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by Robert Bettmann At the recently renovated Theodore Roosevelt High School, the Roughriders boys basketball team dismantled the Cardozo High School Clerks, 95-41 on Jan. 5. The game was not as close as the final score indicates, with four minutes remaining...
Matt Fleischer addresses the crowd at the Rock Creek Gala in 2017 Dear Friends of Rock Creek, It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye as I resign from my position as the executive director of Rock Creek Conservancy....
The Balducci’s chain of premium grocery stores will open its only D.C. location at the Ladybird, a mixed-use development proposed for the Spring Valley Superfresh site, the project team announced last week. The news attracted fresh criticism about the...
After seeing the devastation of Hurricane Maria, local sixth-grader Javier Llano-Cruz wanted to help. And with the assistance of his family, his Oyster-Adams Bilingual School classmates, private donations and even the toy industry, Llano-Cruz got to help make Christmas...
The Rosewood Hotel at 1050 31st St. NW, overlooking the C&O Canal, is expanding around the corner and down the street. The Georgetown hotel will soon operate six historic row houses in the same block of 31st Street and...
As the Dupont Circle community debated an alcohol license application from its Safeway supermarket earlier this year, the local advisory neighborhood commission also faced an internal controversy that spilled into public view: deteriorating relations with one of its own...
The DC Preservation League thinks the house at 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW is a landmark of modernist architecture and belongs on the National Register of Historic Places. Alma Gates doesn’t buy it. “This house is not influential or...
As the District prepares to renovate and expand the Stead Recreation Center starting next fall, officials recently released the latest designs for the project, focusing on new programs the Dupont Circle site could accommodate. Located at 1625 P St....
The old Franklin School on 13th Street NW is a bit closer to fulfilling a new educational mission as an experiential museum of linguistics, having won positive comments from the National Capital Planning Commission. While the federal design-review panel...
Plans to construct sidewalks on Chestnut Street NW — once the subject of significant debate in the Hawthorne section of Chevy Chase — won unanimous support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last week. Members of ANC 3/4G said the...

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