D.C. Council

By Grace BirdCurrent CorrespondentAmid the meticulous effort to preserve the historic Georgetown neighborhood, one of the nation’s oldest black cemeteries has been abandoned there for decades,...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterThe Lab School of Washington won’t get a lease extension at the old Hardy School property before the public has had a chance to weigh in, Mayor Muriel...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterSince 2008, the Lab School of Washington has been leasing D.C. Public Schools’ former Hardy Elementary at 1550 Foxhall Road NW, and the private special-...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterA 2015 report from the D.C. auditor looked into why the Duke Ellington School of the Arts modernization project had gone $107 million over its allotted $78...
By Cuneyt DilCurrent CorrespondentThe D.C. Council yesterday overhauled Mayor Muriel Bowser’s plan to replace the D.C. General homeless shelter, giving initial approval to a new plan to...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterThe Fillmore Arts Center has received a one-year reprieve from D.C. Public Schools, which agreed to continue the popular-but-pricey program through the end of the...
By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterA bill to seize a Georgetown alley using eminent domain received a favorable response from D.C. Council members at a committee hearing last Thursday.Residents and...
By Katie PearceCurrent Staff WriterOver the years, costs for the renovation of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts have ballooned from $71 million to now nearly $178.5 million. The D.C. auditor is...
By Katie PearceCurrent Staff WriterFor the past few years, agent Suzanne Des Marais has been crafting specialty knowledge on an emerging niche in the D.C. market — selling “inclusionary...
By Kat LuceroCurrent Staff WriterStrange odors, darting vermin, unkempt trash bins and shady activities often give public alleys an unappealing reputation. A quiet rear corridor in the Georgetown...