On a sunny day last October, “Gilmore Girls” devotees lined up for more than a block outside Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar to grab free coffee at a pop-up Luke’s Diner installation, set up by Netflix to recreate...
  The Lab School of Washington’s recent proposal to replace its campus pool with a theater has drawn criticism from community members. As part of the school’s mission to incorporate hands-on and creative education for students with learning differences, Lab School’s...
Mayor Muriel Bowser told Foggy Bottom Association members last week the neighborhood “is dealing with the good and the bad” when it comes to homelessness in their neighborhood. Homeless encampments, prevalent along the neighborhood’s western edge, “are against the law,”...
Thursday, April 20 ■ The U.S. Department of State will host an open house and public hearing on plans for the redevelopment of approximately 32 acres of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center into a chancery center. The open...
Five key “gateways” to Georgetown could see upgraded surroundings next year as part of the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s ongoing effort to redesign areas that currently create underwhelming first impressions of the historic neighborhood. The business group has hired design...
Long-gestating plans to redevelop the dormant West Heating Plant industrial site in Georgetown for residential use hit another snag last Thursday, when the Old Georgetown Board advised the project team to revise its design proposal with a closer eye...
Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown is marking its 150th anniversary with a celebration featuring music, food, kid-friendly activities and local leaders. The festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, with a procession starting at St. John’s Church...
When Randy Downs was elected to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B (Dupont Circle) in November, he realized he suddenly had more power to act on a change he’d long envisioned for his neighborhood. Downs has watched with envy in recent years...
Zoning consideration of the proposed Ward 3 short-term family housing project has been deferred to April 5, following community requests for additional time to prepare their written arguments in the case. Over the objections of the District government, which has...
While the Palisades is a community known for its trees, residents living along a stretch of Potomac Avenue NW are voicing rare opposition to a city tree-planting proposal for their three blocks. Neighbors fear that street trees would obstruct their...

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