On Friday, Dec. 6, the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on the Ellipse at approximately 4:30 p.m.
The DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority announced Thursday that residents seeking health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1 will have an additional eight days to choose a plan through DC Health Link, the District's new online health insurance marketplace.
More than a dozen parents of children with autism recently gathered to share their stories at a recent open house for F.A.C.E.'s Place Respite Care Center.
Gardner uses ceramic figures and interactive toys in her sculptures to trigger playful memories. She also incorporates second-hand children’s clothing.
Additional Ben's Chili Bowl eateries open next year at Ronald Reagan National Airport, and on Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Va. Another District restaurant will open on 10th and H Streets in Northeast.
Wal-Mart finally arrived in the District on Wednesday, as hundreds of residents flocked to the grand opening of stores in two of the city's most heavily populated commercial corridors.
Unity Health Care, Inc. and Providence, part of the Ascension Health System, announced Tuesday that they have entered into an agreement of mutual commitment that will allow them to expand quality, affordable and convenient health care to District residents.
A unique gift and collaboration at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art will enable audiences to gain a broader understanding of how African and Omani history and culture shape and enrich the world, museum officials said.
More than 75 local retailers will join to sell fine jewelry, designer & ethnic fashions and other eclectic specialty items at the 23rd BZB annual Black Gift & Art Show in Northwest this holiday season.
As residents in the Washington metropolitan area gear up for Black Friday, American Express and a local nonprofit are encouraging District residents to consider shopping a little closer to home this year.
Northern Virginia Family Service and Barnes & Noble Fairfax are partnering for the first time this year to ensure that NVFS’ Head Start students and children of families who turn to NVFS for emergency assistance receive books for the holiday ...
Hundreds of young adults recently donated toys and grooved to the sounds of reggae, soca and hip-hop at the second annual Holiday Giving Back Celebration at the American Legion in Silver Spring, Md.
A native Washingtonian with more than a decade of experience as an Urban League chief executive has been selected to head the organization's branch in the District.
Officials in Prince George's County are hoping the opening of a new discount store can help revitalize the Forestville Shopping Center.
A new biography about William H. Simons focuses on a legacy that has impacted scores of educators, students and parents.