Mike Shanahan is letting the public see more of the Washington Redskins during training camp this year.
As a dietitian who worked with D.C. council members on the nutrition aspects of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act, I want to emphasize how crucial this bill is to the health of the district’s children (“Officials wary of D.C. healthy food law’s implementation,” Web, Thursday).
Several lanes and ramps on the Capital Beltway will be closed for construction starting at 10 p.m. Thursday. All work is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. the following morning.
NV Homes is building 200 town homes on 2,300-square-foot sites at Maple Lawn in Fulton, a planned community with shops, restaurants, swimming pools, a fitness center, a spa, tennis courts, parks, playgrounds and a community center.
The homes in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of Northwest Washington often are deceptive. Though they may look small and cozy from the outside, some of them offer such expansive space inside that it almost seems like magic.
Ryan Homes is building 42 town homes at the Villages of Wellington in Manassas, within walking distance of shops and restaurants. The community has parks, gazebos and walking trails and is less than a mile from a Virginia Railway Express station.
Michelle Obama exercised with students at the Bell Multicultural High School gym in Columbia Heights in northwest Washington on Wednesday.
A law passed unanimously in early June by the 13-member D.C. Council is being hailed by vegan and animal-protection groups as a model for the nation, yet parents aren't so sure.
"One depressing aspect of the economic crisis is that public outrage has been channeled into symbolic displays of populist outrage against CEOs rather than into intelligent public action to prevent the recurrence of disasters," writes Jonathan Chait at the New Republic.