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Mayor’s Agent Approves Partial Demolition of Heating Plant

The decision removes an obstacle to the developer’s controversial plan to build a high-end condominium building designed by architect David Adjaye overlooking a park designed by landscape architect Laurie Olin.

Clyde’s CEO John Laytham Dies at 74

Laytham, who passed away at Washington Hospital Center on Jan. 3, had been ailing for some time with a long-standing heart condition.

Bowser Urges Trump to ‘Reach a Deal’

Mayor Muriel Bowser sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Dec. 26, speaking for her constituents about the partial federal government shutdown, which started on Dec. 22.

Grinch Who Grabbed Packages Arrested

A man whose small shopping cart contained packages that were not his was arrested on P Street in Georgetown on Dec. 23.

Wawa Opens in Georgetown

President, CEO and "Lead Goose" Chris Gheysens commented on his and everyone's excitement, noting that the store is "not your typical Wawa." 

2 Originals: Nancy Wilson and Penny Marshall

Wilson and Marshall, both of whom died earlier this month, added a part of their unique selves, brought their special, transformative gifts to the arenas where their light shined: music and movies, respectively.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high...

Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Mayor Names Indianapolis Schools Head D.C. Chancellor 

Lewis D. Ferebee has been serving as Indianapolis superintendent since September of 2013. Following confirmation by the District Council, he is expected to begin work as DCPS chancellor on Jan. 31.

J.Paul’s to Close by Year-End

The classic saloon, which opened in 1982, was the flagship of restaurateur Paul Cohn, who launched other eateries in the 1980s.