Local Freemason groups recently announced a pair of donations to benefit D.C. students: $400,000 in University of the District of Columbia scholarships and $30,000 for new computer equipment at H.D. Cooke Elementary School. The UDC scholarships — funded by a...
Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh were among the dignitaries to participate in Saturday’s ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the “Celebrating Tenleytown’s History: Past and Present” mural created by artist Jarrett Ferrier and photographer...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Oct. 9 through 18 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
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 commission will...
Fire engines rolled up and down Geranium Street NW on Sunday evening, headed to a fire in the 7300 block of 12th Street. Our neighbor, Ernst Yombo, was able to exit the house and obtain assistance from his next-door...
“The Wonder of Fall” is the theme of the Lafayette Elementary School Fall Festival this Saturday, to be held at Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street NW. The school welcomes the community to a larger-than-usual event. The fun will start...
The big event this week is the 2017 Georgetown Gala, “Streets of Georgetown.” It will take place Saturday, Oct. 21, at The Four Seasons Hotel at 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, from 7 to 11 p.m. Music will be provided...
The National Zoo can proceed with a larger parking garage than originally planned, after winning approval from the National Capital Planning Commission last Thursday. The 1,285-space, six-level parking garage would be located in the northeastern area of the Zoo, across...
Amid concerns that sediment buildup could imperil Potomac River access at Fletcher’s Cove, the D.C. Department of Energy & Environment is taking early steps toward dredging the riverbed at the popular boat launch. Located near the corner of Reservoir and...
As leaves begin to fall across Northwest, leaf blowers have been revving up to combat them. Autumn also brings an annual cacophony over complaints about excessive noise from the gas-powered machines. A bill pending before the D.C. Council would ban...

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