The DC Chamber of Commerce honored a variety of local business leaders at its Choice Awards and Gala on Friday evening. Sheila Johnson — founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, which has a portfolio of luxury properties in...
American University is accepting registrations now for its Spring 2018 Job and Internship Fair on March 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event will connect employers with students and alumni from five schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication,...
A Zoning Commission review of the contentious Ladybird project has been delayed again, with commissioners recently granting a third postponement request from Valor Development. Valor hopes to construct more than 200 housing units and extensive commercial space on the old...
The D.C. Daughters of the American Revolution opened a “Little Free Library” on Sunday at 4840 MacArthur Blvd. NW, hosting a ribbon-cutting and book giveaways. The red, white and blue miniature library, which holds about 15 books, is located outside...
The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs announced last week that Lynn Underwood will serve as D.C.’s newest chief building official, bringing more than 30 years of national and international experience to the role of overseeing local construction projects. Underwood...
The 13th Street NW entrance of the U Street Metro station reopened last month with two new escalators, according to a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The entrance had closed in April, and Metro originally expected...
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 Quiet Skies Caucus of Congress is pressing for the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an “expedited review” of its noise standards and undertake new health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise. The caucus, co-chaired by D.C....
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...
Starbucks to close Glover Park location Starbucks is closing 4 of its 50 DC locations this year.  All location closures are in NW.  Three have already closed; the last is the location at 2300 Wisconsin Ave, which will close on...

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