It’s midsummer — hot and humid in Shepherd Park, with many away or planning a trip before schools welcome back staff and students. Residents need to remember to let neighbors know when they’re away, stop newspaper and mail delivery,...
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...
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is relocating to an interim location for 12 to 18 months while renovations to its Carnegie Library headquarters are underway, the group announced. The historical society — along with the D.C. Public Library’s...
This week, a shoutout goes to all those on the listservs who keep us informed about activities, issues and news of Shepherd Park and our adjoining neighborhoods of Silver Spring, Takoma D.C., Takoma Park and Brightwood. Whether you are...
In response to D.C. Del. Eleanor Norton’s recent calls for action on the issue, District officials are taking steps to address the city’s large number of abandoned properties owned by foreign governments. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson introduced legislation Tuesday...
Two groups working to improve Lafayette Park are merging: Friends of Lafayette Park, established in 1999; and Friends of Lafayette Recreation Center and Park, which was created just last year. “The missions of both our groups were the same...
Oak Hill Cemetery and its related foundation are working to produce a series of 20 films covering historical events related to the Georgetown cemetery’s 168-year history, and presented a preliminary version of its first installment on Sunday afternoon. Produced by...
Plans to redevelop Georgetown’s vacant West Heating Plant into a luxury condo building may face further delays, with the DC Preservation League launching a second bid to grant landmark status to the 1940s industrial facility. The Historic Preservation Review Board...
The Pennsylvania Avenue NW bridge over Rock Creek Park is due to reopen today to westbound traffic after 200 days of construction-related closure, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Since May, drivers heading from the West End into Georgetown...
Last month’s D.C. home sales increased 31.9 percent compared to October 2016, and the median sale price of $550,000 was an October record, according to a report by the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. Amid the high pricing and...

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