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By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line When Pierre Charles L’Enfant drew diagonal boulevards cutting throughout his grid plan for DC in 1791, he created hundreds of tiny triangular parks in the leftover spaces near intersections. Ever since, many of these have...
D.C. residents are protesting the Smithsonian Institution’s plans to funnel pedestrian access to the National Zoo through four defined entrances and eventually install security checkpoints. The plan was submitted in June to the National Capital Planning Commission, which is to...
By KATE OCZYPOK The DC Line The American City Diner has closed its doors after operating for three decades on Connecticut Avenue NW. Steve Salis, the owner of Kramerbooks & Afterwords and Ted’s Bulletin, is taking over the diner space, but has...
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital recently celebrated the opening of a center which can attack cancer tumors without materially affecting nearby vital organs, the District’s first and only Proton Therapy Center. Dr. Anatoly Dritschilo, who heads the hospital’s radiation medicine department,...
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...
By JASON WILLIAMS Current Correspondent When the Cleveland Park Library reopens its doors Saturday after two years and a $20 million rebuild, the sparkling-new facility will prominently display 10 glass panels that pay tribute to a neighborhood icon’s definitive work. These...

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