The D.C. Department of Transportation is seeking feedback through June 1 on dockless bicycles and scooters in the District via an online survey, available at ddot.dc.gov/page/dockless-vehicles-district. Last month, the agency announced an extension of its dockless vehicle demonstration project through...
Georgetown’s Rose Park now boasts a colorful large-scale art exhibit dubbed “The Orange Step.” Local visual artist Kiril Jeliazkov’s installation — which consists of 128 canvases, each 22 feet high and 11 feet wide — will remain at the park...
The Kirov Academy of Ballet will hold an open house on April 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The open house will take place in the academy theater. Staff and teachers will be on hand to answer questions and...
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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, other D.C. Council members, and other dignitaries formally dedicated and unveiled the historic bronze statue of the late four-term mayor of the District of Columbia on March 3. The eight-foot tall bronze...
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...
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...
The Department of Public Works will resume residential mechanical street sweeping on March 1. To ensure streets are swept thoroughly, motorists are asked to obey the signs posted with the days of the week and hours of the day when parking...
The District held the first annual Frederick Douglass 5K fun run/walk and the unveiling of the new Oxon Run Trail on Feb. 17 at the Oxon Run Park Amphitheater. The event honoring the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Frederick...
American University President Sylvia Burwell received the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service presented by the National Academy of Public Administration at an awards ceremony on Feb. 13. The Elliot L. Richardson Prize is presented on a...

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