The stretch of 49th Street NW between Fulton and Dexter streets closed last week for 12 to 16 weeks of emergency road work, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation. The block-long closure affects all traffic — motorists, bicyclists and...
It’s officially pool season in D.C., after the opening of 18 outdoor pools and other city aquatic facilities last weekend. The pools are free for District residents, and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation offers learn-to-swim classes “for a...
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...
Siri Fiske hopes the Mysa School in Georgetown lives up to its name. “Mysa is a Swedish word that essentially translates to cozy, the coziest of the cozy,” said Fiske, whose grandparents were Swedish. “The word conjures up being in...
Three composting locations will stay open throughout the winter for residents to drop off their food waste, according to a release from the D.C. Department of Public Works. Current locations in Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle and Capitol Hill will now...
Developers of the West Heating Plant site are pursuing review of their proposed luxury condo building by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, despite opposition from the Old Georgetown Board. The long-planned project at 29th and K streets NW calls...
The D.C. Office of Planning’s recent call for proposals to amend the city’s Comprehensive Plan netted more than 3,000 submissions — compared with only 200 during the previous public comment period in 2010. According to a news release, stakeholders including...
May has been the month for activity around the neighborhood. The annual yard sale moved to a new date to encourage homeowners to do their spring cleaning earlier, so as not be overwhelmed by early summer heat. Organizer Adrienne...
The lack of sidewalks on some streets in our association’s Hawthorne neighborhood near Rock Creek Park has been a contentious issue in recent years. Advocates say that sidewalks afford residents and visitors a safe place to walk around the...
The heavily scrutinized property at 2200 P St. NW in Dupont Circle — the site of a popular, recently shuttered Sunoco service station — might be on the road to changing hands, as several parties have recently expressed in...

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