After a mild spring, we have shifted suddenly to an oppressive heat spell. With a dearth of rain, flowers and shrubs need to be watered frequently. The fountain in the Georgetown Waterfront Park is not operating, which eliminates the...
By Zach Ewell, Current Correspondent Next weekend, barbecue lovers in the D.C. area will convene downtown on Pennsylvania Avenue for the 25th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, which will be fought with slabs of meat and burning grills. In the...
A series of changes under consideration for the DC Circulator bus network would affect two Northwest lines — eliminating Wisconsin Avenue service north of M Street NW, and running for the first time along U Street NW to Howard...
Long-sought renovations to Ward 4’s West Education Campus are due to begin soon, after the D.C. Council adopted a capital budget last week that provides $78.5 million in funding over the next four fiscal years. The 1970s-era building at 1338...
This year’s budget process was less heated than in previous years, D.C. Council members agree. But big points of contention still arose before the council approved the fiscal year 2018 budget last Tuesday, including a dispute over tax cuts...
While a five-story condo project next to the “Exorcist Steps” in Georgetown trudged through the design review process last week, neighbors described a potential horror scenario that construction could bring: a landslide for homes directly uphill. Half a dozen residents...
It’s not often an elementary or middle school has a gay-straight student alliance. But the Sheridan School in Van Ness is committed to diversity — and that includes sexual orientation. The alliance is among the reasons Sheridan was honored as...
Wednesday, June 7 • Whole Foods Market Tenleytown will host a Community Mix & Mingle event to obtain feedback on the store and opportunities for improvement. The event, which will include small bites and light refreshments, will be held from...
The local Parkrun events at Fletcher’s Cove and Roosevelt Island have earned citywide recognition from the D.C. Council, which passed a ceremonial resolution declaring last Saturday “Parkrun Day” in the city. June 3 marked the five-year anniversary of the first...
Work is now complete on replacing the six escalators at the Woodley Park Metrorail station, officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Friday. The project took more than two years, with contractor KONE working on two escalators at...

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