The Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy has launched a new artist-in-residence program, giving its inaugural award to local D.C. artist Sophia McCrocklin. The program aims to “restore, promote and maintain Beatrix Ferrand’s masterpiece wild garden,” according to a news release. Ferrand...
Temporary closures of Rock Creek Parkway lanes between Whitehurst Freeway and just north of M Street NW will begin this Sunday, June 11, according to a news release. The D.C. Department of Transportation will be closing single lanes of the...
The Lawyers Have Heart race will take place in D.C. this Saturday, June 10, starting at 7 a.m. Now in its 27th year, the race brings together more than 250 organizations and over 6,000 runners and walkers in support of...
As part of the ongoing reconstruction of Beach Drive NW, work is expected to start in early June on the stretch between Porter Road and Piney Branch Parkway, according to the latest updates from the National Park Service. Two-way traffic...
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...
In response to calls from community groups, the D.C. Office of Planning has extended the deadline from May 26 to June 23 for submitting proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. In a release, the Planning Office says it’s already...
One travel lane near and along Grant Circle NW will be closed for the week in order for the D.C. Department of Transportation to conduct a study on traffic conditions in the area. The agency has shut down one lane...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has released legal guidance for city schools to handle immigration issues affecting students and families. The guidelines for teachers, staff and administrators at D.C. public schools and public charter schools aim to “ensure that every...
A West End building seven years in the making opened this month with a brand-new fire station, a squash club and affordable housing at 2233 M St. NW. The project began with the EastBanc firm winning a city solicitation to...
“Potholepalooza,” the ninth annual four-week campaign aiming to expedite the repairs of local roadways, handled 1,200 service requests and filled more than 7,600 potholes, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced last Thursday. While that figure represents a sharp decline from...

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