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Many District streets are in poor condition and communication with residents has been spotty of late, D.C. Department of Transportation director Leif Dormsjo acknowledged in a recent D.C. Council hearing. However, the director said his agency has plans to...
Tentative plans to remove more than 40 metered parking spaces below the Whitehurst Freeway to accommodate a dedicated bike lane and other traffic enhancements drew mixed reviews from the Georgetown community Monday night. However, all agreed that the current...
On a sunny day last October, “Gilmore Girls” devotees lined up for more than a block outside Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar to grab free coffee at a pop-up Luke’s Diner installation, set up by Netflix to recreate...
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s $13.8 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 — the largest in the city’s history — drew its fair share of strong reactions on both ends of the spectrum when she unveiled it last Tuesday. But...
While the Palisades is a community known for its trees, residents living along a stretch of Potomac Avenue NW are voicing rare opposition to a city tree-planting proposal for their three blocks. Neighbors fear that street trees would obstruct their...
Mayor Muriel Bowser is likely to spend much of the next two months wrangling with the D.C. Council over her proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. But other pursuits will occupy her time as well — including a long-sought agreement...
  The Lab School of Washington’s recent proposal to replace its campus pool with a theater has drawn criticism from community members. As part of the school’s mission to incorporate hands-on and creative education for students with learning differences, Lab School’s...
Long-gestating plans to redevelop the dormant West Heating Plant industrial site in Georgetown for residential use hit another snag last Thursday, when the Old Georgetown Board advised the project team to revise its design proposal with a closer eye...
Zoning consideration of the proposed Ward 3 short-term family housing project has been deferred to April 5, following community requests for additional time to prepare their written arguments in the case. Over the objections of the District government, which has...
When Randy Downs was elected to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B (Dupont Circle) in November, he realized he suddenly had more power to act on a change he’d long envisioned for his neighborhood. Downs has watched with envy in recent years...

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