A double shooting left two Northwest men dead near Sherman Circle in the Petworth area early Sunday. According to a Metropolitan Police Department release, officers responded to the area for a reported shooting at about 1:59 a.m. July 30. They...
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...
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...
Members of Wilson High School’s Class of 1970 selected library media specialist Pamela Lipscomb-Gardner as recipient of this year’s Vincent E. Reed Award for Excellence in Teaching, which comes with a prize of $1,500. Lipscomb-Gardner, a native Washingtonian, is a...
The Osher Lifetime Learning Institute at American University will offer 94 study groups in the fall 2017 semester, the most in the institute’s 35-year history. New classes at the institute, known as OLLI, will include astrophysics, the history of the...
A shuttle bus driver fatally shot a coworker on the Walter Reed campus Friday morning as a workplace dispute turned violent, according to the Metropolitan Police Department and media reports. Police responded to an area of the campus in the...
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 historic Wardman Tower has reopened after a thorough restoration, featuring 32 luxury condo units at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Woodley Road NW. The two- to four-bedroom units range in price from $2.5 million to $9 million in...
D.C.’s minimum wage increased from $11.50 to $12.50 per hour on Saturday, and the minimum wage for tipped workers went from $2.77 per hour to $3.33 per hour. This milestone under the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016...
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....

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