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DC Draws 20 Million Domestic Tourists

By Ben Nuckols | May 11
The number of U.S. tourists visiting Washington reached 20 million for the first time in 2016, thanks in part by a high-profile new museum on the National Mall, the city's tourism bureau announced this week.

6 Reasons to Visit DC This Winter For a Capital 'Coolcation'

By EDGE | Jan 19
This winter, select D.C. properties are inviting travelers, families and locals to spend their mid-winter break in our nation's capital.

DC Celebrates Another Year of Record-Breaking Tourists

By Ben Nuckols | May 3
More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession.

DC GOP Gets Rare Chance to Influence Presidential Race

By Ben Nuckols | Mar 10
Nineteen delegates - as many as Hawaii has - are up for grabs in the District of Columbia's GOP convention, an unprecedented event created by a quirk of party and local election rules.

National Archives to Help Open DC Fashion Week

Aug 5
The dusty National Archives has a certain style that's drawing interest from Washington's fashion crowd. The Foundation of the National Archives and D.C. Fashion Week announced a new partnership to host the fashion show's opening night Sept. 24.

Man Charged with DC Metro Stabbing of Transgender Girl

Jul 31
A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a DC Metro train.

10 Years of EDGE  @ The Green Lantern :: Washington DC

10 Years of EDGE @ The Green Lantern :: Washington DC

Jun 20
The EDGE 10th Birthday tour took over the Green Lantern in Washington DC for another night of fun, music, and hot boys - join Hostess Jennifer Warner as she chats with attendees!

Snowden Jumps into At-Large Race

By John Riley | Jun 20
Courtney Snowden, the former president of DC Black Pride and a local political and LGBT rights activist, announced Monday she plans to enter the race for one of two at-large seats on the D.C. Council this November.

Small Slice of Voters Could Decide DC Mayoral Race

By Ben Nucklos | Mar 10
Washington is one of a dwindling number of big U.S. cities that require voters to register with a party to vote in its winner-take-all primary. Those election procedures, combined with an unusually early primary, can depress voter turnout, even D.C.

The Advocate Says DC is the Gayest City in America

By Seth McLaughlin | Jan 6
Washington D.C. is the gayest city in the nation - thanks in part to some of the "hunky young pols" on the right.

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