Young entrepreneurs ages 6 to 14 will sell their homemade creations at an event Saturday in Cleveland Park — featuring “everything from animal books to poems, tomato plants and wiggly worms, homemade bread, iPhone screen repairs, and more,” according...
A new Text to 911 service in D.C. aims to improve accessibility for residents who aren’t able to call for emergency help. In a news release announcing the new offering, Mayor Muriel Bowser said it provides “an immediate connection to...
The Lawyers Have Heart race will take place in D.C. this Saturday, June 10, starting at 7 a.m. Now in its 27th year, the race brings together more than 250 organizations and over 6,000 runners and walkers in support of...
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,”...
In response to calls from community groups, the D.C. Office of Planning has extended the deadline from May 26 to June 23 for submitting proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. In a release, the Planning Office says it’s already...
The Georgetown Village organization’s annual “Party on the Potomac” fundraising celebration this year will honor the achievements of its vice president and neighborhood leader Tom Birch. The event will take place Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on...
A West End building seven years in the making opened this month with a brand-new fire station, a squash club and affordable housing at 2233 M St. NW. The project began with the EastBanc firm winning a city solicitation to...
In an effort to highlight efforts to prevent car break-ins in the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser and police officials walked around Ward 4 on Monday issuing “friendly citations” to residents as reminders to keep their vehicles locked and valuables...
The proposal for faster Metrobus service on 14th Street NW is moving forward, with Mayor Muriel Bowser scheduled to announce today that she is including $1.2 million for the limited-stop 59 line in her upcoming fiscal year 2018 budget...
The local Parkrun events at Fletcher’s Cove and Roosevelt Island have earned citywide recognition from the D.C. Council, which passed a ceremonial resolution declaring last Saturday “Parkrun Day” in the city. June 3 marked the five-year anniversary of the first...

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