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...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Aug. 7 through 16 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
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...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
The D.C. public schools will open for the academic year Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse, and both of our local elementary schools, Murch and Lafayette, will have eclipse-watching activities. Murch Elementary will begin its second and final...
We in Shepherd Park are very fortunate to have many places and activities that are both interesting and free. The Montgomery College Planetarium on Fenton Street in Silver Spring — just a short walk away — will host a...
The West Heating Plant is back in the news. The design for the West Heating Plant has been revised to emphasize louvers that create an interesting pattern on the sides of the building. The Levy Group will make a...
When Kimberly Martin became principal of Wilson High three years ago, she frequently took phone calls from lottery hopefuls across the city, fielding questions about their prospects for landing a place at the sought-after school. Martin no longer takes...
Plans for a large new downtown strip club have been withdrawn after opponents demonstrated that the proposal violated D.C. law. Attorney Stevan Lieberman had hoped to open the Effigy club at 1720 I St. NW across the street from his...
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday by awarding centennial challenge grants to six parks across Northwest D.C., the U.S. secretary of the interior announced last month. This year, Congress gave $20 million to national parks across...

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