ANC 4B — Takoma, Riggs Park. Brightwood At the April 22nd meeting: * Deputy Chief of Staff Dolly Turner for the office of Councilmember Brandon Todd said the Council is undergoing a series of budget hearings. Turner invited the community to...
To mark the 10th anniversary of D.C.’s annual mural program — surely the Department of Public Works’ most colorful approach to abating instances of graffiti — officials doubled the project’s usual budget and commissioned 11 murals across six wards. The...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
Highly anticipated efforts to rehabilitate a deteriorated 6.5-mile stretch of Beach Drive NW and redo parts of Rock Creek Trail are moving forward as the work proceeds north toward the Maryland line. The National Park Service completed the first phase...
By KATE OCZYPOK The DC Line The American City Diner has closed its doors after operating for three decades on Connecticut Avenue NW. Steve Salis, the owner of Kramerbooks & Afterwords and Ted’s Bulletin, is taking over the diner space, but has...
The University of the District of Columbia is continuing to pursue an effort to lease student housing in a building near its Van Ness campus, school officials told residents at a recent community meeting. Amid ongoing negotiations with Bernstein Management...
By: Matthew Goldman The ATU Local 689, a union that represents WMATA employees, held a “Truth, Unity and Justice" rally outside of the Metro Center Metro Station on Thursday. Several union leaders and residents called for General Manager Paul Wiedefeld's termination.  What...
Construction formally began last week on Ward 4’s new short-term family housing facility — the first of six new homeless shelters planned across the city to replace the dilapidated D.C. General. Despite steady rainfall on Thursday morning, crowds gathered at...
D.C. Public Schools will partner with the renowned Fútbol Club Barcelona and the FC Barcelona Foundation, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last Wednesday in an event held at Roosevelt High. The deal will give the District’s public middle school students access...
Friday, Aug. 25 Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Family Fun Day from 4 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the completion of renovations and new facilities at Friendship Recreation Center/Turtle Park,...

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