On Sunday evening at the Cafritz residence, Betsy Emes of our association hosted an elegant fundraiser to support the Trees for Georgetown program. Recognizing the continuing need to plant a range of species for tree boxes along our sidewalks, Trees...
No one, not even Mayor Muriel Bowser, claims that Duke Ellington School of the Arts’ $165 million renovation was cheap. Instead, most supporters contend that Ellington’s cost, which exceeded its initial budget by nearly $100 million, is justified because...
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday by awarding centennial challenge grants to six parks across Northwest D.C., the U.S. secretary of the interior announced last month. This year, Congress gave $20 million to national parks across...
Sherman Circle NW will lose one travel lane for the next three weeks, a change that will allow the D.C. Department of Transportation to study the effects of such a traffic pattern. The agency has proposed permanently eliminating one of...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Oct. 30 through Nov. 8 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood....
ANC 3/4G - Chevy Chase At the Feb. 25 meeting: * Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton reported she has 197 House of Representatives co-sponsors for HR (House Resolution) 51 to make the District the 51st state. She expects the bill to...
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...
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...
Organized “villages” in D.C. help meet the needs of a growing population of seniors so they can successfully live in their own homes. In addition to the services we discussed in last week’s column, Northwest Neighbors Village runs a...
As many Georgetown merchants face steadily increasing competition from other D.C. retail hotspots as well as e-commerce, the neighborhood’s small-business community hopes to create a nonprofit organization to help address the situation. The goal is a Main Streets group, a...

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