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For the first time in three years, Adams Morgan Day is planning a return to its roots as a true street festival, with organizers launching a crowdfunding campaign to finance the closing of part of 18th Street NW. Taking place...
Amid mixed reaction from neighbors over the idea of changing an existing ban on helipads in residential areas, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A (Foggy Bottom, West End) opted to delay consideration of George Washington University Hospital’s proposal to build a...
Construction of a long-planned addition to Hyde-Addison Elementary School began this summer, a project that will connect the school’s two buildings but displace students to Meyer Elementary for the next two school years. The project, which has been in the...
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...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
Following the loss of two large street trees in Chevy Chase, a city arborist is placing the blame on inadequate maintenance and political pressure to allow an ecologically risky driveway. The trees are located outside 5333 Connecticut Ave. NW, where...
Sidwell Friends School has elected to delay and revise its plans to consolidate all of its grades on Wisconsin Avenue NW. The private school currently has two campuses: a middle and upper school at 3825 Wisconsin Avenue NW, serving fifth...
The redeveloped Superfresh site in American University Park will no longer include a full-size supermarket, developers told the community last week, citing a dwindling interest from grocers. However, the Ladybird project at 48th and Yuma streets NW will still include...
The District hopes to install a contraflow bus lane along nearly a mile of H Street NW near the White House, but complications with loading areas are threatening to kill plans. The D.C. Department of Transportation unveiled final proposals last...
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...

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