The Inclusive Innovation Incubator — billed by city officials as the nation’s first affordable co-working incubator to emphasize diversity and inclusion — celebrated its grand opening with a visit from Mayor Muriel Bowser on April 20. Bowser’s administration granted $1...
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...
Organizers of Adams Morgan Day 2017 have announced the lineup for the festival’s Columbia Stage and are continuing their online fundraising campaign. The 39th annual celebration of Adams Morgan’s history, culture, arts, music, restaurants, businesses and residents will take place...
The new president of George Washington University plans to make a major effort to raise the school’s national standing over the next several years, he said at a recent meeting of the West End Citizens Association. U.S. News & World...
A 55-year-old Northwest man died last week as a result of traumatic brain injuries sustained during a Sept. 24 robbery, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Tsegaye Gebrehiwot was assaulted and robbed at about 11 p.m. in the 5100 block...
Free St. Patrick’s Day Lyft rides will be offered to deter impaired driving throughout the District beginning March 17. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program, the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be in operation beginning at 4 p.m. on...
The Quiet Skies Caucus of Congress is pressing for the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an “expedited review” of its noise standards and undertake new health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise. The caucus, co-chaired by D.C....
The Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy has launched a new artist-in-residence program, giving its inaugural award to local D.C. artist Sophia McCrocklin. The program aims to “restore, promote and maintain Beatrix Ferrand’s masterpiece wild garden,” according to a news release. Ferrand...
Pepco received permission Monday to raise its electricity rates, though the D.C. Public Service Commission authorized only half of the requested increase. The utility company had requested a $77.5 million increase, but the commission — which oversees Pepco’s power distribution...
In response to D.C. Del. Eleanor Norton’s recent calls for action on the issue, District officials are taking steps to address the city’s large number of abandoned properties owned by foreign governments. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson introduced legislation Tuesday...

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