Park Service arborist fights environmental challenges to keep cherry trees healthy and blooming at the Tidal Basin.
Breaking: The National Zoo introduces two new Asian elephants
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute says its two new female Asian elephants have just completed their quarantine period after arriving in early November.
Rat infestation, radiator explosion, mold plague D.C. school
Despite multiple attempts by teachers, parents, and local ANC commissioners to call DCPS and the D.C. Department of General Services to action, Whittier Elementary School remains in a state of disrepair.
Annual holiday market visits Penn Quarter
The annual Downtown Holiday Market is now open on F Street in Penn Quarter. This year, more minority-owned small businesses are present than ever.
30th annual Christmas Boat Parade brings cheer to Southwest
The Wharf and the Capitol Yacht Club partnered to start the holiday season with brightly colored boats and fun for all ages.
The last camera shop in Crystal City hopes to last
Metro Camera celebrated its 50th anniversary last month. But if the shop doesn’t bring in more customers, it may not make it to its 51st.
Vacant D.C. office building turning into prospective new homes
The Universal building in Adams Morgan joins the trend of empty office buildings being redeveloped into residential units for the neighborhood.
Georgetown GLOW brings holiday cheer to the historic neighborhood
Georgetown GLOW reimagines the season of light, featuring artists’ luminous creations from across the globe.
Gen Z wave starts to build in hyper-local DC offices
Young, enthusiastic leaders in Washington, D.C. are assuming elected office with the hope of changing the narrative around youth civic participation.
Vehicle collision damages a gas meter in Northwest DC
A gas leak forced evacuations in Brightwood Park this evening, with Fire and EMS, Metro Police, and Washington Gas managing the scene overnight.
Enchant makes Christmas magic at Nationals Park this holiday season
The Hallmark Channel’s Enchant takes over Nationals Park for the Christmas season, offering several attractions, such as holiday shops, a luminous maze, and ice skating.
Green line service suspended after a man struck by a train at Anacostia Station
The Green Line Metro service between Navy Yard and Southern Avenue was suspended for almost four hours after a person was reportedly struck by a train early Sunday morning. A WMATA report is expected to be released in...
Water valve repairs in Arlington cause road closures Friday afternoon
Two water valves broke Friday as a result of repairs done on a nearby water main break yesterday evening. Crews are continuing to repair the two valves, as surrounding residents deal with road closures and intermittent...
Montgomery County takes steps to offset ‘mind-boggling’ increase in gun-carry permits
New gun education program starts in schools while the county council passes new law to restrict guns in public spaces.
Off-duty FBI agent shoots person at Metro Center
Passengers report diving for cover after gunfire erupts on the train platform
Turning neighborhoods into ‘agri-hoods’
The Temperance Alley Garden is being replaced by townhouses in September 2023. Community gardens are an important part of urban gardening, as they provide not only fresh produce, but also a place for people to come...
One person rushed to hospital after car crash in Brightwood Park
The car smashed into a concrete barrier in an alley off Kennedy Street near Illinois Avenue, NW.
Crash raises concerns about Old Town residents’ responsibility toward historic buildings
A recent crash in Old Town Alexandria sparks questions about how residents should maintain their historic homes.