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By ROBERT BETTEMANN The St. John’s College High School girls basketball team secured the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) tournament with a convincing 55-49 victory over Bishop McNamara on Feb. 19. Bishop McNamara will enter...
In the ultra-buzzy neighborhood of Adams Morgan, down the street from “The Line” - the new hipper-than-thou hotel where the Obamas recently dined - stands the Adams Morgan Lofts at 2328 Champlain St. NW. Developed by PN Hoffman (one...
When the only Jewish day school in D.C. first announced plans in 2015 to expand its elementary campus and construct a new middle school, parents, students and faculty rejoiced. This month, the mood remained buoyant as the Jewish Primary Day...
Last year the Archbishop Carroll boys basketball team went winless, as the Lions finished 0-22 and faced a new low for the program. Enter Aminu Mohammed. Mohammed, a 6-foot-5, 175-pound do-everything point-forward, came into the varsity program this past season and...
These are the days when outdoor living comes into its own. That is assuming, of course, that the weather cooperates. The stone farmhouse at 4608 Davenport St. NW offers extensive living and entertaining space inside and out, graced with spacious rooms...
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...
By ROBERT BETTMANN The Wilson boys basketball team ran through McKinley Tech in the DC Independent Athletic Association (DCIAA) tournament semifinal game on Feb. 17, winning 70-57. The Tigers never trailed and are favorites heading into Wednesday evening’s championship game with...
In the official announcement of Wawa’s plans to open numerous stores in the metro area, the Pennsylvania-based convenience store’s Brian Schaller offered this enthusiastic statement: “We couldn’t be more excited to begin our expansion throughout Washington, D.C.” By and large,...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
The D.C. government is preparing to replace the playground surfaces in Lafayette and Kalorama playgrounds following months of complaints that the wood chip play areas don’t meet Americans With Disabilities Act standards for wheelchair accessibility. In Chevy Chase, the D.C....

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