Post Tagged with: "washington DC"

A $1.7 million grant will fund a downtown day services center offering resources and social services to adults experiencing homelessness.

DC Mayor Approves Grant for Homeless Resource Center

A Downtown Day Services Center that offers essential resources and social services to adults experiencing homelessness is set to open on New York Avenue by Nov. 1. The construction of the center will be funded by a $1.7 million grant announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Thursday as part[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The D.C. Council passed legislation Tuesday that allows restaurant owners to choose whether to allow dogs outdoors.

DC Council Passes Bill Allowing Dogs at Restaurants

The Washington, D.C. Council passed emergency legislation Tuesday to give restaurant owners the ability to choose whether to allow dogs in outdoor dining areas. The bill, which also requires restaurant owners to post signs about their dog dining policy, was passed unanimously to respond to recent outrage over the D.C.[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ESTES: Building a Better City

ESTES: Building a Better City

Washington, D.C., has been my home for more than just my time at Georgetown. I moved here when I was 12, after my dad was transferred to the Pentagon, and I have loved this city ever since. Having lived here for a few more years than most, I feel that[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Report Profiles Increased District Murder Rate

Washington, D.C., is one of three cities alongside Baltimore and Chicago that account for more than half of the surge in the number of murders nationwide between 2014 and 2015, according to a study released last Wednesday by the New York University School of Law’s Brennan Center for Justice. The[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

D.C. Named Third Best for Millennials

Arlington, Va., and Washington, D.C., were named the first and third best cities, respectively, for recent college graduates out of the 100 largest cities in the country, according to personal finance website NerdWallet’s annual list of the best cities for post-bachelor’s degree students released March 28. NerdWallet determined the rankings[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
JOHN CURRAN FOR THE HOYA
The Duke Ellington School for the Arts will receive $9.8 million to complete renovations.

$47M Funds Citywide Projects

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a $47 million funding plan to aid city education, infrastructure, small businesses and parks across all eight wards of Washington, D.C., on Oct. 9. The funding comes from the $25 million that the District gained in accepting a corporate sponsorship from the Potomac Electric Power Company[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bill Decries ‘Redskins’ Name

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced legislation Nov. 12 that would strip the National Football League of its tax-exempt status if it continues to support the official team name of the Washington Redskins. Norton proposed the bill after a perceived lack of action by the NFL, Federal Communications Commission and[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Family-Friendly Feasts

Family-Friendly Feasts

Logan Tavern 1423 P St. NW $$$$ Omelets, coffee and pancakes all at one meal? Yes, please. To give parents the best exposure to the Georgetown student’s obsession with brunch, try Logan Tavern just off Logan Circle. The French toast sticks are soft and delectable; paired with a delicious maple[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Unexpected Startup Hub Emerges

Although D.C. was once dominated by politics, a new sector has taken hold: startups. Yes, it’s true. There are startups in Washington. Lots of them. But before they came to D.C., start-ups evolved on the other coast. Silicon Valley was once widely known as the best place — the only[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Business
Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

The Smithsonian Institution will be forced to drastically reorganize its staff and resources when automatic budget cuts go into effect May 1. The Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum system, is currently facing a $41 million reduction, or 5 percent, of its $996 million budget. The sequestration spending cuts aim to[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News