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LIST: Restaurant Week in DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Food lovers, rejoice! It's Restaurant Week in D.C.

Hundreds of restaurants are participating in Restaurant Week, which takes place from January 13 to 19.

Click through these photos to see some of the participants and visit http://www.ramw.org/restaurantweek for a full list.

No Pants Subway Ride expected this weekend

Don't be surprised if you see a lot of bare legs on the subway this weekend.

Jan. 12 is No Pants Subway Ride day, an annual event celebrating silliness.

Started in 2002 by the New York-based group Improv Everywhere, this day of riding public transportation pants-less has spread to nearly 60 cities worldwide in 26 countries.

As the name of the event implies, participants dress in normal winter attire - coats, hats and scarves. The only thing missing is their pants.

The event is not about exhibitionism but comedy, said Charlie Todd, founder of Improv Everywhere, in an interview with USA TODAY Network.

"It's meant to be a positive thing to make people laugh and smile," Todd said.

Last year's No Pants Subway Ride in New York had more than 4,000 participants, he said. Todd said he believes the event there is a "rite of passage" for city residents.

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

Developed by Capital City Real Estate and listed by Stages Select, The Williams-Addison House is the highest priced home on the market in DC at $16.8 million.

DC police investigate quadruple stabbing

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Four people were stabbed on New Year's Day in Northwest D.C.

Police say one woman and three men are believed to have been stabbed in the 2400 block of 18th Street NW but they ended up scattering to various locations, including Adams Mill Road and Chaplain Street NW.

Police say the initial call came in at 3:43 a.m. Wednesday.

The victims all have non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police are still trying to establish suspects and a motive.

Metro open later for New Year's holiday

WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro will stay open later for New Year's Eve and operate on a weekend schedule on the first day of the new year.

Metro says that for New Year's Eve on Tuesday train stations will stay open two hours later than on a normal weekday, until 2 a.m.

On Wednesday, New Year's Day, trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. Train stations will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight.

DC councilman calls for taxi chief's resignation after WUSA9 Investigation

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A DC City Council member is calling for the resignation of the DC Taxicab Commission Chair, after he "defended racism," according to the Councilman.

During a Russ Ptacek investigation, Commission Chair Ron Linton told Ptacek that it's not racism when cab drivers choose not to pick up black passengers, "it's economics," Linton said. 

Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said Linton's comments are unacceptable.

"There is a bright line here - calling it 'economic' is a defense of racism," said Wells. "It is disgusting and it has no place in our government. Ron Linton needs to go. Everybody should have equal access to taxis and transportation in our city regardless of their skin color or where they live," Wells said in a news release. 

Wells, who announced he is running for Mayor last month, is challenging current Mayor Vincent Gray to do something about Linton.

Viewer donates 150 pajamas to WUSA9 Give Joy Campaign

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --- The Give Joy Campaign was a massive success at our station for helping local kids in need. 

One area woman and her family got inspired to donate a holiday gift tradition to the campaign.

Kathy Jackson grew up getting pajamas every Christmas Eve. It's a tradition she has carried on with the start of her own family.  Jackson is a mom of three adopted sons from foster care. She said her children did not own pajamas when she first met them.

"My oldest son had never had a new set. I just remembered how excited he got when he got his first pair," she said.

What began as a point of joy turned into a source of strength and healing for Jackson, when she was diagnosed with leukemia. She spent months in the hospital undergoing a bone marrow transplant.