The Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op has selected the company GreenBrilliance — above two others that bid competitively — to install solar panels for its members. According to a news release, GreenBrilliance came out on top due to its competitive pricing,...
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...
As development begins at the Parks at Walter Reed site along the Georgia Avenue NW corridor in Ward 4, the project team has begun hosting weekly Fitness in the Parks events to lay the groundwork for the site’s public...
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital secured long-sought zoning approval last week for a major expansion project that is now scheduled for completion in 2021. Hospital officials had hoped to begin construction in 2017, but lengthy debates with community stakeholders and the...
Last month’s median sale price for D.C. home listings topped the figure for any prior month in the city, according to data from a new report released Monday by Bright MLS. The city saw 5,620 closed sales in May 2017,...
The Potomac RiverKeeper Network — an environmental nonprofit that recently established an office in Georgetown — will lead a guided 2-mile paddle tour around Roosevelt Island next Wednesday. The tour, designed for boating beginners, will provide information about the history...
The D.C. Department of Transportation has introduced a new mobile app that tracks 8,200 recently planted city trees, encouraging residents to help with watering duties. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the new DC Tree Watering App during her Ward 6 community...
Matt Frattali, academic technologist at Lowell School, was one of 40 teachers selected as a Google certified innovator for 2017. Frattali, the first D.C. teacher to be selected, will join colleagues from across North America for a Google for Education...
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...
Work is now complete on replacing the six escalators at the Woodley Park Metrorail station, officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Friday. The project took more than two years, with contractor KONE working on two escalators at...

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