Using funds allocated by the city’s fiscal year 2018 budget, one public library branch per ward will be open on five holidays: Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day and D.C. Emancipation Day. The branches slated...
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...
More than 30,000 people in the District have been trained in hands-only CPR through the city’s Hands on Hearts program, according to a release. The city launched the program, which provides the training free of charge, in October 2015 with...
Two global charter schools — D.C. International and Latin American Montessori Bilingual — celebrated their new locations Sept. 21 with an official ribbon cutting as the first public building at The Parks at Walter Reed. “Our effort to bring Walter...
Restaurateur José Andrés, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Douglas Development Corp. were among the 2017 recipients of the Making D.C. History Awards, presented last Thursday by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. NBC4’s Wendy Rieger hosted the sixth annual...
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...
A Zoning Commission review of the contentious Ladybird project has been delayed again, with commissioners recently granting a third postponement request from Valor Development. Valor hopes to construct more than 200 housing units and extensive commercial space on the old...
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...
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...
Rock Creek Conservancy is seeking volunteers for a cleanup at Piney Branch on Saturday, which the nonprofit organized as part of National Public Lands Day. The cleanup will run from 10 a.m. to noon and will target trash and...

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