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Rabbits Briefly Tore Apart The Tenleytown Listserv
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Rabbits Briefly Tore Apart The Tenleytown Listserv
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A Tenleytown resident says he was just asking some questions about bunnies on the local listserv, but his query prompted more than a day of heated...

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With $800,000 In Grants, Advocates Are Trying To Make Every D.C. Resident Count On The 2020 Census
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With $800,000 In Grants, Advocates Are Trying To Make Every D.C. Resident Count On The 2020 Census
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With the help of an $800,000 D.C. government grant, several community organizations will soon hit the ground running to ensure all residents are...

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Proposed Child Migrant Shelter In Takoma Faces Fierce Opposition From Local Leaders
Blog 5 days ago
Proposed Child Migrant Shelter In Takoma Faces Fierce Opposition From Local Leaders
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A proposed 200-bed shelter in D.C. to house detained immigrant children is likely to face a number of legal and regulatory obstacles from city...

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D.C.'s Convention Center Is Getting A Facelift. Here's The Latest Look At The Plans
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D.C.'s Convention Center Is Getting A Facelift. Here's The Latest Look At The Plans
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A rendering of the 9th Street exterior updates, including a look at the retail kiosks.Events DCA rendering of the interior view of the 9th Street...

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Downtown Protest Over Proposed Halfway House Could Create Traffic Delays
Blog 1 week ago
Downtown Protest Over Proposed Halfway House Could Create Traffic Delays
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Hundreds of activists are expected to gather downtown on Wednesday afternoon to protest the imminent closure of D.C.’s only halfway house without a...

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This Do-It-Yourself Shop Wants To Teach You The Art Of Motorcycle Repair
Blog 1 week ago
This Do-It-Yourself Shop Wants To Teach You The Art Of Motorcycle Repair
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Mason Anderson-Sweet shows Dunn Lewis member Justin Ward how to tune up the brakes on his 2006 Triumph Bonneville.Photo by Gaspard Le DemMason...

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Mopeds Are Slated To Be The Latest Motorized Vehicles For Rent In D.C.
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Mopeds Are Slated To Be The Latest Motorized Vehicles For Rent In D.C.
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Fans of both electric scooters and sitting are in luck. Electric mopeds, also known as motor-driven cycles, will soon be the next shared vehicle...

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The Story Behind The New Chicken And Egg Sculpture In NoMa
Blog 3 weeks ago
The Story Behind The New Chicken And Egg Sculpture In NoMa
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“It’s a question as old as philosophy itself: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In NoMa, it turns out, they arrived simultaneously.” Thus...

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After 18 Months Of Uncertainty, Tenants In Basilica-Owned Buildings Will Avoid Eviction
Blog 3 weeks ago
After 18 Months Of Uncertainty, Tenants In Basilica-Owned Buildings Will Avoid Eviction
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When the former owner of Heather Benno’s Edgewood apartment building died, her family’s future was thrown suddenly into flux. She learned in...

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Court Orders Landlord To Take Down 'No Housing Vouchers' Language In Ads
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Court Orders Landlord To Take Down 'No Housing Vouchers' Language In Ads
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A D.C. court is ordering a local real estate and property management company to take down language in its housing advertisements that says the...

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Shop Made In DC Is Opening A Third Location In Georgetown
Blog 4 weeks ago
Shop Made In DC Is Opening A Third Location In Georgetown
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Less than six months after expanding to the Wharf, Shop Made in DC is bringing its local allure to yet another location—this time in the heart of...

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'We’re In A Crisis': Advocates Launch New Citywide Tenant Union
Blog 1 month ago
'We’re In A Crisis': Advocates Launch New Citywide Tenant Union
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Participants gather in Pierce Hall at All Souls Church in Columbia Heights ahead of the Latino Economic Development Center’s DC Tenant Town Hall on...

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Adams Morgan ANC Supports Construction Of A Library At Controversial SunTrust Plaza
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Adams Morgan ANC Supports Construction Of A Library At Controversial SunTrust Plaza
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At its meeting Wednesday night, ANC 1C passed a resolution in support of a new library in the neighborhood. That might be a mostly uncontroversial...

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Here Are Amazon's Design Plans For HQ2
Blog 1 month ago
Here Are Amazon's Design Plans For HQ2
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Amazon’s vision for its Arlington campus includes more green space, multi-level buildings, and pedestrian walkways, according to renderings...

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Local Sudanese Americans Can Finally Speak To Family After Month-Long Internet Blackout In Sudan
Blog 1 month ago
Local Sudanese Americans Can Finally Speak To Family After Month-Long Internet Blackout In Sudan
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For the first time in more than a month, Laurel-based Sudanese American poet and community organizer Bayadir Mohamed-Osman was able to contact her...

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Phil Freelon, National African American History And Culture Museum Architect, Dies At 66
Blog 1 month ago
Phil Freelon, National African American History And Culture Museum Architect, Dies At 66
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Phil Freelon, the renowned architect behind the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, died Tuesday at the age of...

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D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott For Deceptive Pricing Practices
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D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott For Deceptive Pricing Practices
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D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Marriott International, Inc. for charging hidden fees and “hiding the true...

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After Years Of Limbo, McMillan Development Gets The Green Light
Blog 1 month ago
After Years Of Limbo, McMillan Development Gets The Green Light
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One of D.C.’s most controversial development plans got the green light from the same court that nixed it back in 2016. The D.C. Court of Appeals...

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Ben & Jerry's Is Leaving Georgetown After More Than Two Decades
Blog 1 month ago
Ben & Jerry's Is Leaving Georgetown After More Than Two Decades
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After 25 years of serving up scoops, the Georgetown Ben & Jerry’s location will be closing on Aug. 31. The Georgetown ice creamery, a franchise...

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D.C. Housing Authority Proposes To Completely Demolish Or Gut Ten Public Housing Properties
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D.C. Housing Authority Proposes To Completely Demolish Or Gut Ten Public Housing Properties
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The D.C. Housing Authority has released a sweeping proposal to remove about a quarter of its public housing stock from federal ownership and...

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Call Your Mother Is Opening A Second Location In Georgetown
Blog 2 months ago
Call Your Mother Is Opening A Second Location In Georgetown
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Fans of Call Your Mother will have another place to presumably queue up for giant bagel sandwiches: The the self-described “Jew-ish” bagel store is...

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D.C. Council Considers Bill To Seal Eviction Records
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D.C. Council Considers Bill To Seal Eviction Records
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Under legislation introduced at the D.C. Council, it would be harder for landlords to deny housing to renters based on prior evictions. The ...

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Barbershops Can Be Fraught For People Who Aren't Straight Cis Men. These Women Want To Change That
Blog 2 months ago
Barbershops Can Be Fraught For People Who Aren't Straight Cis Men. These Women Want To Change That
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Lesley Bryant cuts the hair of Chris Goodly, who lives in Alexandria. He has been a customer for about three years.Tyrone Turner / DCist So often,...

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Here Are The Restaurants Moving Out (And In) On 14th Street
Blog 2 months ago
Here Are The Restaurants Moving Out (And In) On 14th Street
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A slew of longtime establishments on the 14th Street NW corridor have closed or announced their impending closures in the past two weeks, and a...

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Anti-Amazon Activists Plan Their Next Steps As Virginia Gets Ready For HQ2
Blog 2 months ago
Anti-Amazon Activists Plan Their Next Steps As Virginia Gets Ready For HQ2
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After winning $23 million in incentives from Arlington County and firming up its plans to establish a campus in Northern Virginia, Amazon is...

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'Made In D.C.' Kiosk Is Officially Opening This Thursday At DCA
Blog 2 months ago
'Made In D.C.' Kiosk Is Officially Opening This Thursday At DCA
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The new “Made in D.C.” retail kiosk at Washington National Airport offers visitors the opportunity to purchase D.C.-produced food and goods, from...

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Playing Fields Open In Former Parking Lot At RFK Stadium
Blog 2 months ago
Playing Fields Open In Former Parking Lot At RFK Stadium
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A stretch of land near the old RFK Stadium has gone from being a parking lot to a park. The D.C. government controls 27 acres of land, sandwiched...

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D.C. Awarded Millions To Low-Ranked Affordable Housing Projects, Auditor Finds
Blog 2 months ago
D.C. Awarded Millions To Low-Ranked Affordable Housing Projects, Auditor Finds
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It’s one of the biggest pots of money in D.C.—$100 million a year to help build and preserve affordable housing in an increasingly expensive city....

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The Short Eats Pop Up Is Back At Ten Tigers, Now As A Community Workspace
Blog 2 months ago
The Short Eats Pop Up Is Back At Ten Tigers, Now As A Community Workspace
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Short Eats, the city’s go-to for easily totable Sri Lankan street food, just unleashed a new concept—and it’s pretty darn elaborate. On Wednesday,...

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Does 'East Of The River' Need A New Name?
Blog 2 months ago
Does 'East Of The River' Need A New Name?
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Is it time to rebrand “East of the River”? That was the central question of a community meeting in Fairlawn on Wednesday evening, where D.C....

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