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The trail beneath the Foundry Branch Bridge in Glover Archbold Park near Foxhall has been closed for the past 10 months, as plans have stalled to resolve safety concerns by repairing the deteriorating structure. Meanwhile, the agencies involved in...
In the official announcement of Wawa’s plans to open numerous stores in the metro area, the Pennsylvania-based convenience store’s Brian Schaller offered this enthusiastic statement: “We couldn’t be more excited to begin our expansion throughout Washington, D.C.” By and large,...
Two graduates of Northwest schools are among this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars — one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for high school seniors. Kira Medish of National Cathedral School and John Nugent of School Without Walls High School were...
Amid debate about the health effects of crumb rubber — a synthetic surface used at playgrounds and fields across the U.S. — the District has backed off plans to install the material at Janney Elementary School this month. The D.C....
Proposed changes to Metrobus service received mixed reactions at a recent public hearing held by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The Sept. 26 hearing featured 45 or so witnesses from across the region, including about four who commented on...
The West Heating Plant is now a historic landmark, presenting a potential obstacle to the site’s long-planned redevelopment into luxury apartments and a public park. The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board voted 5-3 in favor of landmark designation last Thursday,...
With costly federal mandates in force at the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority, officials are warning customers to expect rates to rise until they peak in 2026. That is according to Tommy Wells, chairman of the D.C. Water board and director...
D.C. chef and Virginia native Jonathan Dearden was recently named the East Coast champion of a nationwide cooking competition hosted by “The Chew,” a daytime cooking program on ABC. Dearden, the executive chef at the 14th Street cocktail bar “Radiator,”...
Public art made from distinctive brass pillars will find its spot on Van Ness sidewalks later this year, an attempt to create a gathering point for pedestrians on Connecticut Avenue NW. Van Ness Main Street is leading the drive to...
By: Amanda Menas Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton attended the monthly ANC 4C meeting on Wednesday evening as part of her “Norton in your Neighborhood” outreach. The delegate primarily focused on her work in Congress over the last year, reinforcing her...

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