The University of the District of Columbia’s new student center building has earned LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The $63 million building was completed last year at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
Metro’s revised hours and fares went into effect this week, intended to accommodate and fund ongoing maintenance following the SafeTrack program’s repair “surges.” Metrorail’s new schedule is 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 a.m. to 1 a.m....
Weekly short-duration closures are affecting the westbound lanes of the Roosevelt Bridge and both directions of the Rock Creek Parkway adjacent to the Kennedy Center, according to the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority. DC Water says the construction-related closures will...
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...
The U.S. Botanic Garden will open its annual holiday exhibit on Thanksgiving Day, re-creating more than 40 sightseeing standouts using only plants and natural materials, according to a news release. “Season’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions” will feature a model train set...
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....
It’s officially pool season in D.C., after the opening of 18 outdoor pools and other city aquatic facilities last weekend. The pools are free for District residents, and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation offers learn-to-swim classes “for a...
After being shut for nearly five days due to an unidentified strong odor, the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library reopened on July 14. The odor was first reported on July 7, according to D.C. Public Library spokesperson George Williams. The 1630...
WalkingTown DC 2017 will offer free outdoor walking tours throughout the District from Sept. 16 to 24. The annual event includes family-friendly and wheelchair/stroller accessible tours, as well as lunchtime and happy hour tours during the week, with extended weekend...

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