D.C. lends support to detained immigrants The District last week joined 19 other jurisdictions in a court brief supporting the rights of detained immigrants, following support of two briefs opposing President Donald Trump’s travel ban. In the “friend of the court,”...
The Georgetown community will participate in a work day to clean up the historic Mount Zion Cemetery this Saturday, kicking off the first major improvement project on the site since the last burial there in the 1950s. Residents and neighborhood...
A March 29 gala at the Kennedy Center raised $750,000 for the DC College Access Program, with a Duke Ellington School of the Arts student winning first prize in a scholarship competition. The annual “DC-CAPital Stars” event supports the various...
Mayor Muriel Bowser told Foggy Bottom Association members last week the neighborhood “is dealing with the good and the bad” when it comes to homelessness in their neighborhood. Homeless encampments, prevalent along the neighborhood’s western edge, “are against the law,”...
Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown is marking its 150th anniversary with a celebration featuring music, food, kid-friendly activities and local leaders. The festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, with a procession starting at St. John’s Church...
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Brightwood resident Pamela Butler, charging Jose Rodriguez Cruz with premeditated first-degree murder. A death certificate was issued for Butler last July, more than seven years after the...
Architecture Month will take place throughout April in D.C., with events and tours highlighting the city’s architectural culture. The program’s first week includes an April 1 walking tour of Capitol Hill for kids and a kickoff party on April 6...
City officials this week celebrated the groundbreaking for the $19.7 million replacement for the 1950s-era Cleveland Park Library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. The new library is expected to open in 2018 with new meeting spaces, outdoor reading areas, private...
Controversial plans to retrofit all District streetlights with LED fixtures are on hold in most residential areas, according to Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, as the D.C. Department of Transportation works to alleviate concerns about the lights...
The University of the District of Columbia’s new student center building has earned LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The $63 million building was completed last year at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and...

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