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...
Five massive, colorful animal sculptures by celebrated Taiwanese artist Hung Yi are now on display downtown through Oct. 15. The “Fancy Animal Carnival” exhibit has installed Yi’s folk-culture inspired pieces at CityCenterDC (825 10th St. NW), Chinatown Park (6th Street...
As warmer winters exacerbate the District’s rodent issues, Mayor Muriel Bowser is emphasizing the importance of proper trash management and highlighting city programs targeting rats and other vermin. The city’s vermin control strategy takes “a comprehensive and 21st century approach...
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is relocating to an interim location for 12 to 18 months while renovations to its Carnegie Library headquarters are underway, the group announced. The historical society — along with the D.C. Public Library’s...
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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser designated Nov. 16, 2017, as Current Newspapers Day in the District in honor of the 50th anniversary of The Current’s first edition. The mayor’s proclamation states that The Current’s editions — Northwest, Georgetown, Dupont and Foggy Bottom...
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...
The Conrad Hotel is now officially open The Conrad Hotel has officially opened.  This first property for the Conrad brand to debut in the nation’s capital is a 360-room, 10-floor hotel that features 30,000 square feet of luxury retail space...
A West End building seven years in the making opened this month with a brand-new fire station, a squash club and affordable housing at 2233 M St. NW. The project began with the EastBanc firm winning a city solicitation to...
A bus crash near Chevy Chase Circle sent five people to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday morning, according to news reports. The Washington Post reported that a Montgomery County Ride On bus crashed into a utility pole on the...

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