City Gate, a local nonprofit that aims to help low-income children in the area, will host a Thanksgiving food drive that will accept donations of food and other Thanksgiving items for low-income families. The organization will be accepting items such...
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Brightwood resident Pamela Butler, charging Jose Rodriguez Cruz with premeditated first-degree murder. A death certificate was issued for Butler last July, more than seven years after the...
WalkingTown DC 2017 will offer free outdoor walking tours throughout the District from Sept. 16 to 24. The annual event includes family-friendly and wheelchair/stroller accessible tours, as well as lunchtime and happy hour tours during the week, with extended weekend...
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...
D.C. Public Schools will partner with the renowned Fútbol Club Barcelona and the FC Barcelona Foundation, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last Wednesday in an event held at Roosevelt High. The deal will give the District’s public middle school students access...
A coalition of 92 local organizations is urging D.C. officials to take measures like holding off tax cuts in order to meet pressing city budget challenges. In a joint March 27 letter to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C....
As the District seeks to lure Amazon to create a second headquarters in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has identified four possible sites where the mammoth online retailer could secure its requested 8 million square feet of office space. In an...
A March 29 gala at the Kennedy Center raised $750,000 for the DC College Access Program, with a Duke Ellington School of the Arts student winning first prize in a scholarship competition. The annual “DC-CAPital Stars” event supports the various...
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...
The U.S. Botanic Garden will open its annual holiday exhibit on Thanksgiving Day, re-creating more than 40 sightseeing standouts using only plants and natural materials, according to a news release. “Season’s Greenings: Roadside Attractions” will feature a model train set...

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