By Kathleen J. Bryan, Current Correspondent Nearly two years after Chevy Chase community leaders began pushing for a bench to honor the passing of neighborhood resident Julian Bond, the civil rights icon and former NAACP chairman has his memorial at...
Devoted customers of Zenebech groaned last October when the longtime Ethiopian restaurant in Shaw closed to make way for a new apartment building from Monument Realty. But the popular eatery’s owners knew they wouldn’t disappoint for long. “The plan was...
Pepco received permission Monday to raise its electricity rates, though the D.C. Public Service Commission authorized only half of the requested increase. The utility company had requested a $77.5 million increase, but the commission — which oversees Pepco’s power distribution...
A double shooting left two Northwest men dead near Sherman Circle in the Petworth area early Sunday. According to a Metropolitan Police Department release, officers responded to the area for a reported shooting at about 1:59 a.m. July 30. They...
Plans to demolish an 1870s row house and construct a modern new condo building in its place have won Historic Preservation Review Board approval, despite community objections to the 1312 13th St. NW project. The four-story building had been...
The U.S. Department of Education has approved the District’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan, which is focused on continuing progress for all students and accelerating growth for those furthest behind, according to a news release. The plan establishes a...
The Dupont Circle Citizens Association will hold its 50th annual house tour on Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s tour will focus on the 16th Street Historic District’s varied architectural styles, which range from three- and...
D.C. has among the highest rates of homelessness in the country, recording 124 homeless people per 10,000 residents in a 2016 survey of 32 states. But the problem appears to be improving. There were 3 percent fewer homeless individuals past...
Friday, Oct. 13 The D.C. Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment will hold a public oversight roundtable on the state of fields and playgrounds maintained by the District. The hearing will begin at 11 a.m. in Room...
In advance of the annual DC Cocktail Week next month, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington will host a preview event next Wednesday at Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW. Tickets for the Nov. 1 “sneak peek happy hour”...

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