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Two years after completing a “green infrastructure” project around 33rd and Quesada streets NW, the D.C. Department of Transportation is returning to that area of Chevy Chase to further reduce stormwater runoff. Termed the Oregon Avenue Watershed Green Streets project,...
Last summer, Glover Park resident Young Kim set up a co-op program for 13 local children between 18 months and 4 years old, modeled after a similar D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation offering during the school year. The...
Controversial plans to redevelop Woodley Park’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and surrounding lawn have become more uncertain, as developer JBG is said to be amid negotiations with a prospective buyer for the site. An as-yet-unknown buyer is currently undergoing a...
While Glover Park celebrates news that a long-rumored Trader Joe’s will come to 2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, the neighborhood is dealing with the temporary loss of its Whole Foods Market, which abruptly shut down last week after apparent health...
A contractor for DC Water plans to seek an after-hours permit for a portion of its water main replacement project on a frequently congested stretch of 18th Street downtown, averting community concerns that the work would further snarl rush-hour...
Nearly two months into the job, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson has begun preparations for the school system’s new five-year strategic plan, including hosting community meetings to solicit parent and teacher feedback. At a Ward 4 meeting last Thursday,...
Few observers in Northwest are opposed to expanding resources and services for older residents in wards 2 and 3, the city’s only two wards without a brick-and-mortar senior wellness center. But even as consensus forms around the best approaches...
The next phase of a project to revitalize the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Georgetown has reached a key milestone with the selection of a nationally known design firm. Georgetown Heritage officials announced Thursday that James Corner Field Operations...
A long-gestating plan to build new non-motorized boathouses along the Potomac riverfront in Georgetown was finalized Monday by the National Park Service, though detailed design and implementation remain a long way off. The Park Service has essentially formalized an iteration...
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is set to close on March 4 for a three-year, $208 million modernization that will substantially alter the interior and exterior of the historic building — plans that have earned mixed reviews...

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