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Stead Park’s small carriage house is slated to be transformed into a three-level recreation center with a green roof, children’s play areas and a large multipurpose space, according to plans unveiled to the Dupont Circle community on Saturday. The D.C....
Following the loss of two large street trees in Chevy Chase, a city arborist is placing the blame on inadequate maintenance and political pressure to allow an ecologically risky driveway. The trees are located outside 5333 Connecticut Ave. NW, where...
Georgetown is set to showcase nine illuminated art installations in the neighborhood this holiday season starting Dec. 8. The annual monthlong light festival, called Georgetown GLOW, is organized by the neighborhood’s business improvement district. “Public art is just something that’s...
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 2018 budget has the official tagline of the “largest investment in public education in history.” But critics say the funding does not match the rate of inflation, and some of the city’s largest schools would see...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
For the first quarter century of his life, now-Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd attended the same church in North Brentwood, Md., nearly every Sunday. But in 2010, a friend recommended that he check out the services at...
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...
Officials of the District’s Fire and EMS Department (FEMS) have been fanning out across the city in recent weeks to speak to community groups about a change to the 911 emergency call line. At a Feb. 26 meeting of Advisory...
A proposed new third story and rear demolition at 1728 Wisconsin Ave. NW narrowly won approval from the Historic Preservation Review Board last week, after the Old Georgetown Board also backed the project. The small two-story building was constructed in...

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