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After a city review of high-crash locations, transportation planners have identified two intersections in northern Dupont Circle to receive various changes. The D.C. Department of Transportation has offered proposals for Connecticut Avenue’s intersections with R and 20th streets NW —...
The DC Preservation League thinks the house at 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW is a landmark of modernist architecture and belongs on the National Register of Historic Places. Alma Gates doesn’t buy it. “This house is not influential or...
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...
Jack Moore said a 2009 heart attack was the wake-up call for how he was eating. “For 20 years I had been eating oatmeal and skim milk for breakfast,” Moore said. “After my heart attack, I switched to bacon and...
By: Davis Kennedy There’s a strong chance District residents will witness a shift in D.C. political representation following November’s general election. Non-voting delegate from D.C. Long-time Congressional Democrat Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton will run against Independent John Cheeks, Libertarian Bruce Majors, and...
By: Meghan Sorensen On Monday, December 3, former President George H.W. Bush laid in the Capitol’s rotunda for a public viewing session. He passed away in his Houston home on November 30 at age 94, eight months after his wife...
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...
There’s an ambient sense in D.C. that summer in the city isn’t as sleepy as it once was. As with most such inklings, though, the story is a bit more complicated. The D.C. Council takes recess each year from July until...
While a five-story condo project next to the “Exorcist Steps” in Georgetown trudged through the design review process last week, neighbors described a potential horror scenario that construction could bring: a landslide for homes directly uphill. Half a dozen residents...
Four storm drains along 17th Street in Dupont Circle will be painted in rainbow colors to honor the neighborhood’s LGBTQ identity, after a previous proposal to paint area crosswalks fell through. The painted storm drains will be located on 17th...

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