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By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line When Pierre Charles L’Enfant drew diagonal boulevards cutting throughout his grid plan for DC in 1791, he created hundreds of tiny triangular parks in the leftover spaces near intersections. Ever since, many of these have...
Long-delayed efforts to install energy-saving LED bulbs on the city’s 75,000 streetlights pushed forward last month when officials announced they had begun evaluating 11 contractors who applied for the modernization job. But as the D.C. Department of Transportation advances its...
One of the most significant line items in Mayor Muriel Bowser’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal is an annual $100 million allocation for the Housing Production Trust Fund, which goes toward creating and preserving affordable housing units. But some...
For years, a band of Sheridan-Kalorama activists has lobbied to transform an unbuilt “paper road” into a park for residents to enjoy — a project that backers hope to see come to fruition soon. After the never-constructed stretch of Belmont...
By: Matthew Goldman The ATU Local 689, a union that represents WMATA employees, held a “Truth, Unity and Justice" rally outside of the Metro Center Metro Station on Thursday. Several union leaders and residents called for General Manager Paul Wiedefeld's termination.  What...
The Adams Morgan nightlife scene is among the city’s most vibrant — but it comes with some drawbacks for nearby residents, as the neighborhood’s commercial streets fill up with pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles all jockeying for space. Such conflicts take...
The National Park Service is in the early stages of planning a long-term rehabilitation and development project at the Rock Creek Nature Center and Horse Center complex. The project also includes the center’s planetarium, along with picnic areas and a...
By ROBERT BETTEMANN The St. John’s College High School girls basketball team secured the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) tournament with a convincing 55-49 victory over Bishop McNamara on Feb. 19. Bishop McNamara will enter...
Maret School is asking the city to take away a years-old provision that requires the school to conduct an annual traffic report. In a recent filing with the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the school reports that traffic levels in recent...
ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org. ANC 1C Adams Morgan ...

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