The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill by voice vote Jan. 16 which authorizes the District and the National Park Service (NPS) to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance and management of National Park System...
The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 30th anniversary Creating Change Conference is running Jan. 24 through 28 at the Marriott Wardman Park. The conference is a political, leadership and skills-building conference for the LGBTQ social justice movement, convening over 3,500 LGBTQ...
The executive chef at the 14th Street cocktail bar Radiator, Jonathan Dearden, was named Washington D.C.’s “Best Chef on the Block” and will advance to compete on ABC’s “The Chew” next month. After being selected as one of three finalists...
American University is accepting registrations now for its Spring 2018 Job and Internship Fair on March 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event will connect employers with students and alumni from five schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication,...
As part of the Every Day Counts! campaign, Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated Jefferson Middle School Academy’s success in creating a strong school community that welcomes students and families. Last month, the middle school was announced as the winner of the...
Washington Performing Arts has selected Lonnie Bunch, III – a longtime Shepherd Park resident and founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture – to receive its 2018 Ambassador of the Arts Award. The award...
Free public Wi-Fi is now available at 24 additional underground Metro stations, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority recently announced. Northwest stations with Wi-Fi include Farragut North, Dupont Circle, Cleveland Park, Van Ness-UDC, Tenleytown-AU, Friendship Heights, McPherson Square, Farragut West,...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has filed a lawsuit alleging that a Van Ness apartment complex circumvented the District’s rent control laws, according to a news release. The suit claims that the owners and managers of 3003 Van Ness Apartments...
A five-week project to repair the skylight at the Tenley-Friendship Library will begin on Jan. 2, according to a release. D.C. Public Library spokesperson George Williams told The Current that the skylight had begun leaking, forcing the repairs to the...
Three composting locations will stay open throughout the winter for residents to drop off their food waste, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Public Works. Current locations in Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle and Capitol Hill will now...

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