Five massive, colorful animal sculptures by celebrated Taiwanese artist Hung Yi are now on display downtown through Oct. 15. The “Fancy Animal Carnival” exhibit has installed Yi’s folk-culture inspired pieces at CityCenterDC (825 10th St. NW), Chinatown Park (6th Street...
Under the District’s “Vision Zero” initiative, city agencies are collaborating to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2024. But one year into the program, despite a decline in pedestrian deaths, the city is confronting an overall rise in fatalities:...
By foot, car or bus, many Shepherd Park residents headed to the Metro Saturday morning, ready to participate in the “March for Our Lives.” The platforms were crowded and the atmosphere was lively. On Pennsylvania Avenue, by 11 o'clock, people...
Emel Bayrak — a Georgetown resident and White House correspondent for a Turkish broadcasting service — plans to open a new coffee shop and wine bar in her neighborhood where she might eventually host and film interviews with government...
Police arrested a Northwest man last week in connection with a homicide that took place Nov. 7 in Brightwood and are looking for a second suspect in the case. Officers responded to reported gunshots in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse...
In an effort to reduce storm-induced combined sewer overflows, the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is accelerating its Downspout Disconnection Program this month for portions of Glover Park, Burleith and Georgetown. The work is free and voluntary for single-family as...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase) released a report Jan. 22 on the proposed Chevy Chase Community Center slated to replace the existing building sometime after 2020. The report offered specific recommendations for the new center, drawn from a survey...
Wednesday, June 28 The D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate will hold a “Renters 101” training session. Topics will include an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities, as well as discussion of leases, rent increases, rent control, evictions, housing...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line Mayor Muriel Bowser joined city officials and corporate executives June 18 to celebrate the start of long-awaited renovations to the Thaddeus Stevens School in the West End and the construction of an office building on...

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