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Amid complaints about gas meter installations across the city, including in designated historic districts, Washington Gas is pushing back against calls for additional oversight of such projects. The D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel, which represents ratepayers in matters related...
On a sunny day last October, “Gilmore Girls” devotees lined up for more than a block outside Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar to grab free coffee at a pop-up Luke’s Diner installation, set up by Netflix to recreate...
Planned “micro unit” apartments in Shaw’s Blagden Alley will have parking after all, after the D.C. Court of Appeals reversed an approval of designs that included no spaces for cars. Developer Saul Urban, previously known as SB-Urban, won approval in...
By Anshu Siripurapu, Current Correspondent “Forty percent of the food we produce in this country goes to waste,” Ward 3 Council member Mary M. Cheh said at a recent public hearing, where members of the D.C. Council heard testimony in...
The District’s Comprehensive Plan is a document that many residents would likely find dauntingly inaccessible, irrelevant to daily life, or both. But this 20-year vision in fact sets up major principles to direct the city’s growth and development. The plan...
Arcadia Publishing’s neighborhood series — which encompasses more than 7,500 books — imposes strict guidelines on its authors, who dig through archives and records to uncover a comprehensive history of their residential surroundings. Each book must be exactly 128...
One of the most significant line items in Mayor Muriel Bowser’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal is an annual $100 million allocation for the Housing Production Trust Fund, which goes toward creating and preserving affordable housing units. But some...
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s $13.8 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 — the largest in the city’s history — drew its fair share of strong reactions on both ends of the spectrum when she unveiled it last Tuesday. But...
After Whole Foods Market abruptly closed its Glover Park store for renovations last month, the biggest question has been the reopening date. But much to the disappointment of attendees at last Thursday’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3B (Glover Park,...
The city’s planned Ward 3 emergency family shelter won unanimous D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment approval last Wednesday, with members rejecting opponents’ concerns about the proposed height and other impacts. The District intends to construct a six-story, 50-unit facility next...

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