The Pennsylvania Avenue NW bridge over Rock Creek Park is due to reopen today to westbound traffic after 200 days of construction-related closure, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Since May, drivers heading from the West End into Georgetown...
The Potomac RiverKeeper Network — an environmental nonprofit that recently established an office in Georgetown — will lead a guided 2-mile paddle tour around Roosevelt Island next Wednesday. The tour, designed for boating beginners, will provide information about the history...
A double shooting on the Georgetown waterfront left one man dead and another seriously injured early Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police responded to the reported shooting at 2:51 a.m. July 8 in the 3500 block of...
Washington Performing Arts has selected Lonnie Bunch, III – a longtime Shepherd Park resident and founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture – to receive its 2018 Ambassador of the Arts Award. The award...
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill by voice vote Jan. 16 which authorizes the District and the National Park Service (NPS) to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance and management of National Park System...
Off-peak lane closures are coming to the intersection of Tilden Street, Park Road and Beach Drive NW on Monday, when the National Park Service plans to begin four to six weeks of underground construction. The project will involve installing new...
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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities honored local individuals and groups for outstanding achievements in the arts, humanities and creative industries Sept. 14 at the 32nd annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, according to a...
The U.S. Department of Education has approved the District’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan, which is focused on continuing progress for all students and accelerating growth for those furthest behind, according to a news release. The plan establishes a...
The District held the first annual Frederick Douglass 5K fun run/walk and the unveiling of the new Oxon Run Trail on Feb. 17 at the Oxon Run Park Amphitheater. The event honoring the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Frederick...

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