The District’s annual leaf-collection season began Monday and will last through Jan. 18, passing through each residential neighborhood at least twice, according to a news release. Residents are asked to rake leaves into tree boxes (or against the curb when...
The Pennsylvania Avenue NW bridge over Rock Creek Park is due to reopen today to westbound traffic after 200 days of construction-related closure, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Since May, drivers heading from the West End into Georgetown...
The rebuilt West End Library will open early next month at 2301 L St. NW as part of a long-awaited mixed-use redevelopment, according to a news release. The 21,000-square-foot library occupies the ground level of a nine-story luxury residential building,...
Three men are facing charges in a spree of armed robberies at CVS stores across Northwest after Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested them last week. In the most recent robbery, two suspects entered the store on the 4500 block of...
Top D.C. officials visited Brightwood last week to see green infrastructure being installed there, which includes permeable pavement, rain gardens, and downspouts that funnel into rain barrels. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd were among...
A Northwest man died last week after crashing his motorcycle on the 4800 block of Arkansas Avenue NW, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. Anderson Alberto Flores-Flores, 23, was traveling northeast on a 2003 Yamaha SR6 at about...
Georgetown’s Old Stone House, a circa 1765 building at 3051 M St. NW, will close to the public on Monday for 13 months of renovation, the National Park Service announced over the weekend. Would-be visitors hoping to visit in advance...
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial will host celebratory events Sunday in honor of the 50th anniversary of its dedication, according to the National Park Service and the group Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island. The events on Roosevelt Island — which is...
Revelers celebrating Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 28, can get a free ride home through a long-running program to discourage drunk driving. The Washington Regional Alcohol Program is providing up to 1,500 free rides worth as much as $15 apiece through...
The Georgetown Design District is hosting the Fall Days of Design event from Nov. 2 through 4. Participating retailers have planned activities that include panel discussions and receptions for experts and enthusiasts alike. More than 30 retailers make up Georgetown’s...

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