Tenleytown could get a new sit-down restaurant as part of an upcoming development at 4620 Wisconsin Ave. NW, but after considerable back-and-forth with developers, some community members remain unsatisfied with the proposed building height and community benefits package. Urban Investment...
By Kathleen J. Bryan, Current Correspondent Nearly two years after Chevy Chase community leaders began pushing for a bench to honor the passing of neighborhood resident Julian Bond, the civil rights icon and former NAACP chairman has his memorial at...
After failing to block project approvals from city preservation authorities, opponents of the redevelopment of the SunTrust branch at 18th Street and Columbia Road NW are taking their battle to a new venue. When Denis James, president of the Kalorama...
Four storm drains along 17th Street in Dupont Circle will be painted in rainbow colors to honor the neighborhood’s LGBTQ identity, after a previous proposal to paint area crosswalks fell through. The painted storm drains will be located on 17th...
Thursday, July 6 Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Ward 4 short-term family housing project from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 5505 5th St. NW. To RSVP,...
The District will begin publishing traffic crash data online for public viewing in an effort to curb vehicular injuries and fatalities, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week. The open data set will be updated every 24 hours and will include...
Metrorail Red Line service from Friendship Heights north to the Grosvenor station will be suspended on four weekends in July and August to test a technique that might address persistent issues of water leaks on Metro tracks. On July 10,...
A diaper drive organized by Sibley Memorial Hospital and DC Diaper Bank collected more than 5,500 donations for local residents in need, Sibley announced last month. The event began at Sibley’s Family Fun Festival on May 20, and the diapers...
D.C.’s minimum wage increased from $11.50 to $12.50 per hour on Saturday, and the minimum wage for tipped workers went from $2.77 per hour to $3.33 per hour. This milestone under the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016...
D.C. officials celebrated the upcoming renovation of an apartment building in Petworth on June 23, which will ultimately provide 19 units of affordable housing at 4000 Kansas Ave. NW. The District allocated $3.7 million from the city’s Housing Production Trust...

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