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In the official announcement of Wawa’s plans to open numerous stores in the metro area, the Pennsylvania-based convenience store’s Brian Schaller offered this enthusiastic statement: “We couldn’t be more excited to begin our expansion throughout Washington, D.C.” By and large,...
Arcadia Publishing’s neighborhood series — which encompasses more than 7,500 books — imposes strict guidelines on its authors, who dig through archives and records to uncover a comprehensive history of their residential surroundings. Each book must be exactly 128...
The most heated item on election ballots this year is Initiative 77, a yes-or-no vote on changing the current tipped wage setup for tipped workers in restaurants, bars and other establishments. Advocates are testing voters’ appetite for left-wing causes, and...
The D.C. government is preparing to replace the playground surfaces in Lafayette and Kalorama playgrounds following months of complaints that the wood chip play areas don’t meet Americans With Disabilities Act standards for wheelchair accessibility. In Chevy Chase, the D.C....
The long-vacant Stevens School will return to public education use for the 2018-19 school year as an early childhood center and an expansion of the nearby School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens, officials announced last week. Mayor Muriel...
George Washington University’s plan to build an 11-story office building at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW is moving forward amid broad — though not universal — support from community members and District agencies. The project went before the Zoning Commission for...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase) released a report Jan. 22 on the proposed Chevy Chase Community Center slated to replace the existing building sometime after 2020. The report offered specific recommendations for the new center, drawn from a survey...
Maret School is asking the city to take away a years-old provision that requires the school to conduct an annual traffic report. In a recent filing with the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the school reports that traffic levels in recent...
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...
Emerson Preparatory School, a longtime fixture in Dupont Circle, is set to welcome students to its new home on the fourth floor of the Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th St. NW. Beginning tomorrow, the first day of the new...

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