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Public transportation options between Washington City and Alexandria abound in 2018, but they all depend on land routes and the burning of fossil fuels. This week, in honor of Presidents’ Day, we look back two centuries to a time before...
A planned Georgetown commercial building that won zoning and design approval two years ago continues to remain in limbo as no tenants have yet signed a lease for the project. Currently the site of a surface parking lot, the property...
Now that the Ivymount special-needs education program has been dropped from the long-planned rehabilitation of the Stevens School, a key question remains for the West End community: What will take its place? With the Ivymount program shelved due to the...
Many District streets are in poor condition and communication with residents has been spotty of late, D.C. Department of Transportation director Leif Dormsjo acknowledged in a recent D.C. Council hearing. However, the director said his agency has plans to...
The lively, sometimes raucous, discussion in Tenleytown about the proposed redevelopment of a church’s property as a Sunrise senior living facility continued last Thursday at a community meeting. Jonathan McHugh, who sits on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E (Tenleytown, Friendship Heights),...
Some residents and business owners are lobbying the D.C. Council to impose tighter regulations on amplified street performances, citing disturbances to work and home life. Kelvin Stevens, a longtime homeowner at the Residences at Gallery Place, 777 7th St. NW,...
The owners of Duke’s Grocery and Duke’s Counter – polished British pubs located in Dupont Circle and Woodley Park – intend to open a third restaurant late next year in Foggy Bottom. The new location at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,...
By: Amanda Menas Dora Currea, an immigrant from South America and former international development professional, is running against incumbent Ruth Wattenberg for the Board of Education seat in Ward 3. While the two candidates agree on most issues when advocating...
By: Kate Michael Did you know that this month marks 175 years since Charles Dickens wrote “A Christmas Carol?” To commemorate the anniversary, Ford’s Theatre is putting on its annual production with extra holiday cheer this year, and your presence...
After 27 years on the D.C. Council, and closing in on his 65th birthday, Jack Evans figures he can speak his mind. That’s what he has been doing recently at community meetings in Ward 2, which he has represented...

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