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...
The formal gardens of Dumbarton Oaks — acquired by Harvard University in 1940 — are currently undergoing stormwater remediation efforts and will be closed until March 15, 2018. The museum and main house on the site will remain open throughout...
Amid the city’s plans to replace its more than 71,000 streetlights with energy-saving LED bulbs, widespread disagreement remains between involved agencies and some neighborhoods about the most prudent approach. The D.C. Office of Public-Private Partnerships, established by Mayor Muriel Bowser...
Following last month’s fatal shooting under the Whitehurst Freeway, officials are taking steps to improve public safety in the Water Street NW corridor, which include improving lighting and installing security cameras. While proposed changes often divide Georgetown residents, worries...
Three years ago, the D.C. Department of Transportation conducted a routine inspection of a culvert carrying a small stream under 49th Street NW and into Battery Kemble Park. Finding damage and evidence of frequent clogs, the agency recommended replacing...
Thursday, Sept. 14 The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities will hold the 30th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. In addition to awards given to individual artists, organizations,...
A Zoning Commission review of the contentious Ladybird project has been delayed again, with commissioners recently granting a third postponement request from Valor Development. Valor hopes to construct more than 200 housing units and extensive commercial space on the old...
Thursday, Oct. 5 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 concept review of a roof addition at the Metropolitan Club, 1700...
Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh were among the dignitaries to participate in Saturday’s ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the “Celebrating Tenleytown’s History: Past and Present” mural created by artist Jarrett Ferrier and photographer...
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...

Top Stories