Mayor Bowser gives first State of the District of her second term Mayor Bowser gave her annual State of the District address on Monday, March 18th at UDC.  Among the notable key points in her remarks were a call to...
ANC 3/4G - Chevy Chase At the March 25th meeting: *Commissioner Rebecca Maydak invited residents to a public safety meeting for transportation at Lafayette Elementary School on April 9th at 6:30pm. *Community Relations and Services Specialist Gabrielle Priest of Mayor Muriel...
Exclusive Cherry Blossom Festival “Pink Loop” tours are back Big Bus Tour DC’s exclusive “Pink Loop” will serve as the only authorized tour provider of the Cherry Blossom Festival, as it has since 2014.  Running daily throughout the entire festival,...
ANC 1C - Adams Morgan At the commission’s March 6 meeting: * The commission unanimously approved an amendment to its settlement agreement with Zenebach Restaurant at 2420 18th St. * The commission unanimously passed a resolution asking the Department of General Services...
by Tori Powell At a Ward 3 education meeting with City Council Chair Phil Mendelson on March 11th, a concerned public brought forth a variety of issues to the Council Chair who has said he believes that DC children should...
Home Rule closing After 20 years on 14th Street NW, Home Rule, a popular home goods store that was one of the first businesses to renovate a building on 14th after the riots of 1968, will close.  Home Rule...
Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd recently put out a letter addressing serious public safety problems in the area surrounding 5th and Kennedy streets in his ward alongside measures being taken to solve the problem. "As you may be aware," he...
The School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens is facing a major over-enrollment problem in the coming years if it cannot secure more classrooms and more teachers. Richard Trogisch, the school's principal, said in an interview that the school is experiencing over-enrollment,...
ANC 2E - Georgetown At the March 4 meeting: * The Metropolitan Police Department reported there has been an 89% increase in thefts from autos in the second police district over the same period last year. Over 15 of the...
Starbucks to close Glover Park location Starbucks is closing 4 of its 50 DC locations this year.  All location closures are in NW.  Three have already closed; the last is the location at 2300 Wisconsin Ave, which will close on...

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