Uber and Lyft drivers contemplate May 8th strike Ridesharing drivers for the city’s top two services plan to stop taking rides on May 8, 2019 as part of a protest to demand better pay and working conditions.  Drivers want a...
Palisades Safeway to close The Palisades Safeway, operating in the Palisades since 1942 at 4865 MacArthur, has been sold to a developer and will close on May 4th.  The developer Trammel Crow has signed a long-term lease for the...
D-Day Boat docks in the District Used to make the D-Day beach landings during World War II, a fully restored Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) will be installed outside of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Museum as part...
The Conrad Hotel is now officially open The Conrad Hotel has officially opened.  This first property for the Conrad brand to debut in the nation’s capital is a 360-room, 10-floor hotel that features 30,000 square feet of luxury retail space...
Bipartisan support for a Women’s History Museum Twenty-six bipartisan co-sponsors have signed a bill supporting the creation of a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum.  Findings in the bill state that it “deserves a prominent location on or very close to the...
Norton proposes for DC to buy RFK Congresswoman Norton has introduced a bill to sell the RFK stadium site, unused federal land, to the District of Columbia at fair market value.  Currently, the 190 acre site is the largest track...
Mayor Bowser gives first State of the District of her second term Mayor Bowser gave her annual State of the District address on Monday, March 18th at UDC.  Among the notable key points in her remarks were a call to...
Exclusive Cherry Blossom Festival “Pink Loop” tours are back Big Bus Tour DC’s exclusive “Pink Loop” will serve as the only authorized tour provider of the Cherry Blossom Festival, as it has since 2014.  Running daily throughout the entire festival,...
Home Rule closing After 20 years on 14th Street NW, Home Rule, a popular home goods store that was one of the first businesses to renovate a building on 14th after the riots of 1968, will close.  Home Rule...
Starbucks to close Glover Park location Starbucks is closing 4 of its 50 DC locations this year.  All location closures are in NW.  Three have already closed; the last is the location at 2300 Wisconsin Ave, which will close on...

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