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After operating exclusively in the New York City area for more than a decade, cafe Gregorys Coffee is coming to D.C. The coffeehouse is making plans to open at least three downtown locations — 19th Street NW near L Street,...
The University of the District of Columbia is continuing to pursue an effort to lease student housing in a building near its Van Ness campus, school officials told residents at a recent community meeting. Amid ongoing negotiations with Bernstein Management...
Plans to redevelop the long-vacant West Heating Plant inched forward last Wednesday, as the fourth iteration of designs for the proposed 110-foot luxury condo building won support from Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith). Opened in 1948 and shuttered half...
The United States was hit with two hurricanes this month: Texas’ Harvey and Florida’s Irma. With many hospitals sitting in the path of the storms, officials were forced to evacuate hundreds of patients. The quickest way to get a patient...
American University plans to construct a new three-story science building on its main campus to replace aging facilities and accommodate rising enrollment in the sciences — a proposal that has sparked contention among community leaders. The school filed with the...
When the D.C. Council reconvenes next week after its summer recess, members will be entering the Wilson Building with a crowded agenda. The council faces consideration of a new teacher’s contract; review of the recently approved paid family leave...
A new weekly farmers market opened this summer in Cleveland Park — adding further to the already expansive array of markets that bring vendors and locally based produce into Northwest. The new Cleveland Park market currently features 14 vendors, including Virginia-based...
Unencumbered by much in the way of regulations, early-20th-century developers buried scores of D.C. waterways beneath office blocks and apartment buildings. Although the adjacent land wasn’t developed, a stream in the vicinity of Broad Branch Road NW in Chevy...
D.C. students' standardized-testing performance continued its slow but steady improvement in the 2016-17 school year, based on results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams. The PARCC exams cover mathematics and English language arts, and rate...
Although U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently moved to Sheridan-Kalorama, he’s seldom seen wandering around his new neighborhood. But if he were to take a walk, he might notice a chronic problem that’s particularly prevalent in this Ward...

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