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”...
Sheridan School will host a panel discussion next week to highlight the national Schools of Character program, which this spring selected the Van Ness private school as one of 83 honorees nationwide. The nonprofit Character.org bestows the awards to...
Georgetown Day School has revised its expansion plans, modifying the design of its planned lower/middle school and indefinitely suspending a proposed mixed-use development. The school had originally developed an ambitious proposal to transform the area around its 4200 Davenport St....
Jo-Jo and Chip Gaines (of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” fame) are not the only ones who know their way around the versatility of shiplap. The center hall Craftsman at 5163 Fulton St. NW - completely redesigned and custom built earlier this...
Thursday, Nov. 9 The Burleith Citizens Association will hold its annual meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. The agenda includes the proposed slate for the association’s board...
The D.C. Department of Transportation is evaluating possible traffic-calming measures in Friendship Heights in response to community concerns about vehicular and pedestrian safety in the area. As part of the initiative, the agency is conducting a neighborhood traffic safety study...
Last week, an annual dinner sponsored by the Citizens Advisory Council in the Metropolitan Police Department’s 2nd District celebrated the hard work and dedication of our local officers. Officer Christopher Denton of our police service area, PSA 201, was...
As the city prepares to begin construction of a new garage at the 2nd District Police Headquarters, officials have revised their temporary parking plan that will reserve up to 248 spaces around the community for displaced personnel starting Nov....
Thursday, Nov. 2 The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. Agenda items include revised concept approval for new construction of a retail and apartment...
by Katherine Rivard Washington is filled with two types of people: those committed to preserving history at the  incredible museums and universities, and the many politicians and policy wonks, excited to shape the nation’s future. This same mix of...

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