How a DC-based organization works to empower kids in Wards 7 and 8

WTOP News 1/26 4:32P Scott Gelman
Tyriek Mack first got involved with Life Pieces to Masterpieces when he was in high school. The D.C.-based agency empowers kids ages three to 25 in Wards 7 and 8, offering things like summer camp programs for kids and year-round after school...

DC Museum to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

WTOP News 1/26 3:36P Tadiwos Abedje
Jan. 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day , which commemorates the day of liberation at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz in occupied Poland in 1945. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Southwest D.C. is holding special programming on...

DC-area chefs put their skills to use to help Calif. shooting victims

WTOP News 1/25 8:06A Luke Lukert
Last weekend s shooting during a Lunar New Year Celebration in Monterey Park, California, left 11 people dead and the nation horrified. This weekend, several D.C.-area chefs are coming together and using their culinary skills to raise funds for...

Georgetown Park is getting a gym again

WTOP News 1/25 6:11A Jeff Clabaugh
The Georgetown Park Gold s Gym will mirror the design of its flagship location in Berlin, Germany, whose cardio garden is seen in this photo. (Courtesy Gold s Gym) Gold s Gym will open its newest...

Up Your Love Game With These Valentine’s Day Hotel Specials

Washingtonian Things To Do 1/25 4:32A Keely Bastow
If you re looking to add a special romantic something to your Valentine s Day plans—or just looking to really get yourself and your significant other out of the house—then you re in luck. Washington hotels are offering special deals and packages...

Carjackers suspects hid in freezer to evade Capitol police

WTOP News 1/25 3:07A Wtopstaff
Two suspects accused of carrying out a string of armed carjackings in the Washington, D.C., area were found and arrested on Tuesday after they hid in the outdoor freezer of a restaurant, the U.S. Capitol Police said . Shortly before noon, a...

Jill Biden’s inaugural wear to go on display at Smithsonian

WTOP News 1/25 12:04A Wtopstaff
WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically donate their inaugural ball gowns to the Smithsonian Institution for its collection. Jill Biden is giving up two clothing ensembles, and neither one includes a gown. The first lady is donating the ocean...
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