The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is relocating to an interim location for 12 to 18 months while renovations to its Carnegie Library headquarters are underway, the group announced. The historical society — along with the D.C. Public Library’s...
Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department has won the 2017 Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, according to a news release from the hospital. The association says that its award underscores an emergency department’s commitment to quality, safety, presence of...
Jamahri Sydnor, a recent Wilson High School graduate who was preparing to leave for college at Florida A&M University, died on Saturday two days after she was shot by a stray bullet while driving near her Northeast home, according...
Plans to redevelop the Adams Morgan SunTrust may be in legal jeopardy, after a judge granted opponents’ request for a preliminary injunction on Friday. Developer PN Hoffman hopes to construct a condo building at the corner of 18th Street and...
Sidewalks on Key Bridge will periodically close over the next several months for maintenance and repairs, with overnight closures alternating between southbound and northbound, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Transportation. The agency was due to begin...
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...
The Osher Lifetime Learning Institute at American University will offer 94 study groups in the fall 2017 semester, the most in the institute’s 35-year history. New classes at the institute, known as OLLI, will include astrophysics, the history of the...
The C&O Canal Trust recently released a new mobile app, which allows Android and Apple users to explore the C&O Canal National Historical Park on their mobile devices, the nonprofit announced in a news release. For 99 cents, “C&O Canal...
A repaving project on Arizona Avenue NW in the Palisades will restrict traffic to one lane in each direction and limit on-street parking over the next several weeks. The project, covering the area between Canal Road and Hawthorne Place NW,...
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...

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