Your chance to see MGMT, Wale, Dan Deacon and more—for free!

Starting Thursday night and rolling on through Sunday, Washington D.C. will be treated to a series of free (FREE!) concerts, courtesy of the Kia Soul Collective Tour. Yes, that KIA, better known for mediocre motorcars than music, mirth,… Read More

D.C. ranked fourth best city for college students

Monument-filled AND college-kid friendly! A new report by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Washington D.C. as the fourth best metropolitan area to attend college, according to the Washington Post. The report highlighted the 75 best college… Read More

The Post surveys the D.C. area’s town- gown tiffs

The eternal conflict: curmudgeonly neighbors v. rowdy co-eds With new neighbors’ groups popping up left and right, it looks like we’re in for another year of fights between residents and the University.  But Georgetown’s not the only school… Read More

Faux mayoral candidate takes strong stance on Sellinger Sparrow

Ever get the feeling that 2010 is just way too long to wait for the next D.C. mayoral campaign?  Well the New Organizing Institute, a progressive advocacy and campaign training program, has got you covered.  As part of… Read More

D.C. voting rights on hold for now

Although the prognosis was positive a few months ago when Obama took office and the Democrats swept Congress, it looks like the quest for D.C. voting rights has been derailed once again. Caught between a rock (the Ensign… Read More

This year’s iteration of the internet’s annual intern antidote

Brace yourselves, it’s that time of year again… With intern season officially upon us, it’s about time the local blogosphere came out with its annual anti-intern novelty blog (because what’s a D.C. summer if not a chance to… Read More

D.C. tops American Fitness Index as nation’s Healthiest City

Fun Fact: Everyone in D.C. looks like this In its annual American Fitness Index the American College of Sports Medicine reported that Washington, D.C is the healthiest city in the United States. The D.C./Alexandria/Arlington area ranked 1st on… Read More

Congressmen introduce “D.C. Defense of Marriage” bill

Rep. Dan Boren (D-Okla., left) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio,right), totally more qualified to make laws for D.C. than people elected by D.C. residents Just a few weeks after the D.C. Council almost unanimously passed a bill recognizing… Read More

D.C. Council passes bill to recognize same-sex marriages

Progress! It’s been a big week for same-sex marriage. On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled the state’s same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. Today, as the Vermont Legislature overrode their Governor’s veto of a bill legalizing gay marriage,… Read More

Guerilla’s activists throw a retirement party at Georgetown’s Rhino

A Guerilla Queer Bar event The Washington Post reports that Guerilla, the LGBTQ group that hosts Guerilla Queer Bar parties in D.C., has retired. Over the past five years, the group pulled off 48 events in which groups… Read More