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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...
The Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) had plenty on its agenda at its first meeting of 2018 on Jan. 10. However, before turning to it, the ANC laid to rest a controversy that had caused hard feelings and stormy...
Tenleytown resident Judy Chesser has been a vocal opponent of the proposed Sunrise retirement home on Alton Place since the plans were announced in September. However, she understands why Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, the owner and occupier of the property...
After six years and a number of hurdles, affordable housing nonprofit Jubilee in July kicked off a $42 million renovation of the Maycroft apartment building in Columbia Heights, with 64 units and ground-floor commercial space slated to open in...
Major changes are coming to the region’s electrical grid over the next decade — and residents in Adams Morgan, Logan Circle and Columbia Heights will be among those on the front lines as construction projects come to their areas. Pepco...
While the city is pushing ahead with plans to restore Hearst Park and build an outdoor pool where tennis courts are now located, community leaders continue to urge the city to take a closer look at the plans. The project’s...
Students at Marie Reed and Garrison elementaries had a reason to look forward to returning to school last month, when both schools reopened after undergoing multimillion-dollar modernization projects. Project price tags totaled nearly $100 million altogether: Marie Reed’s at 2201...
A water pressure increase at the Fort Reno Pumping Station began to take effect Monday in a two-week project that will impact about 5,000 Northwest properties — and also risks increasing lead concentration at some residences. Properties within the 4th...
Troubled by southern Georgetown’s congested streets, Lisa Palmer ran for her local advisory neighborhood commission last year to help address traffic issues. Last Wednesday, ANC 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) voted 6-2 to support a D.C. Department of Transportation plan that Palmer...

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