The city’s plan for sheltering the homeless during the winter predicts over 820 homeless families will seek shelter when cold weather sets in, according to The Washington Post. That’s up 16 percent from last year.
New events are being added to this year’s National Book Festival, including a discussion with writers whose books were made into movies, and cooking demonstrations by top chefs. The festival on Saturday runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. It’s moving inside to the Washington Convention Center after a decade on the National Mall.
Foggy Bottom residents have long been frustrated with GW students living off-campus. Noisy, late-night parties and messy, trash-strewn properties have elicited multiple complaints to the University’s administration. Neighborhood residents have largely panned previous efforts to make off-campus students more accountable.
Two hundred years ago Sunday, roads out of Washington, D.C., were clogged with wagons hauling household belongings, bank cash, even government documents. Citizens of the capital city were on the run in the face of invading British forces. Along with the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack and the attack on Pearl Harbor, Sunday marks one of the darkest days in United States history.