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Plans to curtail the Chevy Chase Community Center’s hours, shifting its closing time from 10 to 9 p.m, attracted strong community opposition at Monday’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase). “I’ve seen no one come out and say:...
Lighting up the Key Bridge at night is fine with Tom Gallas, but he does not want the structure looking like New Orleans during Mardi Gras. “It is not a party bridge,” Gallas said at the Dec. 7 meeting of...
Johnson’s Florist and Garden Centers in Tenleytown is set to close despite protests from local residents who object to American University (AU) increasing the property’s rent and fees. The property at the corner of Van Ness and Wisconsin streets is...
The District shouldn’t evaluate planned development at 1800 Columbia Road NW until litigation surrounding the project is resolved, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1C (Adams Morgan) is arguing. Developer PN Hoffman is seeking to build a seven-story condo building on the site,...
By ELLIDA PARKER AND MAYA WILSON Wilson Beacon (Wilson High Newspaper) Principal Kimberly Martin remembers eagerly awaiting the first day of school in 2015. She was new to Wilson and was thrilled by the prospect of working in a diverse community...
Public art made from distinctive brass pillars will find its spot on Van Ness sidewalks later this year, an attempt to create a gathering point for pedestrians on Connecticut Avenue NW. Van Ness Main Street is leading the drive to...
Last week, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s State of the District address focused on themes of reducing inequality and ramping up public safety. On Tuesday morning, she presented a $13.8 billion budget proposal that includes major allocations targeting those same areas,...
By: Elaine Bole D.C.’s Second District Police Department continues to document a high number of thefts from vehicles, warned Lt Jerome M. Merrill in recent emails to neighborhood listservs. The Second District covers much of the Northwest quadrant of...
Georgetown has become the latest neighborhood to join the DC Main Streets program, with a planned focus on attracting and maintaining small businesses along the neighborhood’s Wisconsin Avenue corridor. The Georgetown Main Street group has received a one-year, $175,000 grant...
The Fannie Mae headquarters was unanimously named a landmark and concept designs for a planned redevelopment were largely supported at the Historic Preservation Review Board’s Nov. 16 meeting. The landmark designation only applies to original buildings close to the street...

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