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The District’s Comprehensive Plan is a document that many residents would likely find dauntingly inaccessible, irrelevant to daily life, or both. But this 20-year vision in fact sets up major principles to direct the city’s growth and development. The plan...
Following last month’s fatal shooting under the Whitehurst Freeway, officials are taking steps to improve public safety in the Water Street NW corridor, which include improving lighting and installing security cameras. While proposed changes often divide Georgetown residents, worries...
A nearly forgotten proposal to block motor vehicles from a stretch of Rock Creek Parkway near the Kennedy Center is under fresh consideration, with community leaders in Foggy Bottom and Georgetown requesting a study of the idea. First conceived...
A new weekly farmers market opened this summer in Cleveland Park — adding further to the already expansive array of markets that bring vendors and locally based produce into Northwest. The new Cleveland Park market currently features 14 vendors, including Virginia-based...
The Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) had plenty on its agenda at its first meeting of 2018 on Jan. 10. However, before turning to it, the ANC laid to rest a controversy that had caused hard feelings and stormy...
Plans for the Apple Store takeover of the Carnegie Library have sailed through numerous regulatory reviews in recent weeks with hardly any objection, culminating last Thursday in approval from city preservation officials. Apple plans to begin a year of construction...
Garrison Elementary School will hold its 4th annual community auction online from April 30 to May 4. The school is asking for donations (an item or gift certificate) that will be auctioned to raise money for great programs for...
Siri Fiske hopes the Mysa School in Georgetown lives up to its name. “Mysa is a Swedish word that essentially translates to cozy, the coziest of the cozy,” said Fiske, whose grandparents were Swedish. “The word conjures up being in...
Major changes are coming to the region’s electrical grid over the next decade — and residents in Adams Morgan, Logan Circle and Columbia Heights will be among those on the front lines as construction projects come to their areas. Pepco...
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...

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