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...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has released legal guidance for city schools to handle immigration issues affecting students and families. The guidelines for teachers, staff and administrators at D.C. public schools and public charter schools aim to “ensure that every...
The DC Youth Orchestra is slated to give a free performance marking the reopening of Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Mariano Vales, the orchestra’s music director, will open with a rendition of Beethoven’s Consecration...
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...
Repair work will close a stretch of the Red Line from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, with buses replacing trains between the Silver Spring and Fort Totten stations, according to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The Takoma station...
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 eight-day Tenley WinterFest 2017 will kick off Friday with more than 30 businesses hosting a slate of events that includes the Winter Feast restaurant week, the Yeti Scavenger Hunt and a Winter Market. Tenleytown Main Street, which organizes 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 storied Ben’s Chili Bowl at 1213 U St. NW celebrated a new mural June 21 that features more than a dozen African-American trailblazers including Harriet Tubman, Barack Obama, Jim Vance and D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. The mural is...
The D.C.-based Olender Foundation recently honored a group of law students from Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia. The foundation, affiliated with the Farragut Square law firm Jack H. Olender & Associates, “aims to counter poverty...

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