A March 29 gala at the Kennedy Center raised $750,000 for the DC College Access Program, with a Duke Ellington School of the Arts student winning first prize in a scholarship competition. The annual “DC-CAPital Stars” event supports the various...
Mayor Muriel Bowser is likely to spend much of the next two months wrangling with the D.C. Council over her proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. But other pursuits will occupy her time as well — including a long-sought agreement...
Last July, D.C. zoning administrator Matt LeGrant approved an application to convert a single-family home in Dupont Circle into a four-unit condominium building, allowing a construction permit to be processed seemingly without incident. Since then, though, the 1514 Q St....
Thursday, April 13 ■ New D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will meet with the Ward 1 community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia Heights Educational Campus, 3101 16th St. NW. The discussion will focus on setting priorities for...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC's website, click here. Visit the District's ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
Despite some Realtors’ concerns about Donald Trump’s presidency harming the region’s economy, the local real estate market has yet to show warning signs, with D.C. homes selling faster than this time last year as inventory remains consistent. The average number...
More than $100,000 in campaign contributions to Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd have inadequate documentation that leave their sources in question, according to a scathing audit released last Friday. District auditors found that Todd’s 2015 campaign committee did...
  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...

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