As the District seeks to lure Amazon to create a second headquarters in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has identified four possible sites where the mammoth online retailer could secure its requested 8 million square feet of office space. In an...
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...
As part of its new “Safe & Simple” initiative, the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has introduced two new offerings: a guide for building ramps, and a video to help customers navigate the agency’s permitting process. The ramp...
A 55-year-old Northwest man died last week as a result of traumatic brain injuries sustained during a Sept. 24 robbery, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Tsegaye Gebrehiwot was assaulted and robbed at about 11 p.m. in the 5100 block...
In advance of the annual DC Cocktail Week next month, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington will host a preview event next Wednesday at Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW. Tickets for the Nov. 1 “sneak peek happy hour”...
D.C.’s minimum wage increased from $11.50 to $12.50 per hour on Saturday, and the minimum wage for tipped workers went from $2.77 per hour to $3.33 per hour. This milestone under the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016...
A number of D.C. leaders, along with local and national groups, convened for a news conference Monday to address the continued threat of federal meddling in the city’s affairs — which some say is now heightened under the current...
The District marked World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with a Red Carnation Affair event, featuring information about D.C.-based resources and volunteer opportunities to fight HIV/AIDS, informational workshops, and an activity to assemble health kits and care packages for...
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...
Van Ness Main Street celebrated its progress at its annual meeting Saturday at the Soapstone Market, one of the neighborhood’s new businesses located in the Park Van Ness development at 4455 Connecticut Ave. NW. The nonprofit’s core tasks include marketing...

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