The DC Youth Orchestra is slated to give a free performance marking the reopening of Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Mariano Vales, the orchestra’s music director, will open with a rendition of Beethoven’s Consecration...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC's website, click here. Visit the District's ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
While surviving the notoriously muggy weather of D.C. summers, I have often caught myself running errands as fast as possible, often only thinking about my next opportunity to duck into an air-conditioned boutique. I would be so focused on...
ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org. ANC 1C Adams Morgan The commission will...
By: Amanda Menas Ruth Wattenberg defeated Dora Currea for the Ward 3 Board of Education race by collecting 70 percent of the vote, meaning she will continue to work for residents for a second term on the board in addition...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
By: Elaine Bole There is an art exhibit hidden in the woods just a block from Palisades Park. Encountering this exhibit during a trek through the woods might give you the eerie feeling that you have accidentally stumbled upon something...
The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home will host its spring reception and fundraiser on May 25, featuring food, drinks, Latin jazz, dancing and a silent auction. The event, which also celebrates National Wine Day, will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in...
Lafayette Park, the largest recreation space within our association’s area, periodically needs a more thorough clean-up than the D.C. government provides. The Friends of Lafayette Park (FOLP) organization coordinates this activity and is seeking help from neighborhood volunteers. The session...
As warmer winters exacerbate the District’s rodent issues, Mayor Muriel Bowser is emphasizing the importance of proper trash management and highlighting city programs targeting rats and other vermin. The city’s vermin control strategy takes “a comprehensive and 21st century approach...

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