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H Street Residents Greet Streetcar News With Skepticism, Hope

The latest word is that the D.C. Streetcar will finally open "within months," but residents of H Street say they have heard it before.

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Meet D.C.'s New Streetcar Launch Manager

DDOT is determined not to miss any more deadlines, so they're bringing in Australian rail consultant Tim Borchers to help the streetcar system get over its final hurdles.

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Virginia Caregivers Given Help To Do Their Thankless, Underappreciated Jobs

Caregivers do billions of dollars in uncompensated labor for the elderly and infirm, and new legislation in Virginia will help them get training


Carter Barron, Fort Dupont Announce 2015 Summer Concert Schedules

The two popular summer concert series return this week, but their lineups might seem anemic to longtime attendees.
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New Southwest Waterfront Project Bottoms Out — But That's A Good Thing

Construction crews working on a large construction project on the Southwest Waterfront have finished digging and will now start building, bringing hope for an ambitious redevelopment that could transform the area.
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D.C.'s Once Segregated Public Pools Are More Mixed, But For How Long?

D.C. has 29 public pools and counting. But as the city changes, so too does the pool scene.
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Residents Weigh In On Walter Reed Redevelopment

Four years after the troubled Army medical center shut down, the District is planning a multi-use development that would transform surrounding neighborhoods. We hear what local residents think.

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The National Theatre Prepares For A Buckswashling Show — All For Kids

D.C.'s National Theatre has entertained presidents and hosted theatrical stars. Now, a new collaboration with Imagination Stage will bring tens of thousands of kids to the grand, 1,700-seat house.
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What's Down The Road For Biking In D.C.?

After five years, Shane Farthing has left his position as head the region's largest bicycle advocacy group. Now he tells us what he thinks is coming next for cycling in the metro area.

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Where Is Food Insecurity Greatest In The D.C. Region? There's A Map For That

Even in a wealthy area like the D.C. region, hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of going hungry. But how do you locate them, to give them the help they need?