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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...
A contractor for DC Water plans to seek an after-hours permit for a portion of its water main replacement project on a frequently congested stretch of 18th Street downtown, averting community concerns that the work would further snarl rush-hour...
Nearly two months into the job, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson has begun preparations for the school system’s new five-year strategic plan, including hosting community meetings to solicit parent and teacher feedback. At a Ward 4 meeting last Thursday,...
Few observers in Northwest are opposed to expanding resources and services for older residents in wards 2 and 3, the city’s only two wards without a brick-and-mortar senior wellness center. But even as consensus forms around the best approaches...
The next phase of a project to revitalize the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Georgetown has reached a key milestone with the selection of a nationally known design firm. Georgetown Heritage officials announced Thursday that James Corner Field Operations...
A long-gestating plan to build new non-motorized boathouses along the Potomac riverfront in Georgetown was finalized Monday by the National Park Service, though detailed design and implementation remain a long way off. The Park Service has essentially formalized an iteration...
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is set to close on March 4 for a three-year, $208 million modernization that will substantially alter the interior and exterior of the historic building — plans that have earned mixed reviews...
The National Park Service is in the early stages of planning a long-term rehabilitation and development project at the Rock Creek Nature Center and Horse Center complex. The project also includes the center’s planetarium, along with picnic areas and a...
City agencies have approved renewal permits for three large digital advertising signs at the Verizon Center, but neighborhood leaders and residents remain opposed to the extension without further review of local impacts. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2C (Downtown, Penn Quarter) voted unanimously last Wednesday to once again...
A pair of recent real estate transactions in Sheridan-Kalorama have attracted national headlines: the Obamas renting a house at 2446 Belmont Road NW, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner purchasing 2449 Tracy Place NW right around the corner. But...

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