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...
CommuniKids, a Spanish immersion preschool in Tenleytown, announced on Monday that it will offer dozens of free pre-kindergarten seats in Ward 3 for children ages 3 and 4 through a city program to increase local pre-K capacity. Spaces for the...
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...
The proposal for faster Metrobus service on 14th Street NW is moving forward, with Mayor Muriel Bowser scheduled to announce today that she is including $1.2 million for the limited-stop 59 line in her upcoming fiscal year 2018 budget...
Homeless services provider Friendship Place recently received its largest single commitment from a private donor, when online retailer Amazon pledged to match up to $1 million in donations to the Tenleytown-based nonprofit through the end of the year. In 2016,...
The D.C. Department of Transportation has introduced a new mobile app that tracks 8,200 recently planted city trees, encouraging residents to help with watering duties. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the new DC Tree Watering App during her Ward 6 community...
Mayor Muriel Bowser has established an Interagency Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Working Group to prepare the District for AV technologies, according to a release. The working group is comprised of District agencies focused on transportation, disability rights, environmental issues and...
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...
The 13th Street NW entrance of the U Street Metro station reopened last month with two new escalators, according to a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The entrance had closed in April, and Metro originally expected...
Students at nine District schools were among the approximately 16,000 scholastically talented high school seniors nationwide named last week as semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. The semifinalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for...

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