The proposal for faster Metrobus service on 14th Street NW is moving forward, with Mayor Muriel Bowser scheduled to announce today that she is including $1.2 million for the limited-stop 59 line in her upcoming fiscal year 2018 budget...
Surveyor documents are now available online through a new research tool from the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. “SurDocs,” available at dcra.dc.gov/surdocs, provides residents and businesses with access to more than 10,000 copies of field surveys and surveyor...
D.C. officials celebrated the upcoming renovation of an apartment building in Petworth on June 23, which will ultimately provide 19 units of affordable housing at 4000 Kansas Ave. NW. The District allocated $3.7 million from the city’s Housing Production Trust...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
Oak Hill Cemetery and its related foundation are working to produce a series of 20 films covering historical events related to the Georgetown cemetery’s 168-year history, and presented a preliminary version of its first installment on Sunday afternoon. Produced by...
Children and other members of the Georgetown community will be invited to Volta Park to be photographed with Santa Claus and receive a toy on Sunday, Dec. 3. Organized by the Friends of Volta Park group, the annual “Breakfast...
Registration for the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2018 Spring Fitness Programs began at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23. D.C. residents can enroll in sports including baseball and soccer for kids, and flag football and tennis for youth and adults. There are popular...
Jamahri Sydnor, a recent Wilson High School graduate who was preparing to leave for college at Florida A&M University, died on Saturday two days after she was shot by a stray bullet while driving near her Northeast home, according...
The local Parkrun events at Fletcher’s Cove and Roosevelt Island have earned citywide recognition from the D.C. Council, which passed a ceremonial resolution declaring last Saturday “Parkrun Day” in the city. June 3 marked the five-year anniversary of the first...
A permanent animal-welfare bill nicknamed “Momma’s Law” is advancing through the D.C. Council, with emergency legislation already in effect to protect pets from summer heat. The bill’s nickname comes from a pitbull in Petworth who came to the public’s attention...

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