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After neighbors rallied to protect lower Wisconsin Avenue’s DC Circulator bus service, the D.C. Department of Transportation has backed off plans to terminate its Georgetown-Union Station route at M Street NW. But while the Circulator will continue to travel as...
A proposed new third story and rear demolition at 1728 Wisconsin Ave. NW narrowly won approval from the Historic Preservation Review Board last week, after the Old Georgetown Board also backed the project. The small two-story building was constructed in...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...
The proposed merger of Washington Gas and Canadian energy company AltaGas has generated controversy over whether the move will be in the interests of District customers. The merger between WGL Holdings (the parent company of Washington Gas) and AltaGas is...
By MICHAEL DOAN Two regional choruses will stage the world premiere of an all-male version of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ popular cantata “Dona Nobis Pacem” at 5 p.m. on April 8 at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C. Both the...
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital recently celebrated the opening of a center which can attack cancer tumors without materially affecting nearby vital organs, the District’s first and only Proton Therapy Center. Dr. Anatoly Dritschilo, who heads the hospital’s radiation medicine department,...
By: Meghan Sorensen On Tuesday, anxiety and excitement filled the air due to midterm elections and D.C.'s general election. At local polling locations, there was a constant flow of voters who were passionate about participating in the democratic process. Lotte...
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...
Sanah Hutchins, 7, clutched her new plaque to her chest. Her father knelt down to her level and extended his hand, hoping to read the inscription on the front. But Hutchins held firm. “Mine!” she said. It’s easy to see why...
Amid the meticulous effort to preserve the historic Georgetown neighborhood, one of the nation’s oldest black cemeteries has been abandoned there for decades, disappearing amongst rubble and overgrown weeds. But Mount Zion Cemetery, located at 26th Street and Mill Road...

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