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...
City officials this week celebrated the groundbreaking for the $19.7 million replacement for the 1950s-era Cleveland Park Library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. The new library is expected to open in 2018 with new meeting spaces, outdoor reading areas, private...
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial will host celebratory events Sunday in honor of the 50th anniversary of its dedication, according to the National Park Service and the group Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island. The events on Roosevelt Island — which is...
Last month’s median sale price for D.C. home listings topped the figure for any prior month in the city, according to data from a new report released Monday by Bright MLS. The city saw 5,620 closed sales in May 2017,...
Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown is marking its 150th anniversary with a celebration featuring music, food, kid-friendly activities and local leaders. The festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, with a procession starting at St. John’s Church...
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is inducting longtime D.C. charter school advocate Malcolm “Mike” Peabody into its Hall of Fame. Peabody founded Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) as a local advocacy group in 1996. It “quickly...
A newly released study looks at the potential for expanding D.C. composting through a city-run curbside collection program and building a new local composting facility. The report (available at dpw.dc.gov/compostfeasibilitystudy) recommends the most efficient ways to move forward with such...
The Pennsylvania Avenue NW bridge over Rock Creek Park is due to reopen today to westbound traffic after 200 days of construction-related closure, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Since May, drivers heading from the West End into Georgetown...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E adopted several proposals at their July 2 meeting related to car and bicycle traffic. The commission: endorsed the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s plan for a 2-week test this summer of allowing cars to access Rock Creek...
Citing the disproportionate effect of parking and traffic penalties on low-income residents, Ward 8 D.C. Council member Trayon White recently proposed a bill to eliminate extra charges for District residents who pay their fines late. White argues that unpaid tickets...

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