Peter Murray

Warby Parker Lands on M Street

Warby Parker officially opened its brick-and-mortar doors at 3225 M St. NW on Saturday.

With Pope Francis in D.C., Expect Major Road Closures

Anticipation is high for the Pope Francis’s arrival in D.C. tomorrow, but worries over traffic jams may be running higher.

Community Rallies Around G.U. Linebacker During Recovery

Georgetown University linebacker Ty Williams is showing signs of improvement after breaking his neck in a brutal hit during the team’s Sept. 5 game at Saint Francis University.

New York-Based Company to Buy Latham Hotel

Thor Equities, a New York City-based real estate development and investment firm, is under contract to purchase the Latham Hotel property at 3000 M St. NW from SB-Urban for roughly $53 million.

One Liquor License Up for Grabs in Georgetown

Starting at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 15, restaurant owners in Georgetown and others can put their hat in the ring to obtain the last of 68 liquor licenses allowed in the neighborhood.

Trump, Cruz, Palin Speak Out Against Iran Deal at U.S. Capitol

Presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz joined Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson to denounce President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran.

Georgetown's Cat Café Boosts Prices, Changes Policies

Crumbs and Whiskers, the popular cat cafe on O Street, is charging more and allowing fewer customers inside. But that's not stopping another potential cat place in Alexandria.

Pepco Merger Rejected by District Commission

Peter Murray Peter Murray | Aug 27, 2015

Mayor Bowser and the companies involved respond to the D.C. Public Service Commission's decision to reject the proposed Pepco-Exelon buyout.

D.C. Public Schools Kick Off School Year, Get Low Marks

D.C. Public Schools re-opened today for the 2015-2016 school year amid controversy over rankings that placed the city's school system near the bottom of the pack with regard to test scores and dropout rates.

A.U. Alum Shot, Killed Outside Shaw Metro Station

During this summer of increased street violence, no one appears safe from random shootings: 23-year-old Matthew Shlonsky was gunned Aug. 15 in the city.

Capital Bikeshare to Begin Adding 60 Locations This Fall

Capital Bikeshare is adding 435 bicycles as well as 40 new locations and 20 spots, already approved. Everything should be set up and good to go by the end of the year.

Parkour Enthusiasts Spotted on Georgetown Rooftops

Last week, Georgetown resident Shelley Clark and her cat were startled when they heard scampering on her rooftop. Clark was even more surprised to find two men on her rooftop, using it for urban running.

Critics Claim Racial Bias in Georgetown Digital Crime Prevention

Police and businesses are using a new app to assist in public safety. The only problem is that the overwhelming majority of messages refer to African Americans, often without indication of any crime.

Knife-Wielding Woman, Shot by Police, in 'Serious Condition'

A woman is in serious condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center after threatening police officers who were responding to a fire in Northeast with a knife.

Goats Return to Congressional Cemetery

The keepers of the Historic Congressional Cemetery brought in the goats for another, 24-hour round of landscaping today. Not buying it? We've got photos to prove it.

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