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The proposal for a new strip club called Effigy at 1720 I St. NW received a mild reception from the Dupont Circle community earlier this month. But in Foggy Bottom last week, residents and neighborhood leaders peppered operators with...
A bill currently before the D.C. Council would create an office and commission of nightlife, a centralized group that would oversee the District’s after-hours scene. As proposed by Ward 4 Council member Brandon Todd, the new Office of Nightlife that...
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...
A new mural is coming to Tenleytown as early as this month, dressing up the Han Cleaners building with a depiction of the neighborhood’s rich history. The project at 4425 Wisconsin Ave. NW comes from a $36,760 grant from...
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...
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...
Last year the Archbishop Carroll boys basketball team went winless, as the Lions finished 0-22 and faced a new low for the program. Enter Aminu Mohammed. Mohammed, a 6-foot-5, 175-pound do-everything point-forward, came into the varsity program this past season and...
Two people were rescued from a vehicle stalled in high water in 16th Street NW’s underpass below Scott Circle on Saturday night, and several other drivers were forced to abandon their vehicles and evacuate the scene. Although no one...
By: Amanda Menas As the city moves toward a future projected to include one million residents by 2045, development in all sectors is inevitable. Specifically, issues of affordable housing, the homelessness crisis, and ever-increasing gentrification were brought to the forefront when...
As the Dupont Circle community debated an alcohol license application from its Safeway supermarket earlier this year, the local advisory neighborhood commission also faced an internal controversy that spilled into public view: deteriorating relations with one of its own...

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