In response to D.C. Del. Eleanor Norton’s recent calls for action on the issue, District officials are taking steps to address the city’s large number of abandoned properties owned by foreign governments. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson introduced legislation Tuesday...
Six District neighborhoods — including Tenleytown, Dupont Circle and Shaw — will host a free “Art All Night: Made in DC” festival starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. During the Sept. 23 overnight event, venues across the city will showcase painting,...
Housing and construction code infringement penalties are set to double next month, in accordance with the Infraction Fine Increase Amendment Act adopted as part of the D.C. budget. Starting Oct. 1, Class 1 civil infraction fines issued by the D.C....
The Dupont Circle Citizens Association will hold its 50th annual house tour on Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s tour will focus on the 16th Street Historic District’s varied architectural styles, which range from three- and...
The Palisades Village will feature eight homes in Kent as part of the aging-in-place group’s fifth annual house tour on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The selected homes reflect various architectural styles and interior designs. Advance tickets...
The Modern Architecture + Design Society will spotlight four Northwest homes on the inaugural DC-Metro Modern Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three of the featured houses are the handiwork of Travis Price Architects,...
This weekend, McLean Gardens will host a 75th anniversary celebration — commemorating the federal government’s purchase of the sprawling Wisconsin Avenue NW site to construct garden-style buildings for World War II workers, replacing the elegant summer home built by...
Metrobus riders using four Northwest routes may see changes, as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has proposed adjustments that augment, reduce or modify bus service there. The biggest shuffle comes in the 14th Street NW corridor, with the proposed...
Students at nine District schools were among the approximately 16,000 scholastically talented high school seniors nationwide named last week as semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. The semifinalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for...
The District has been named the first LEED Platinum city in the world by the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a release from Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the...

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