After a 17-year odyssey through ideas, designs, redirections and reconsiderations, our national capital finally could be getting a memorial to former President Dwight Eisenhower. Last week, we stopped by the dedication site at 4th Street and Maryland Avenue SW, just...
I was among about a dozen residents from Citizens for Responsible Development who met on Dec. 4 with Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh to ask her to join us against Valor Development’s current proposal for the former...
Fourteen years ago, Pathways to Housing DC introduced a new approach to ending chronic homelessness in Washington, D.C. – a problem that for decades seemed intractable. At that time, few in our area had heard of “housing first” or...
Dear Editor: As we move deeper into 2019 and the previous year’s W-2s arrive, I’m reminded of a meme that went viral a few years back. It said: I’m so glad that I took geometry when parallelogram season rolls around....
Metered street parking downtown is difficult to find. City transportation officials say as much as one-fourth of downtown traffic results from cars and trucks circling, looking for street parking convenient to wherever they’re going. Your Notebook has worn out our Twitter...
Following almost two years of debate and public consultation, the D.C. Council passed the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act in December 2016. By guaranteeing eight weeks of paid leave for new parents, six weeks to care for a sick...
As more and more seriously ill people want to spend their final days at home with the people and the pets they love, the team here at The Washington Home & Community Hospices is working earnestly to do all...
How could D.C. officials be so “un-regional” that they won’t support a regional tax to fund the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s deferred Metrorail capital needs? Indeed, an Aug. 27 editorial in The Washington Post labels our position a “death...
It seems that every jurisdiction in America — maybe except Mayberry, N.C. — wants to be home to Amazon’s second headquarters. The District of Columbia this week released four potential sites for the headquarters that could consume up to 8...
Compared to its peers across the country, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority provides “more buses and more trains running more hours on more routes,” according to a report by former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. We’d consider this...

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