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DC's free, floating school lands a semi-permanent home

A free school open to all is moving in to Northeast this fall for a two-month pop-up. Learn salsa, French, Welsh, or bagel-baking!

Northeast is growing by leaps and bounds. Here's a photo tour

See how Northeast has changed in this virtual tour - or hop on a bike and see for yourself.

Art exhibition showcases DC's Most Endangered Places

The exhibition by the Historical Society of Washington D.C., opening April 22, features 75 artworks depicting historic buildings appearing on the D.C. Preservation League’s list of “Most Endangered Places” in D.C.

Mayor cuts ribbon on new Ward 8 pool

The Barry Farm aquatic center, replacing an outdoor pool, opened Dec. 13 and features a lap pool, a leisure pool and a waterslide. And that's just the beginning.

Peek inside the newest organic market in DC, at the Hecht Warehouse

It's the first MOM's Organic Market in D.C. and the first retailer to open at the Hecht Warehouse, which is being redeveloped and will catalyze growth on New York Ave NE.

D.C. developer to revitalize chunk of Mt. Rainier

The Menkiti Group, responsible for many projects in and around Brookland, will restore three historic buildings just outside D.C. in Mt. Rainier, Maryland.

Ballou High School set for 2015 opening

When students return from winter break in January 2015, they'll enter the brand-new Ballou Senior High School.

EatsPlace, four other Georgia Ave businesses to showcase public art

Five local businesses along Georgia Avenue in Park View and Pleasant Plains will display art to brighten up the streetscape and engage residents.

Murch Elementary School set for major renovation

$44 million has been approved for the upper NW elementary school redo.

NW "turtle" park redo begins next month

Friendship Park and Community Center, also known as "Turtle" park, is getting overhauled beginning in October.

'Captain Trinidad' swoops in to new playground in NE

Mayor Gray broke ground on the renovation of Trinidad Playground, which will have a superhero, "Captain Trinidad," as its mascot and design motif.

Environmental project gets underway in Chinatown

The American Society of Landscape Architects is installing a Green Streets Demonstration Project on Eye Street NW.

Sheridan Station Phase III groundbreaking brings housing progress to Anacostia

The Mayor and other officials celebrated the Phase III groundbreaking of Sheridan Station, the redevelopment of a vacant public housing site into more than 200 mixed-income condos and townhouses.

Chef opens locally sourced catering business with supper club on R.I. Ave. NE

Chef Oliver Friendly opens two food businesses, Eat & Smile Catering, and The Bespoke Kitchen, an occasional supper club, at 2212 Rhode Island Ave NE. 

New retail stores open at the Anacostia Arts Center

A new wellness center and two boutiques are now open at the Anacostia Arts Center, Arch Development Corporation' development project aimed at bringing arts and business to Anacostia and raising the area's  quality of life and local economy.
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