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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, other D.C. Council members, and other dignitaries formally dedicated and unveiled the historic bronze statue of the late four-term mayor of the District of Columbia on March 3. The eight-foot tall bronze...
Free St. Patrick’s Day Lyft rides will be offered to deter impaired driving throughout the District beginning March 17. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program, the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be in operation beginning at 4 p.m. on...
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 adults. There are popular...
The Department of Public Works will resume residential mechanical street sweeping on March 1. To ensure streets are swept thoroughly, motorists are asked to obey the signs posted with the days of the week and hours of the day when parking...
The District held the first annual Frederick Douglass 5K fun run/walk and the unveiling of the new Oxon Run Trail on Feb. 17 at the Oxon Run Park Amphitheater. The event honoring the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Frederick...
American University President Sylvia Burwell received the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service presented by the National Academy of Public Administration at an awards ceremony on Feb. 13. The Elliot L. Richardson Prize is presented on a...
New or renovated full-service grocery stores can now apply to sell beer and wine in Ward 4 under a new law that took effect recently. The Ward 4 Full-Service Grocery Store Amendment Act of 2017 was passed by the D.C....
A petition to re-open the Glover Park Whole Foods has received more than 1,000 signatures. The 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW store has been closed since March 2017 after a D.C. Department of Health inspection found evidence of a persistent...
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...

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