Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh were among the dignitaries to participate in Saturday’s ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the “Celebrating Tenleytown’s History: Past and Present” mural created by artist Jarrett Ferrier and photographer...
The U.S. Botanic Garden will open its annual holiday exhibit on Thanksgiving Day, re-creating more than 40 sightseeing standouts using only plants and natural materials, according to a news release. “Season’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions” will feature a model train set...
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 historic Wardman Tower has reopened after a thorough restoration, featuring 32 luxury condo units at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Woodley Road NW. The two- to four-bedroom units range in price from $2.5 million to $9 million in...
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...
Sidewalks on Key Bridge will periodically close over the next several months for maintenance and repairs, with overnight closures alternating between southbound and northbound, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Transportation. The agency was due to begin...
The Kreeger Museum will reopen to the public Sept. 19 with the first phase of its reinstalled permanent collection. This phase includes the museum’s main-floor galleries and focuses on 19th- and early-20th-century works. Objects on view include an early portrait...
The recently renovated Mann Elementary School has received LEED Gold environmental certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The renovation of the existing 17,000-square-foot school building at 4430 Newark St. NW was completed in 2016, along with the creation of...
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...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine submitted an amicus brief last week on behalf of the District and 10 states opposing the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal grant funding from D.C. and other “sanctuary cities.” The brief was filed in...

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