Top Stories

In-depth local news stories

Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
A group of residents living near the intersection of Loughboro Road and Dalecarlia Parkway NW have complained for nearly three years about an onslaught of drivers using their quiet residential streets to avoid a stoplight at that corner. Now,...
Developers and city officials last month marked the groundbreaking of The Parks at Walter Reed, the massive mixed-use project slated to take over the former Army medical campus. The April 24 ceremony featured Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 D.C. Council...
Developers of the West Heating Plant site are pursuing review of their proposed luxury condo building by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, despite opposition from the Old Georgetown Board. The long-planned project at 29th and K streets NW calls...
A new farmers market is poised to appear next month on Connecticut Avenue NW in Cleveland Park for a half-year trial on Saturday mornings, as a broader debate stirs about a possible oversaturation of farmers markets in not only...
Though community leaders are supporting the general idea of an outdoor pool at Hearst Park, they’re asking the city to conduct more evaluations to address neighborhood concerns about the plans. On April 18, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3F (Forest Hills, North...
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...
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...
Bread Furst owner Mark Furstenberg was the only D.C. chef to earn a competitive 2017 James Beard Foundation Award, a nationwide honor for outstanding food service, at a dinner ceremony Monday night in Chicago. He beat out bakers from New...
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...

Top Stories