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...
City leaders celebrated the 40th anniversary of the District’s Human Rights Act on Dec. 6 at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, according to a release. Adopted unanimously by the first elected D.C. Council, the initial statute banned discrimination...
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...
With a consensus forming that Chevy Chase’s Chestnut Street NW should have a sidewalk, the D.C. Department of Transportation is working to construct one prior to its previously stated projection of 2020. The project in the neighborhood’s northeastern Hawthorne...
A shuttle bus driver fatally shot a coworker on the Walter Reed campus Friday morning as a workplace dispute turned violent, according to the Metropolitan Police Department and media reports. Police responded to an area of the campus in the...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine submitted an amicus brief last week on behalf of the District and 10 states opposing the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal grant funding from D.C. and other “sanctuary cities.” The brief was filed in...
The D.C.-based Olender Foundation recently honored a group of law students from Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia. The foundation, affiliated with the Farragut Square law firm Jack H. Olender & Associates, “aims to counter poverty...
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...

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