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...
At-Large Council member Anita Bonds presented Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Grand Oaks assisted living facility with her Community Cornerstones Award for its Oasis Neighborhood program, according to a release. The award honors outstanding residents, businesses and organizations that make a positive...
The Office of the People’s Counsel presented its “Lifetime Consumer Advocate Award” to James “Jim” McGrath, chairman of the DC Tenants’ Advocacy Coalition on Feb. 3. The coalition is a nonprofit organization McGrath helped establish in 1992 to be a...
Beginning Feb. 5, there is a rolling registration, in which a limited number of programs will open for registration each day over a one-week period. Following rolling registration, summer camps remain open until full capacity is reached and/or the...
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill by voice vote Jan. 16 which authorizes the District and the National Park Service (NPS) to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance and management of National Park System...
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 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...
American University is accepting registrations now for its Spring 2018 Job and Internship Fair on March 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event will connect employers with students and alumni from five schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication,...
As part of the Every Day Counts! campaign, Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated Jefferson Middle School Academy’s success in creating a strong school community that welcomes students and families. Last month, the middle school was announced as the winner of the...
Washington Performing Arts has selected Lonnie Bunch, III – a longtime Shepherd Park resident and founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture – to receive its 2018 Ambassador of the Arts Award. The award...

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