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Plans to construct sidewalks on Chestnut Street NW — once the subject of significant debate in the Hawthorne section of Chevy Chase — won unanimous support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last week. Members of ANC 3/4G said the...
As Georgetown grapples with ongoing parking pressures, the area’s residential and business communities are squaring off over the idea of reserving more spaces for locals. Several members of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) want to ask the city for...
The Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School is seeking zoning approval to consolidate its three locations to the Kingsbury School campus in 16th Street Heights, with the shift intended to begin as early as fall 2018. The charter, known...
The Fannie Mae headquarters was unanimously named a landmark and concept designs for a planned redevelopment were largely supported at the Historic Preservation Review Board’s Nov. 16 meeting. The landmark designation only applies to original buildings close to the street...
After years of planning and construction, the new West End Library branch will celebrate its grand opening at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 9 — showing off a modern space with ample room to enjoy upgraded technology, light-filled meeting areas and...
Georgetown is set to showcase nine illuminated art installations in the neighborhood this holiday season starting Dec. 8. The annual monthlong light festival, called Georgetown GLOW, is organized by the neighborhood’s business improvement district. “Public art is just something that’s...
Northern Dupont Circle may be getting a business improvement district, an organization that would add a new levy on commercial property owners to help boost activity in the neighborhood. Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans introduced a bill...
Georgetown Day School’s plans to expand its Tenleytown campus won a key endorsement last week, as the local advisory neighborhood commission signed off on a compromise regarding the school’s anticipated traffic volume. The decision by ANC 3E (Friendship Heights, Tenleytown)...
The District shouldn’t evaluate planned development at 1800 Columbia Road NW until litigation surrounding the project is resolved, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1C (Adams Morgan) is arguing. Developer PN Hoffman is seeking to build a seven-story condo building on the site,...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...

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