City officials this week celebrated the groundbreaking for the $19.7 million replacement for the 1950s-era Cleveland Park Library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. The new library is expected to open in 2018 with new meeting spaces, outdoor reading areas, private...
As part of its new “Safe & Simple” initiative, the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has introduced two new offerings: a guide for building ramps, and a video to help customers navigate the agency’s permitting process. The ramp...
In response to calls from community groups, the D.C. Office of Planning has extended the deadline from May 26 to June 23 for submitting proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. In a release, the Planning Office says it’s already...
A number of D.C. leaders, along with local and national groups, convened for a news conference Monday to address the continued threat of federal meddling in the city’s affairs — which some say is now heightened under the current...
Sherman Circle NW will lose one travel lane for the next three weeks, a change that will allow the D.C. Department of Transportation to study the effects of such a traffic pattern. The agency has proposed permanently eliminating one of...
As the District seeks to lure Amazon to create a second headquarters in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has identified four possible sites where the mammoth online retailer could secure its requested 8 million square feet of office space. In an...
Police arrested a Northwest man last week in connection with a homicide that took place Nov. 7 in Brightwood and are looking for a second suspect in the case. Officers responded to reported gunshots in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse...
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...
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital secured long-sought zoning approval last week for a major expansion project that is now scheduled for completion in 2021. Hospital officials had hoped to begin construction in 2017, but lengthy debates with community stakeholders and the...
The federal government recently awarded a $50,000 grant to the D.C. Historic Preservation Office to help preserve the history of the local LGBTQ community. The agency will use the funds to develop an existing LGBTQ context study, identify potential landmark...

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