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Last week, after spending two days examining trees in Georgetown for signs of gas leak-related decline, natural gas industry veteran Bob Ackley recorded 40 to 60 leaks in Georgetown and “many dying trees.” Ackley has claimed a connection between gas...
After six years and a number of hurdles, affordable housing nonprofit Jubilee in July kicked off a $42 million renovation of the Maycroft apartment building in Columbia Heights, with 64 units and ground-floor commercial space slated to open in...
Plans to redevelop Georgetown’s vacant West Heating Plant into a luxury condo building may face further delays, with the DC Preservation League launching a second bid to grant landmark status to the 1940s industrial facility. The Historic Preservation Review Board...
The Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School is seeking zoning approval to consolidate its three locations to the Kingsbury School campus in 16th Street Heights, with the shift intended to begin as early as fall 2018. The charter, known...
The Palisades might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of locations to shoot a movie, but for Shoshana Rosenbaum, it provided a supportive environment to film her narrative short, “Hide and Seek.” Rosenbaum’s nine-minute movie,...
The District of Columbia State Athletic Association recently announced its All-State basketball teams. The teams were selected by voting among the coaches. GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Azzi Fudd, St. John's. FIRST TEAM: Nalani Lyde, Sidwell Friends; Tatyana Seymour, Bell; Ellie...
Whittle School & Studios will not stick to the status quo of modern education. Instead, the school will reimagine it. Education entrepreneur Chris Whittle, the chairman and CEO of the school, wants students to become global citizens through education....
By: Davis Kennedy Troy A. LeMaile-Stovall, the chief operating officer at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), told the local advisory neighborhood commission that the university hopes to purchase the building at 4250 Connecticut Ave. UDC has a...
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...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...

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