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New Neighbors Keep Walking Their Dogs On Howard's Campus. Students Say It's Disrespectful
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New Neighbors Keep Walking Their Dogs On Howard's Campus. Students Say It's Disrespectful
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The Yard at Howard University looks like a typical college campus quad: a set of criss-crossing cement paths bisecting large grassy patches,...

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New Bar Skybox Has A Retro Vibe And City Views. But First, An Elevator Ride Through A Luxury Apartment Building
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New Bar Skybox Has A Retro Vibe And City Views. But First, An Elevator Ride Through A Luxury Apartment Building
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You can look out on 14th Street NW from picnic benches or barstools at Skybox.Rachel Kurzius / DCistSkybox features a 360-degree roof.SkyboxSkybox...

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In D.C.'s Wealthy Neighborhoods, There's A Bank On Seemingly Every Corner
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In D.C.'s Wealthy Neighborhoods, There's A Bank On Seemingly Every Corner
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For almost 100 years, the corner of Wisconsin and P streets in Georgetown was home to the legendary Neam’s Market. It’s where diplomats bought...

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Go-Go Music Is Back At Shaw's Metro PCS Store
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Go-Go Music Is Back At Shaw's Metro PCS Store
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By mid-day Wednesday, “Bustin’ Loose” was blaring out of the Shaw Metro PCS speakers, the sign that a decades-long D.C. tradition will continue....

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'This Is The Sound Of Florida And Georgia Avenue': Go-Go Fans Are Trying To Bring The Music Back To Metro PCS
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'This Is The Sound Of Florida And Georgia Avenue': Go-Go Fans Are Trying To Bring The Music Back To Metro PCS
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On a block called “Chuck Brown Way,” go-go music blasted through speakers on Monday evening. Hearing the sounds of D.C.’s favorite funky genre at...

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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop Was Broken Into For The Second Time In Two Weeks
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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop Was Broken Into For The Second Time In Two Weeks
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Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop on Upshur Street NW got broken into and burgled for the second time in two weeks on Sunday night. Thieves made off with the...

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Public Libraries Will Take Over The Anacostia Museum's Exhibit On Gentrification
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Public Libraries Will Take Over The Anacostia Museum's Exhibit On Gentrification
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Last month the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum closed on short notice for seven months of renovations. Now, its curators are disassembling...

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Shaw's Metro PCS Store Has Been Forced To Turn Off Its Go-Go Music, Owner Says
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Shaw's Metro PCS Store Has Been Forced To Turn Off Its Go-Go Music, Owner Says
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For 24 years, Donald Campbell has been playing go-go music from his Metro PCS storefront in Shaw, at the corner of 7th Street and Florida NW. Until...

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D.C.’s Attorney General Is Aggressively Going After 'Slumlords'
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D.C.’s Attorney General Is Aggressively Going After 'Slumlords'
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The walls of Dania Rivera’s apartment building have a unique feature. “I have a saying that these walls, it’s like they’re pregnant and they’ll...

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D.C. Missed A Key Americorps Deadline. Now Local Nonprofits Could See Major Cuts
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D.C. Missed A Key Americorps Deadline. Now Local Nonprofits Could See Major Cuts
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A missed deadline could end up costing D.C. millions of dollars in federal funding for programs that help low-income communities. The District...

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Mayor Unveils Long-Awaited Cultural Plan
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Mayor Unveils Long-Awaited Cultural Plan
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The D.C. government introduced a mammoth project on Thursday evening: The city’s first-ever Cultural Plan. The 224-page document describes the...

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A New Home Goods Store Is Replacing Bazaar Spices In Shaw
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A New Home Goods Store Is Replacing Bazaar Spices In Shaw
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A hole at the Atlantic Plumbing building created by the departure of Bazaar Spices will be filled by The Neighborgoods, a home goods and gift...

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Another Shaw Store Bites The Dust: Bazaar Spices Is Closing This Month
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Another Shaw Store Bites The Dust: Bazaar Spices Is Closing This Month
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Bazaar Spices announced it will be closing its storefront location and online shop on March 31. In the meantime, customers can say goodbye to the...

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This Bill Would Let D.C. Buy The RFK Campus. But What Would The City Do With It?
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This Bill Would Let D.C. Buy The RFK Campus. But What Would The City Do With It?
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Under a bill that D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton plans to introduce in Congress next week, D.C. would be able to purchase the RFK property at...

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The City Just Got One Step Closer To Seizing The Wendy's In The Middle Of Dave Thomas Circle
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The City Just Got One Step Closer To Seizing The Wendy's In The Middle Of Dave Thomas Circle
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Frosty lovers in Northeast D.C. may soon need to go beyond so-called Dave Thomas Circle to get their fix, but neighborhood groups are rejoicing at...

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D.C. Has Had the Most Gentrifying Neighborhoods In The Country, Study Finds
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D.C. Has Had the Most Gentrifying Neighborhoods In The Country, Study Finds
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When it comes to the intensity of gentrification across the country—at least over the first 13 years of the 21st century—the District tops the list...

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HQ2 Critics In Arlington Are Still Trying To Delay The County Board's Vote
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HQ2 Critics In Arlington Are Still Trying To Delay The County Board's Vote
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On Saturday afternoon, the Arlington County Board is slated to vote on a $23 million incentive package for Amazon, linked to increased hotel tax...

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Now D.C. Can Help Rehab The Nearly 7,000 Acres Of National Parks In The City
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Now D.C. Can Help Rehab The Nearly 7,000 Acres Of National Parks In The City
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D.C. contains almost 7,000 acres of land controlled by the National Park Service, and up until now, the federal agency was charged with maintaining...

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Report: D.C. Must Double Affordable Housing Spending To Meet Rising Costs
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Report: D.C. Must Double Affordable Housing Spending To Meet Rising Costs
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The District allocates more funding toward subsidized housing than any other local jurisdiction, but according to analysts at the left-leaning D.C....

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'We Don't Parachute Here': Busboys And Poets Owner Says New Location Will Be Part Of Anacostia Community
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'We Don't Parachute Here': Busboys And Poets Owner Says New Location Will Be Part Of Anacostia Community
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With a dearth of sit-down dining options east of the Anacostia River, restaurateur Andy Shallal says residents there need a cool spot to call their...

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Sonny's, The Colony Club Team's Pizza Shop, Is Close To Opening On Georgia Ave.
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Sonny's, The Colony Club Team's Pizza Shop, Is Close To Opening On Georgia Ave.
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After months-long delay, the Park View “old-fashioned” pizza shop Sonny’s is close to opening, following a series of invitation-only soft openings...

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Proposed Property Tax Break Sidelined After D.C. Council Balks At Cost
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Proposed Property Tax Break Sidelined After D.C. Council Balks At Cost
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A proposal to give all D.C. homeowners a property tax cut worth more than $400 a year hit a roadblock on Tuesday after lawmakers expressed concern...

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Petworth's First Co-Working Space Is Opening Above Now-Shuttered Slim's Diner
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Petworth's First Co-Working Space Is Opening Above Now-Shuttered Slim's Diner
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The Murrell Building, an Upshur St. spot owned by Paul Ruppert and former home of the now-shuttered Slim’s Diner, has a new venture: a co-working...

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The Anacostia Community Museum Is Closing For Seven Months Of Renovations
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The Anacostia Community Museum Is Closing For Seven Months Of Renovations
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The Anacostia Community Museum will shut down on March 15 for seven months of renovations. Museum staff gave visitors less than three weeks notice...

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14th Street Mainstay Home Rule Is Closing After 20 Years
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14th Street Mainstay Home Rule Is Closing After 20 Years
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Home Rule, 14th Street’s go-to store for fairly priced homegoods, will shut its doors after two decades. “For 20 years, our customers have...

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Councilmember McDuffie Requests Funds To Seize The Wendy's In The Middle Of 'Dave Thomas Circle'
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Councilmember McDuffie Requests Funds To Seize The Wendy's In The Middle Of 'Dave Thomas Circle'
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The intersection of Florida Avenue and New York Avenue in NoMa has long bedeviled pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers, because of the triangle...

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'Pay-To-Play Is Not OK': Protesters Disrupt Private Amazon Event In Arlington
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'Pay-To-Play Is Not OK': Protesters Disrupt Private Amazon Event In Arlington
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Members of the D.C. region’s business community experienced opposition to Amazon firsthand Thursday morning, when protesters interrupted a private...

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Social Media, Bubble Tea, And EDM: How Eden Center Is Wooing A New Generation
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Social Media, Bubble Tea, And EDM: How Eden Center Is Wooing A New Generation
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We’re digging into the past, present, and future of Eden Center, the mall that for more than 30 years has been a home for Virginia’s Vietnamese...

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Poll: Hullabaloo Aside, Where In D.C. Did You Expect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Would Land?
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Poll: Hullabaloo Aside, Where In D.C. Did You Expect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Would Land?
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Like most new members of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, needed a place in the...

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There Are More Than 100 Dollar Stores In The D.C. Region. Here's Their Real Cost
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There Are More Than 100 Dollar Stores In The D.C. Region. Here's Their Real Cost
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Dollar stores are wedged into nearly every nook and cranny of the Washington metropolitan area. More than 100 of them are located within a 25-mile...

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