An application was withdrawn last month for the Five Guys restaurant expected open in early 2018 in an American University-owned shopfront at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment rescinded the case on May 3, the same...
Supermarkets in Ward 4 would be permitted to sell beer and wine under a proposed D.C. Council bill, but some residents disagree about how broad that exception to existing restrictions should be. Years ago, the council responded to residents’ requests...
The trail beneath the Foundry Branch Bridge in Glover Archbold Park near Foxhall has been closed for the past 10 months, as plans have stalled to resolve safety concerns by repairing the deteriorating structure. Meanwhile, the agencies involved in...
A recent lawsuit and “stop work” order have raised further questions about Whole Foods Market’s Glover Park store, which closed abruptly in March after the D.C. Department of Health found repeated evidence of rodents. Although the 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW...
Developers of the former Hall on Virginia Avenue dorm site intend to begin construction this month on a new project to renovate and expand the building across the street from the Watergate complex. The mixed-use building, dubbed Boathouse, will include...
An ongoing dispute over new preschool regulations spilled into public view last week, as protesters waved handwritten signs and blared gospel music on Freedom Plaza across from the Wilson Building. Late last year, the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent...
Parents at Eaton Elementary remain concerned that a new family homeless shelter will overwhelm their already crowded school, but Eaton’s principal said the school can handle it. The city is planning to construct short-term housing at 3320 Idaho Ave. NW,...
In an effort to reduce storm-induced combined sewer overflows, the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is accelerating its Downspout Disconnection Program this month for portions of Glover Park, Burleith and Georgetown. The work is free and voluntary for single-family as...
Wednesday, June 14 • The National Park Service and Georgetown Heritage will host a hands-on workshop to discuss the future of the C&O National Historical Park in Georgetown. The workshop -- one part of developing plans to “reimagine, restore and...
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital secured long-sought zoning approval last week for a major expansion project that is now scheduled for completion in 2021. Hospital officials had hoped to begin construction in 2017, but lengthy debates with community stakeholders and the...

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