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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...
Metro’s bus and rail riders will soon see a set of service changes and fare hikes as part of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recently approved fiscal year 2018 budget. The changes will go into effect between June...
Five key “gateways” to Georgetown could see upgraded surroundings next year as part of the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s ongoing effort to redesign areas that currently create underwhelming first impressions of the historic neighborhood. The business group has hired design...
Amid complaints about gas meter installations across the city, including in designated historic districts, Washington Gas is pushing back against calls for additional oversight of such projects. The D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel, which represents ratepayers in matters related...
On a sunny day last October, “Gilmore Girls” devotees lined up for more than a block outside Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar to grab free coffee at a pop-up Luke’s Diner installation, set up by Netflix to recreate...
Planned “micro unit” apartments in Shaw’s Blagden Alley will have parking after all, after the D.C. Court of Appeals reversed an approval of designs that included no spaces for cars. Developer Saul Urban, previously known as SB-Urban, won approval in...
By Anshu Siripurapu, Current Correspondent “Forty percent of the food we produce in this country goes to waste,” Ward 3 Council member Mary M. Cheh said at a recent public hearing, where members of the D.C. Council heard testimony in...
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...

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