Leisure & Lifestyle

Skateboard Politics

We examine the local skating scene, and the contentious politics of a new skate park in Silver Spring.

Fall Travel

Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

It's harder to find cheap air fares these days, but hotel deals abound. Join Kojo for tips and trends for fall travelers.

Your Turn: An Anti-Teen Device

Wednesday, Sep 1, 2010 at 1:35 p.m.

Using technology to drive teens away from the Gallery Place Metro station.

Better Government Through Technology

We talk with the District's Chief Technology Officer about innovation and technology in local government.

Living Gluten-Free

Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

It's one of the labels you see popping up on products in the supermarket: Gluten-Free. What the label means, and why some people are choosing to eliminate gluten from their diets.

Automating Language Translation: The Future of a Unified Internet?

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

With only 23% of web traffic currently Why it is so hard to teach a computer to accurately translate.

A Washington Original: Gene Weingarten

Monday, Aug 23, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post humorist Gene Weingarten on keeping capital readers amused for more than two decades.

Local Restaurant World Tour: Caribbean Cuisine

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Our "Local Restaurant World Tour" continues with a trip to Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and the other great cuisines of the Caribbean.

Cultivating D.C.'s Cultural Life

Wednesday, Jun 23, 2010 at 12:24 p.m.

Should art galleries be subject to the same rules as bars and restaurants?A raging debate over caps on the number of entertainment establishments has some neighborhoods up in arms. We get details, and explore how different businesses impact the personality and livability of an area.

The Mighty (And Often Dangerous) Potomac

Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

The Memorial Day drownings offer a poignant reminder: the Potomac is a serious river. Kojo explores where you can swim, kayak, sail and hike without getting into trouble--with the river or the law.

Small Nonprofits and The Tax Man

Monday, May 17, 2010 at 12:42 p.m.

Across the country, small non-profits like PTAs, community theaters and civic associations may lose their tax-exempt status because of a little-know law passed in 2006. We'll learn more about the changes -- which go into effect today --...

D.C. Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 12:19 p.m.

We chat with D.C. Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper about a host of issues confronting the city's public library system.

Prince George's Bloggers

Thursday, Apr 15, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

As local coverage shrinks in newspapers, community bloggers are filling the void.

The Real Cost of Commuting: Your Turn

Monday, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

A surprising new report shows that when the full cost of commuting is factored in, living in the suburbs can actually be more expensive than living closer to a job in the city.

Digging Out: Winter Damage to Plants and Trees

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

As the snow begins to melt, we get tips for rejuvenating our battered gardens and lawns.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.