About three dozen Georgetown merchants will celebrate “Independents Day” on Saturday, offering special sales and festivities to highlight independently owned businesses in the historic neighborhood. “Independent small businesses are what make Georgetown’s commercial district unique,” Nancy Miyahira of the Georgetown...
The D.C. Public Library closed the Cleveland Park Interim Library at 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW on Saturday in preparation for next month’s debut of the rebuilt Cleveland Park Library. The new library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW will open Saturday,...
St. Albans School will feature five festively decorated houses in the Spring Valley neighborhood as part of its 35th annual Christmas House Tour on Dec. 1 and 2. Tour hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 10...
Under the District’s “Vision Zero” initiative, city agencies are collaborating to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2024. But one year into the program, despite a decline in pedestrian deaths, the city is confronting an overall rise in fatalities:...
The Potomac RiverKeeper Network — an environmental nonprofit that recently established an office in Georgetown — will lead a guided 2-mile paddle tour around Roosevelt Island next Wednesday. The tour, designed for boating beginners, will provide information about the history...
The Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op has selected the company GreenBrilliance — above two others that bid competitively — to install solar panels for its members. According to a news release, GreenBrilliance came out on top due to its competitive pricing,...
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...
The sprawling commercial building at 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW is slated to become hundreds of apartment units, according to the Washington Business Journal. The building — located at the corner of Wisconsin and Upton Street, a half-mile south of the...
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...
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...

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