While the Palisades is a community known for its trees, residents living along a stretch of Potomac Avenue NW are voicing rare opposition to a city tree-planting proposal for their three blocks. Neighbors fear that street trees would obstruct their...
Alice Deal Middle School was rocking last weekend, as the seventh and eighth grade drama club delivered a standout performance of Disney’s “High School Musical.” Over the course of four shows, which ran from April 19 through 21, more than 100 students...
The lively, sometimes raucous, discussion in Tenleytown about the proposed redevelopment of a church’s property as a Sunrise senior living facility continued last Thursday at a community meeting. Jonathan McHugh, who sits on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E (Tenleytown, Friendship Heights),...
When the D.C. Council reconvenes next week after its summer recess, members will be entering the Wilson Building with a crowded agenda. The council faces consideration of a new teacher’s contract; review of the recently approved paid family leave...
August is a month during which no formal programs are scheduled, but event planning for the fall and winter is moving forward. A highlight of the fall season will be the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s gala at the Four Seasons...
On Aug. 2, Shepherd Park lost Rosemary Eloise Reed Miller, one of its longtime community residents and activists. Many in D.C. knew her as the owner of the former Toast and Strawberries, a fashion boutique in the Dupont Circle...
Plans to remove more than 40 parking spaces from southern Georgetown this fall to make way for new protected bike lanes remain a divisive issue among residents and neighborhood leaders. The D.C. Department of Transportation proposal is part of a...
Renovations to the Palisades Recreation Center began last week, promising a modernized and expanded facility with a community room, fitness room, senior room, teen area, half-court gymnasium, and new windows and doors. The project involves a 6,000-square-foot addition to the...
After Whole Foods Market abruptly closed its Glover Park store for renovations last month, the biggest question has been the reopening date. But much to the disappointment of attendees at last Thursday’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3B (Glover Park,...
Mayor Muriel Bowser is likely to spend much of the next two months wrangling with the D.C. Council over her proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. But other pursuits will occupy her time as well — including a long-sought agreement...

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