Each Ward Will Open For Select Holidays


(image) The holidays include Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, and D.C. Emancipation Day. [ more › ]

There May Be Changes To Dog Ban On Bar Patios After Health Dept. Crackdown Has Folks Barking Mad


(image) Recent Department of Health enforcements have the longtime ban back in the public eye. [ more › ]

UPDATE: More Women Accuse Massage Therapist Of Sexual Assault


(image) The victim came forward after seeing the report of another alleged assault against Habtamu Gebreslassie. [ more › ]

As The African American History Museum Turns One, Director Lonnie Bunch Looks Back


(image) "I think it's really become what we wanted, which was to be a place that was as much about today and tomorrow as it is about yesterday." [ more › ]

UPDATE: Metro's 7000-Series Railcars Will Resume Service For Afternoon Rush Hour


(image) Metro union says that a railcar mechanic experienced an electrical shock while performing an inspection on one of the 7000-series railcars. [ more › ]

Why It Looks Like Discrimination Cases In D.C. Are Down By More Than 60 Percent


(image) It's not because discrimination is over. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: A Crackdown On Dogs Hanging On Restaurant Patios


(image) An increase in DCPS truancy rates, Kitty's Saloon is shuttering on H Street, and more news. [ more › ]

7 Portable Gadgets Under $30 That'll Make Your Life Easier Every Day


(image) Ready to be a modern-day Inspector Gadget — uh, minus the near-fatal explosion and subsequent surgery? These seven ultra-convenient tools will keep you organized and safe on the go. (Though you're probably on your own if a claw-handed super villain decides to pay a visit.) [ more › ]

D.C. Will Replace Three Failed Fields Ahead Of Citywide Debate On Artificial Turf Policies


(image) The plans come several months after parents and natural grass advocates began pressing the administration about what they consider the dangers of crumb rubber and other synthetic materials used in artificial turf. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Proposed Bill Offers D.C. Residents Cash To Walk To Work


(image) Less than a quarter of east-of-the-river Medicaid patients see a primary-care doctor in their zip code, and more news. [ more › ]

Lyft Passenger Killed In Crash On Sunday In Southeast


(image) A pickup truck switched lanes and struck the car head-on. [ more › ]

The Best Fried Chicken In D.C., Part 2


(image) When it comes to no-fail comfort food, fried chicken is pretty high up the power rankings. [ more › ]

We Found Comedy In An Unexpected Place: President Lincoln's Cottage


(image) Enjoy comedy in the summer home of one of our funniest presidents. [ more › ]

Two More Challengers Jump Into Ward 1 Race


(image) Sheika Nikole Reid, 26-year-old architectural drafter, and Greg Boyd, an independent investor with an acerbic social media presence, have thrown their names in the Democratic primary and general election, respectively. [ more › ]

This Week In Jazz, Featuring Will Calhoun


(image) Also, the Alley-Oop festival, Kenny Rittenhouse, Steve Smith's Vital Information, and much more. [ more › ]

Spooky Action's 'I Killed My Mother' Tells The Chaotic Story Of A Suffering Orphan


(image) It tells a fascinating but uneven story about Communist Romania. [ more › ]

A Second Dockless Bikeshare Company Is Launching In D.C. Today


(image) San-Francisco based Spin is rolling out 100 bikes this week, and 400 during its pilot period in the city. [ more › ]

Now You Can Turn Your Radio Dial To D.C. Government


(image) DC Radio includes shows hosted by the mayor, her press secretary, and lots featuring local music. [ more › ]

Metrorail Stations Medical Center And Bethesda Will Be Closed This Weekend


(image) And Orange, Blue, and Silver Line trains will run every 24 minutes due to maintenance work. [ more › ]

Turkey's President: Trump Apologized For Bloody Brawl In D.C.


(image) The White House denies the charge. [ more › ]