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By: Matthew Goldman The ATU Local 689, a union that represents WMATA employees, held a “Truth, Unity and Justice" rally outside of the Metro Center Metro Station on Thursday. Several union leaders and residents called for General Manager Paul Wiedefeld's termination.  What...
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....
The Palisades Recreation Center has reopened after a $9.5 million renovation. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on the rejuvenated facility at 5200 Sherier Place NW after taking part in the annual Palisades Fourth of July Parade. “This time last...
by DAVIS KENNEDY St. Thomas Episcopal Parish and developer CAS Riegler have reached a settlement with civic organizations over a partially completed construction project that includes a 51-unit residential building and a new church, ending a financially damaging stalemate. The lot...
The three-year project to rehabilitate Beach Drive entered its final phase July 9, as the National Park Service reopened the section between Broad Branch Road and Joyce Road, while closing to traffic the section between Joyce Road and the...
By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line Mayor Muriel Bowser joined city officials and corporate executives June 18 to celebrate the start of long-awaited renovations to the Thaddeus Stevens School in the West End and the construction of an office building on...
By SAMUEL BRESLOW The DC Line When Pierre Charles L’Enfant drew diagonal boulevards cutting throughout his grid plan for DC in 1791, he created hundreds of tiny triangular parks in the leftover spaces near intersections. Ever since, many of these have...
D.C. residents are protesting the Smithsonian Institution’s plans to funnel pedestrian access to the National Zoo through four defined entrances and eventually install security checkpoints. The plan was submitted in June to the National Capital Planning Commission, which is to...
By KATE OCZYPOK The DC Line The American City Diner has closed its doors after operating for three decades on Connecticut Avenue NW. Steve Salis, the owner of Kramerbooks & Afterwords and Ted’s Bulletin, is taking over the diner space, but has...
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,...

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