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Leaders of the Friends of Stead Park group were thrilled to learn last month that Mayor Muriel Bowser allocated $11 million for renovation of the Dupont Circle park’s dilapidated recreation center. But they were less excited when they heard...
The District is moving forward with plans to reserve up to 181 parking spaces for police officers on streets surrounding the 2nd District headquarters, to accommodate patrol cars and personal vehicles displaced by the construction of a parking garage...
Construction formally began last week on Ward 4’s new short-term family housing facility — the first of six new homeless shelters planned across the city to replace the dilapidated D.C. General. Despite steady rainfall on Thursday morning, crowds gathered at...
Amid debate about the health effects of crumb rubber — a synthetic surface used at playgrounds and fields across the U.S. — the District has backed off plans to install the material at Janney Elementary School this month. The D.C....
Amid plans to redevelop the Fannie Mae headquarters into a mixed-use complex, the project team received positive reception for its proposal to secure a landmark designation for the 1958 building at 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Richard Lake, co-founder of...
When the D.C. Council reconvenes next week after its summer recess, members will be entering the Wilson Building with a crowded agenda. The council faces consideration of a new teacher’s contract; review of the recently approved paid family leave...
Domino’s is planning to open a Glover Park location, amid a chorus of opposition from residents and small-business owners concerned that a fast-food restaurant would attract rubbish, rodents and late-night noise to the area. The pizza chain intends to lease...
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...
Northern Dupont Circle may be getting a business improvement district, an organization that would add a new levy on commercial property owners to help boost activity in the neighborhood. Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans introduced a bill...

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