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Three years ago, the D.C. Department of Transportation conducted a routine inspection of a culvert carrying a small stream under 49th Street NW and into Battery Kemble Park. Finding damage and evidence of frequent clogs, the agency recommended replacing...
After the Petworth Community Market complained that soaring parking meter fees were placing its operations in jeopardy, the D.C. Council is reviewing a bill to cap the charges billed to farmers markets. The bill — introduced by Council members Brandon...
Ideas for a planned overhaul of Georgetown’s mile-long section of the C&O Canal include a wider, more accessible towpath as well as outdoor seating, additional educational materials and greater connectivity to nearby attractions, according to new concept designs released...
A river doesn’t exactly run through this Georgetown home, but it comes pretty close. The white brick row house at 3626 Prospect St. NW has been extensively renovated and reconfigured to focus attention on what is arguably one of the...
Woodrow Wilson High School is planning its first annual Out of The Darkness Campus Walk for March 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the high school stadium. The walk is in organization with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and the...
Georgetown may be popular with tourists, but Jamie Scott wants it to be obvious that the neighborhood is in Washington, not Anaheim. As director of planning and economic development for the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Scott is working to obtain...
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...
Jeff Adkins came home last Wednesday afternoon to find an unusual sight on the basement level of his MacArthur Boulevard building. When he opened the staircase door to head toward his studio apartment, he found more than three inches...
Donohoe Development last week presented plans to build 720 apartment units and ground-level retail at 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Tenleytown, drawing suggestions that developers build more and larger affordable units. Plans call for razing the existing 1980s-era commercial and...
Development plans for 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW are moving forward after the Zoning Commission deemed the proposal ready for a public hearing. George Washington University owns the 1960s office building there, and the school partnered with Boston Properties to redevelop...

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