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After months of debate, The Lab School has decided to replace its campus pool with a theater, as part of an institutional goal to provide an improved arts education for its students. A larger performing arts theater will replace the...
The McLean Gardens condo complex celebrated its 75th anniversary on Sunday with a festival and series of talks on the history of the area. The Sept. 24 event included speeches by Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, Ward...
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...
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to drill 12 to 15 holes in the basement of 4835 Glenbrook Road NW, after environmental remediation workers suffered apparent chemical exposure along the Spring Valley home’s property line. The property — the currently...
A new weekly farmers market opened this summer in Cleveland Park — adding further to the already expansive array of markets that bring vendors and locally based produce into Northwest. The new Cleveland Park market currently features 14 vendors, including Virginia-based...
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...
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...
A major Ward 4 building project that was originally scheduled to begin construction in the second quarter of 2017 has been temporarily waylaid by two D.C. Court of Appeals cases amid neighborhood objections to traffic plans for the site. Douglas...
The Forest Hills neighborhood is unique, even by Washington standards. Bordered on one side by the wild beauty of Rock Creek Park and on the other by Connecticut Avenue’s more civilized pleasures, it is also home to a stunning array...
By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line Mayor Muriel Bowser joined city officials and corporate executives June 18 to celebrate the start of long-awaited renovations to the Thaddeus Stevens School in the West End and the construction of an office building on...

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