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By Tadi Abedje On the last game of the regular season, the Gonzaga Eagles fell to their rival, the St. John’s Cadets, on their home turf on Senior Day in a 34-17 blowout. It was the 94th meeting between...
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...
There’s an ambient sense in D.C. that summer in the city isn’t as sleepy as it once was. As with most such inklings, though, the story is a bit more complicated. The D.C. Council takes recess each year from July until...
The long-anticipated Klingle Valley Trail officially opened to hikers and bikers on Saturday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by Mayor Muriel Bowser. More than 100 community members and local officials were on hand for the festivities, including representatives from the...
The redeveloped Superfresh site in American University Park will no longer include a full-size supermarket, developers told the community last week, citing a dwindling interest from grocers. However, the Ladybird project at 48th and Yuma streets NW will still include...
The long-vacant Stevens School will return to public education use for the 2018-19 school year as an early childhood center and an expansion of the nearby School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens, officials announced last week. Mayor Muriel...
Glover Park is still without its Whole Foods Market, with the grocery store remaining locked in a heated legal battle with its landlords. The 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW store has been closed since March, after a D.C. Department of Health...
After a city review of high-crash locations, transportation planners have identified two intersections in northern Dupont Circle to receive various changes. The D.C. Department of Transportation has offered proposals for Connecticut Avenue’s intersections with R and 20th streets NW —...
The DC Preservation League thinks the house at 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW is a landmark of modernist architecture and belongs on the National Register of Historic Places. Alma Gates doesn’t buy it. “This house is not influential or...
Public transportation options between Washington City and Alexandria abound in 2018, but they all depend on land routes and the burning of fossil fuels. This week, in honor of Presidents’ Day, we look back two centuries to a time before...

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