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...
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is inducting longtime D.C. charter school advocate Malcolm “Mike” Peabody into its Hall of Fame. Peabody founded Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) as a local advocacy group in 1996. It “quickly...
City officials kicked off “AlleyPalooza 6.0” last week, a $7 million initiative to renovate 64 alleys spread evenly across all eight District wards. Restoration efforts are slated to wrap up in 12 weeks, D.C. Department of Transportation spokesperson Maura...
The Citizens Association of Georgetown and other community organizations are appealing a decision by a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals, which ruled their case against the Federal Aviation Administration regarding new flight paths for Reagan Washington National...
Escalators at the 13th Street NW entrance to the U Street Metrorail station closed Monday to accommodate a six-month replacement project. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is working to replace more than 130 of its 618 Metro station escalators...
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 Inclusive Innovation Incubator — billed by city officials as the nation’s first affordable co-working incubator to emphasize diversity and inclusion — celebrated its grand opening with a visit from Mayor Muriel Bowser on April 20. Bowser’s administration granted $1...
CommuniKids, a Spanish immersion preschool in Tenleytown, announced on Monday that it will offer dozens of free pre-kindergarten seats in Ward 3 for children ages 3 and 4 through a city program to increase local pre-K capacity. Spaces for the...
Three composting locations will stay open throughout the winter for residents to drop off their food waste, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Public Works. Current locations in Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle and Capitol Hill will now...
A newly released study looks at the potential for expanding D.C. composting through a city-run curbside collection program and building a new local composting facility. The report (available at dpw.dc.gov/compostfeasibilitystudy) recommends the most efficient ways to move forward with such...

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