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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...
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...
Emel Bayrak — a Georgetown resident and White House correspondent for a Turkish broadcasting service — plans to open a new coffee shop and wine bar in her neighborhood where she might eventually host and film interviews with government...
Jackson Art Center has support from Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans in hopes of staying at its Georgetown building long past next year, when its lease with the city is set to expire. On March 2, Evans introduced...
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,...
Long-discussed plans to upgrade the run-down yet historic streetscape in Cleveland Park are now facing more delays after two recent rejections from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. The project to improve the Connecticut Avenue commercial corridor is now expected...
Neighbors of a proposed apartment development near Meridian Hill Park lost their bid to reduce the building’s height from nine to eight stories, as city preservation officials voted last Thursday to approve the taller of several design options. Plans call...
Tenleytown could get a new sit-down restaurant as part of an upcoming development at 4620 Wisconsin Ave. NW, but after considerable back-and-forth with developers, some community members remain unsatisfied with the proposed building height and community benefits package. Urban Investment...

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