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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....
After complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking toward more decisive action. Residents who live near the Burleith campus at 35th and R...
The Sunoco service station at 22nd and P streets NW in Dupont Circle has been closed since January, to the chagrin of the surrounding neighborhood and officials such as Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans. New York-based developer...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
A group of residents living near the intersection of Loughboro Road and Dalecarlia Parkway NW have complained for nearly three years about an onslaught of drivers using their quiet residential streets to avoid a stoplight at that corner. Now,...
Developers and city officials last month marked the groundbreaking of The Parks at Walter Reed, the massive mixed-use project slated to take over the former Army medical campus. The April 24 ceremony featured Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 D.C. Council...
Developers of the West Heating Plant site are pursuing review of their proposed luxury condo building by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, despite opposition from the Old Georgetown Board. The long-planned project at 29th and K streets NW calls...
A new farmers market is poised to appear next month on Connecticut Avenue NW in Cleveland Park for a half-year trial on Saturday mornings, as a broader debate stirs about a possible oversaturation of farmers markets in not only...
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...

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