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Though community leaders are supporting the general idea of an outdoor pool at Hearst Park, they’re asking the city to conduct more evaluations to address neighborhood concerns about the plans. On April 18, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3F (Forest Hills, North...
When the Dumbarton House was struggling with an aging and trouble-prone air conditioner, staff at the historic home and museum knew it was time for a mechanical upgrade. But in a building that was constructed in 1799 and holds collections...
Leaders of the Friends of Stead Park group were thrilled to learn last month that Mayor Muriel Bowser allocated $11 million for renovation of the Dupont Circle park’s dilapidated recreation center. But they were less excited when they heard...
Bread Furst owner Mark Furstenberg was the only D.C. chef to earn a competitive 2017 James Beard Foundation Award, a nationwide honor for outstanding food service, at a dinner ceremony Monday night in Chicago. He beat out bakers from New...
Maret School is asking the city to take away a years-old provision that requires the school to conduct an annual traffic report. In a recent filing with the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the school reports that traffic levels in recent...
The long-gestating Stevens School rehabilitation and development project in the West End remains in turmoil, as the special-needs education program Ivymount is now unsure whether the city will continue to fund its involvement. Three developers, led by Akridge, have been...
The Washington Canoe Club has stood at 3700 Water St. NW in Georgetown since 1905, with several additions expanding its footprint over the decades. In 1991, the National Park Service-owned site earned distinction as a historic landmark. But since 2010,...
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...
Pepco will begin a long-delayed project next month to modernize a 1940s-era substation on Wisconsin Avenue NW in order to address an increased demand for electricity around Friendship Heights. The $137.5 million project would gut the interior of the old...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D debated how to allocate its roughly $20,000 budget for nearly two hours at its April 5 meeting, exposing fault lines between newer commissioners who want to shift the body’s priorities and longtime members. ANC 3D includes...

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