Volunteering is alive and well in Shepherd Park, with people of all ages reaching out to offer support to individuals and organizations. The Shepherd Park Citizens Association is initiating a youth board to better recognize and utilize the energy...
The new president of George Washington University plans to make a major effort to raise the school’s national standing over the next several years, he said at a recent meeting of the West End Citizens Association. U.S. News & World...
As the National Zoo’s visitation surges and its planned $50 million parking garage advances, officials are considering extending the DC Circulator service a half-mile with a new stop directly outside the park. One DC Circulator route currently runs from 14th...
The West Heating Plant is now a historic landmark, presenting a potential obstacle to the site’s long-planned redevelopment into luxury apartments and a public park. The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board voted 5-3 in favor of landmark designation last Thursday,...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Nov. 13 through 21 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
The DC Preservation League thinks the house at 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW is a landmark of modernist architecture and belongs on the National Register of Historic Places. Alma Gates doesn’t buy it. “This house is not influential or...
Dear Readers and Friends of the Current Newspapers, As we begin the New Year, we wanted to let you all know, in the interest of stabilizing the company, The Current's Board of Directors has decided to file for Chapter 11...
A 56-year-old Northwest man was fatally stabbed on Feb. 3, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of H Street NW at about 5:45 p.m. and found Gregory Monroe suffering from multiple...
Adjoining our neighborhood, “Reno City” was a thriving community a century ago, heavily African American but integrated. Its disappearance in the 1920s had racial overtones. Neil Flanagan, who wrote about Reno City in The Washington City Paper, will discuss...
At the commission’s June 19 meeting: Commission Chair Patrick Jakopchek announced Commissioner Derirde Brown has resigned. The commission will appoint a temporary non-voting replacement at its July meeting. Juanita Gray, the Director of Residence Life at the University of...

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