After struggling for years to get off the ground, a D.C. program to guarantee affordable housing in new developments is seeing a blossoming in the production of units reserved for lower-income residents, according to a recent city report. Under Inclusionary...
City agencies have approved renewal permits for three large digital advertising signs at the Verizon Center, but neighborhood leaders and residents remain opposed to the extension without further review of local impacts. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2C (Downtown, Penn Quarter) voted unanimously last Wednesday to once again...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
Two global charter schools — D.C. International and Latin American Montessori Bilingual — celebrated their new locations Sept. 21 with an official ribbon cutting as the first public building at The Parks at Walter Reed. “Our effort to bring Walter...
By: Current News Staff Writer A group of Duke Ellington School of the Arts students’ parents recently complained to the District’s State Board of Education at a formal hearing that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) falsely accused their...
Jack Moore said a 2009 heart attack was the wake-up call for how he was eating. “For 20 years I had been eating oatmeal and skim milk for breakfast,” Moore said. “After my heart attack, I switched to bacon and...
Wednesday, July 26 The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a community meeting regarding Grant Circle and Sherman Circle, including reports on recent data analysis and presentation of refined two-lane designs to address safety concerns and manage traffic on...
The U.S. Botanic Garden will open its annual holiday exhibit on Thanksgiving Day, re-creating more than 40 sightseeing standouts using only plants and natural materials, according to a news release. “Season’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions” will feature a model train set...
Plans to construct sidewalks on Chestnut Street NW — once the subject of significant debate in the Hawthorne section of Chevy Chase — won unanimous support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last week. Members of ANC 3/4G said the...
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is set to close on March 4 for a three-year, $208 million modernization that will substantially alter the interior and exterior of the historic building — plans that have earned mixed reviews...

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