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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

FBI: Violent Crimes Down, Forcible Rape Up in DC

While the District saw a moderate reduction in 2010 violent crime levels, reports of forcible rape jumped 25 percent, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report released on Monday. Forcible rapes numbered 187, which is 37 more than the previous year. According to Metropolitan Police Department crime statistics, 10 of[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Cultural Calendar

Cultural Calendar

5.13 — 8.19 // Friday Evening Concert Series // The Yards Park, 3rd and Water Streets SE   5.31 — 6.05 // Ballet Nacional de Cuba // Kennedy Center   5.07 — 6.19 // “Follies,” starring Bernadette Peters // Kennedy Center   4.26 — 6.05 // “Cyrano // Folger Theatre[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

FCC to Text Alerts by 2012

Wireless service providers will be able to send emergency text messages to cell phones during disasters through a new alert system set to launch in the District by the spring of next year. The Personal Localized Alerting Network, established by the Federal Communications Commission in conjunction with several other federal[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News