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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...
The proposal for a new strip club called Effigy at 1720 I St. NW received a mild reception from the Dupont Circle community earlier this month. But in Foggy Bottom last week, residents and neighborhood leaders peppered operators with...
A bill currently before the D.C. Council would create an office and commission of nightlife, a centralized group that would oversee the District’s after-hours scene. As proposed by Ward 4 Council member Brandon Todd, the new Office of Nightlife that...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
The lively, sometimes raucous, discussion in Tenleytown about the proposed redevelopment of a church’s property as a Sunrise senior living facility continued last Thursday at a community meeting. Jonathan McHugh, who sits on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E (Tenleytown, Friendship Heights),...
A major Ward 4 building project that was originally scheduled to begin construction in the second quarter of 2017 has been temporarily waylaid by two D.C. Court of Appeals cases amid neighborhood objections to traffic plans for the site. Douglas...
As the District prepares to renovate and expand the Stead Recreation Center starting next fall, officials recently released the latest designs for the project, focusing on new programs the Dupont Circle site could accommodate. Located at 1625 P St....
Controversial plans to redevelop Woodley Park’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and surrounding lawn have become more uncertain, as developer JBG is said to be amid negotiations with a prospective buyer for the site. An as-yet-unknown buyer is currently undergoing a...
Nearly two months into the job, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson has begun preparations for the school system’s new five-year strategic plan, including hosting community meetings to solicit parent and teacher feedback. At a Ward 4 meeting last Thursday,...
In the weeks following unexpected cuts to the DC Streetcar’s expansion budget — which the D.C. Council adopted earlier this month — some Ward 2 community leaders have begun criticizing the last-minute change. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson stripped more than...

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