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The city’s planned Ward 3 emergency family shelter won unanimous D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment approval last Wednesday, with members rejecting opponents’ concerns about the proposed height and other impacts. The District intends to construct a six-story, 50-unit facility next...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D debated how to allocate its roughly $20,000 budget for nearly two hours at its April 5 meeting, exposing fault lines between newer commissioners who want to shift the body’s priorities and longtime members. ANC 3D includes...
During a tense community discussion last week of the latest plans for a new science building on the Washington International School’s Cleveland Park campus, one resident tried to offer an olive branch. Although he’s concerned about the proposal, he...
The future of Georgetown’s mile-long section of the C&O Canal sparked a lively discussion last week, where interested residents offered a variety of ideas for revitalizing the historic National Park Service-owned waterway. Georgetown Heritage, a nonprofit group overseeing plans to...
Major changes are coming to the region’s electrical grid over the next decade — and residents in Adams Morgan, Logan Circle and Columbia Heights will be among those on the front lines as construction projects come to their areas. Pepco...
Dupont Circle residents critical of plans to sell alcohol at the neighborhood Safeway turned out in force for a Monday town hall, continuing a “Food, Not Booze” campaign that’s attracted media attention from around the area. In June, Advisory...
Highly anticipated efforts to rehabilitate a deteriorated 6.5-mile stretch of Beach Drive NW and redo parts of Rock Creek Trail are moving forward as the work proceeds north toward the Maryland line. The National Park Service completed the first phase...
George Washington University’s plan to build an 11-story office building at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW is moving forward amid broad — though not universal — support from community members and District agencies. The project went before the Zoning Commission for...
Georgetown is set to showcase nine illuminated art installations in the neighborhood this holiday season starting Dec. 8. The annual monthlong light festival, called Georgetown GLOW, is organized by the neighborhood’s business improvement district. “Public art is just something that’s...
Tenleytown resident Judy Chesser has been a vocal opponent of the proposed Sunrise retirement home on Alton Place since the plans were announced in September. However, she understands why Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, the owner and occupier of the property...

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