For the first time in three years, Adams Morgan Day is planning a return to its roots as a true street festival, with organizers launching a crowdfunding campaign to finance the closing of part of 18th Street NW. Taking place...
Amid mixed reaction from neighbors over the idea of changing an existing ban on helipads in residential areas, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A (Foggy Bottom, West End) opted to delay consideration of George Washington University Hospital’s proposal to build a...
Construction of a long-planned addition to Hyde-Addison Elementary School began this summer, a project that will connect the school’s two buildings but displace students to Meyer Elementary for the next two school years. The project, which has been in the...
Two graduates of Northwest schools are among this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars — one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for high school seniors. Kira Medish of National Cathedral School and John Nugent of School Without Walls High School were...
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...
Homeless services provider Friendship Place recently received its largest single commitment from a private donor, when online retailer Amazon pledged to match up to $1 million in donations to the Tenleytown-based nonprofit through the end of the year. In 2016,...
Thursday, Aug. 3 The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9:45 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. Agenda items include construction of a seven-story multifamily and retail building at 6900 Georgia Ave....
A double shooting left two Northwest men dead near Sherman Circle in the Petworth area early Sunday. According to a Metropolitan Police Department release, officers responded to the area for a reported shooting at about 1:59 a.m. July 30. They...

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