It’s officially pool season in D.C., after the opening of 18 outdoor pools and other city aquatic facilities last weekend. The pools are free for District residents, and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation offers learn-to-swim classes “for a...
After being shut for nearly five days due to an unidentified strong odor, the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library reopened on July 14. The odor was first reported on July 7, according to D.C. Public Library spokesperson George Williams. The 1630...
WalkingTown DC 2017 will offer free outdoor walking tours throughout the District from Sept. 16 to 24. The annual event includes family-friendly and wheelchair/stroller accessible tours, as well as lunchtime and happy hour tours during the week, with extended weekend...
The DC Chamber of Commerce honored a variety of local business leaders at its Choice Awards and Gala on Friday evening. Sheila Johnson — founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, which has a portfolio of luxury properties in...
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. 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...
The Georgetown Village organization’s annual “Party on the Potomac” fundraising celebration this year will honor the achievements of its vice president and neighborhood leader Tom Birch. The event will take place Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on...
In an effort to highlight efforts to prevent car break-ins in the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser and police officials walked around Ward 4 on Monday issuing “friendly citations” to residents as reminders to keep their vehicles locked and valuables...
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...
The Palisades Village will feature eight homes in Kent as part of the aging-in-place group’s fifth annual house tour on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The selected homes reflect various architectural styles and interior designs. Advance tickets...

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