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Changes may be coming to Airbnb-type rentals in D.C.

WASHINGTON — A move to amend short term rental rules in D.C. is making its way through the city council. The effort — which is still open to amendments — would create a scheme for licensing the rentals, allow the rentals to take place only in a homeowner’s primary residence and limit the rentals to […]

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Noxious fumes in luxury apartment building near Nationals Park lead to stop work order

WASHINGTON — Gasoline fumes infiltrating a luxury apartment building have prompted a stop-work order on a neighboring property where a 13-story apartment building is planned near Nationals Park in Southeast. For about a month before the cease and desist order issued Aug. 24, residents complained of a noxious odor in building common areas and in […]

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Go Bei Bei, it’s your birthday: Panda turns 3, wilds out at zoo (video)

WASHINGTON — Giant Panda Bei Bei’s third birthday Wednesday at the National Zoo included him munching contentedly on frozen treats through multiple rounds of “Happy Birthday.” “He’s my boy. To see him grow up and to see him become 3 today — it’s bringing tears to my eyes,” said Amie Russian of Fairfax, Virginia. People […]

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‘It changed my life’: Nonprofit teaches tennis and more to disadvantaged kids

A mural by Aniekan Udofia will celebrate the work being accomplished by the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation. (Courtesy Aniekan Udofia) WASHINGTON — The 2018 Citi Open that begins next week in D.C. marks the 50th anniversary of the tennis tournament that has the unusual situation of being owned by a nonprofit that benefits from […]

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Fish Market fluctuations: Avoid the pinch when buying crabs

WASHINGTON — Market prices for blue crabs can fluctuate with the calendar and as trucks bring them to the D.C. Fish Market in Southwest. But generally speaking, you’ll pay between $105 and $225 a bushel. At Jessie Taylor’s Seafood mid-day on Friday, a bushel of mediums was going for $105, large males were priced at […]

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