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...
Controversial plans to retrofit all District streetlights with LED fixtures are on hold in most residential areas, according to Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, as the D.C. Department of Transportation works to alleviate concerns about the lights...
Officials broke ground this month at Coolidge High School, which is being renovated to modernize the campus and add a middle school to the site, according to a release. The facility at 6315 15th St. NW in Takoma will...
A Northwest man died last week after crashing his motorcycle on the 4800 block of Arkansas Avenue NW, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. Anderson Alberto Flores-Flores, 23, was traveling northeast on a 2003 Yamaha SR6 at about...
This weekend, McLean Gardens will host a 75th anniversary celebration — commemorating the federal government’s purchase of the sprawling Wisconsin Avenue NW site to construct garden-style buildings for World War II workers, replacing the elegant summer home built by...
A stretch of Canal Road NW in Georgetown will face lane closures until June 28 to make way for sewer rehabilitation work, with officials warning of traffic delays. Weather permitting, crews will close one westbound lane of Canal along with...
A diaper drive organized by Sibley Memorial Hospital and DC Diaper Bank collected more than 5,500 donations for local residents in need, Sibley announced last month. The event began at Sibley’s Family Fun Festival on May 20, and the diapers...
The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 30th anniversary Creating Change Conference is running Jan. 24 through 28 at the Marriott Wardman Park. The conference is a political, leadership and skills-building conference for the LGBTQ social justice movement, convening over 3,500 LGBTQ...
The rebuilt West End Library will open early next month at 2301 L St. NW as part of a long-awaited mixed-use redevelopment, according to a news release. The 21,000-square-foot library occupies the ground level of a nine-story luxury residential building,...
Free DC Circulator rides through February All rides on the DC Circulator will be free until February 28, 2019 as part of the Mayor’s Fair Shot February initiative. “We’re kicking off Fair Shot February by making it easier for...

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