Many District streets are in poor condition and communication with residents has been spotty of late, D.C. Department of Transportation director Leif Dormsjo acknowledged in a recent D.C. Council hearing. However, the director said his agency has plans to...
The DC Chamber of Commerce honored a variety of local business leaders at its Choice Awards and Gala on Friday evening. Sheila Johnson — founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, which has a portfolio of luxury properties in...
The big event this week is the 2017 Georgetown Gala, “Streets of Georgetown.” It will take place Saturday, Oct. 21, at The Four Seasons Hotel at 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, from 7 to 11 p.m. Music will be provided...
Van Ness Main Street celebrated its progress at its annual meeting Saturday at the Soapstone Market, one of the neighborhood’s new businesses located in the Park Van Ness development at 4455 Connecticut Ave. NW. The nonprofit’s core tasks include marketing...
Murch Elementary School families and our community have a lot to be excited about. The school’s renovation is on track. And both Murch Odyssey of the Mind teams, coached by enrichment teacher Roxanne Bentley, went to the state-level competition,...
The Quiet Skies Caucus of Congress is pressing for the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an “expedited review” of its noise standards and undertake new health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise. The caucus, co-chaired by D.C....
Under the District’s “Vision Zero” initiative, city agencies are collaborating to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2024. But one year into the program, despite a decline in pedestrian deaths, the city is confronting an overall rise in fatalities:...
Upper Georgia Avenue has a cleaner face! Thanks to advisory neighborhood commissioner Stacey Lincoln and 17 volunteers, five large garbage bags with over 150 pounds of trash were collected on Saturday, Nov. 3. It is hoped that apartment dwellers...
It’s not often an elementary or middle school has a gay-straight student alliance. But the Sheridan School in Van Ness is committed to diversity — and that includes sexual orientation. The alliance is among the reasons Sheridan was honored as...
Controversial plans to redevelop Woodley Park’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and surrounding lawn have become more uncertain, as developer JBG is said to be amid negotiations with a prospective buyer for the site. An as-yet-unknown buyer is currently undergoing a...

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