A new Text to 911 service in D.C. aims to improve accessibility for residents who aren’t able to call for emergency help. In a news release announcing the new offering, Mayor Muriel Bowser said it provides “an immediate connection to...
Repair work will close a stretch of the Red Line from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, with buses replacing trains between the Silver Spring and Fort Totten stations, according to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The Takoma station...
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...
Francis, Randall and Upshur pools will be open to local canines on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. in the city’s annual Doggie Day Swim. The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation partners with the Department of Health to host...
The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home will host its spring reception and fundraiser on May 25, featuring food, drinks, Latin jazz, dancing and a silent auction. The event, which also celebrates National Wine Day, will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in...
The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 30th anniversary Creating Change Conference is running Jan. 24 through 28 at the Marriott Wardman Park. The conference is a political, leadership and skills-building conference for the LGBTQ social justice movement, convening over 3,500 LGBTQ...
The Kreeger Museum in Foxhall is expanding its outdoor sculpture garden this month with a new installation by artist Sandra Muss, according to a release. The new exhibit, called “Portals,” invites visitors to explore the wooded section of the museum’s...
Three men are facing charges in a spree of armed robberies at CVS stores across Northwest after Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested them last week. In the most recent robbery, two suspects entered the store on the 4500 block of...
Registration for the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2018 spring fitness programs began at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23. D.C. residents can enroll in sports including baseball and soccer for kids, and flag football and tennis for youth and...
The District is launching a multi-pronged effort to combat opioid overdoses, including the distribution of emergency treatments, enhanced addiction treatment, greater prevention efforts and research of the drugs that affect D.C. residents, according to a news release. “We must work...

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