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In an unconventional effort to give D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton a long-sought vote in the House of Representatives, Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh introduced a bill Tuesday for the council to grant her that right. Most of...
If Betty Ann Kane wants to replace the windows of her Capitol Hill home, the permit would need review by the D.C. Historic Preservation Office to ensure there’s no damage to the fabric of the designated historic district where...
By Alexa Perlmutter Two sizable street trees in front of a Connecticut Avenue apartment building in Chevy Chase have recently been found to be in distress, despite prior promises from a developer to maintain them. Cafritz Enterprises opened the 10-story luxury...
Plans to remove more than 40 parking spaces from southern Georgetown this fall to make way for new protected bike lanes remain a divisive issue among residents and neighborhood leaders. The D.C. Department of Transportation proposal is part of a...
Development plans for 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW are moving forward after the Zoning Commission deemed the proposal ready for a public hearing. George Washington University owns the 1960s office building there, and the school partnered with Boston Properties to redevelop...
The Adams Morgan nightlife scene is among the city’s most vibrant — but it comes with some drawbacks for nearby residents, as the neighborhood’s commercial streets fill up with pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles all jockeying for space. Such conflicts take...
Georgetown resident Skye Bork made history July 1 when she became the first-ever D.C. winner of the national Distinguished Young Women of America scholarship program. The recent National Cathedral School graduate took home $36,500 total to attend Columbia University...
Protesters outside the Wilson Building have drawn citywide attention in the past month to controversial new regulations that have many operators of early childhood centers worried. But the road ahead for tackling those regulations remains uncertain — especially since...
Construction formally began last week on Ward 4’s new short-term family housing facility — the first of six new homeless shelters planned across the city to replace the dilapidated D.C. General. Despite steady rainfall on Thursday morning, crowds gathered at...
Devoted customers of Zenebech groaned last October when the longtime Ethiopian restaurant in Shaw closed to make way for a new apartment building from Monument Realty. But the popular eatery’s owners knew they wouldn’t disappoint for long. “The plan was...

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