The DC Youth Orchestra is slated to give a free performance marking the reopening of Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Mariano Vales, the orchestra’s music director, will open with a rendition of Beethoven’s Consecration...
D.C. officials celebrated the upcoming renovation of an apartment building in Petworth on June 23, which will ultimately provide 19 units of affordable housing at 4000 Kansas Ave. NW. The District allocated $3.7 million from the city’s Housing Production Trust...
Sheridan School will host a panel discussion next week to highlight the national Schools of Character program, which this spring selected the Van Ness private school as one of 83 honorees nationwide. The nonprofit Character.org bestows the awards to...
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...
As warmer winters exacerbate the District’s rodent issues, Mayor Muriel Bowser is emphasizing the importance of proper trash management and highlighting city programs targeting rats and other vermin. The city’s vermin control strategy takes “a comprehensive and 21st century approach...
The executive chef at the 14th Street cocktail bar Radiator, Jonathan Dearden, was named Washington D.C.’s “Best Chef on the Block” and will advance to compete on ABC’s “The Chew” next month. After being selected as one of three finalists...
A diaper drive organized by Sibley Memorial Hospital and DC Diaper Bank collected more than 5,500 donations for local residents in need, Sibley announced last month. The event began at Sibley’s Family Fun Festival on May 20, and the diapers...
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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser has established an Interagency Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Working Group to prepare the District for AV technologies, according to a release. The working group is comprised of District agencies focused on transportation, disability rights, environmental issues and...
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...

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