Best bets for Christmas Day dinner, an old L’Enfant Plaza hotel prepares to reopen, how the city has dealt with Trump, and other news of the day over the in the District.
- Washington’s first December snowfall in four years was “well-behaved.” [Post]
- Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Bei Bei played around in it at the zoo. [NBC]
- But is the city ready for a major snow storm? [WTOP]
- Remembering a castle that once stood on Meridian Hill. [Post]
- Court denies a request by the Archdiocese of Washington to put Christmas ads on Metrobuses. [NBC]
- Christmas Day eats in the District. [Eater]
- Mount Pleasant, Crestwood, and four other neighborhoods where homes sold the fastest in D.C. this year. [Urban Turf]
- A new ice cream shop opened on Upshur Street. [New Columbia Heights]
- Old L’Enfant Plaza hotel prepares to reopen as a Hilton. [WBJ]
- Civil rights journalist and first full-time black reporter for The Washington Post dies at 99. [Post]
- There’s a new co-working space on Capitol Hill. [Curbed]
- How D.C. has dealt with 12 “exhausting months” of Trump. [Washingtonian]
- George Washington University joins other local colleges in exploring its ties to slavery. [Post]
- A few of D.C.’s best new buildings. [Curbed]
- Moten Elementary school students get art lessons from former White House photographer. [Post]
As Arlington County continues collecting feedback on the preliminary concept plan to turn Langston Blvd into a “Green Main Street” over several decades, a few disagreements have emerged. Some say…
RSVP to learn about the Forestry and Natural Resources Plan during the virtual open house tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Within the first five minutes of Netflix’s new series Partner Track, Arlington native and Yorktown High School graduate Alexandra Turshen already has her “boss” moment by telling the new paralegal…
The Arlington Art Truck is back this fall starting October 1 with an exhibit focused on Arlington’s birds.
Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!
Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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