The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is due to shift to a more user-friendly permit application process this week, and will keep the system open until July 4 for long-term rentals for fall 2017. New features will allow residents...
Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd introduced two education-related bills Sept. 19 — one that would provide a free lunch for all public school students and another that calls for an annual tax holiday before the start of...
Studio Gallery, located at 2108 R St. NW, recently launched an online shop at studiogallerydc.com/shop-online. The gallery — now more than 50 years old — offers local art in a variety of forms, including paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture. The...
Police arrested a Northwest man last week in connection with a homicide that took place Nov. 7 in Brightwood and are looking for a second suspect in the case. Officers responded to reported gunshots in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse...
The D.C. Department of Transportation has introduced a new mobile app that tracks 8,200 recently planted city trees, encouraging residents to help with watering duties. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the new DC Tree Watering App during her Ward 6 community...
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...
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 Zoning Commission review of the contentious Ladybird project has been delayed again, with commissioners recently granting a third postponement request from Valor Development. Valor hopes to construct more than 200 housing units and extensive commercial space on the old...
In celebration of Banned Books Week, the DC Public Library Foundation will hold its second annual scavenger hunt throughout September, hiding more than 600 controversial books in over 50 locations across the District, including library branches, public spaces and...
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...

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