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Rumsey Aquatic Center Reopens Tuesday

Willam Rumsey Aquatic Center (635 N Carolina Ave. SE) reopened Tuesday after repairs to the HVAC system were complete. The pool was closed in late...

A Great Free Resource for Gardeners

Did you know you could borrow a weed wacker or a rototiller for free? Yes, it’s true, for free.  In 2021, a partnership between...

DC Opens Spray Parks Early for Hot Weekend Ahead

There are some hot days ahead!! With temperatures expected to reach the mid-90s this weekend, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is...

District Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plans for Kids

On Friday, Oct. 29 the District announced initial plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine to children. Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Mayor Defunds Yards And Canal Parks in FY2022 Budget

The District of Columbia contracts with The Capitol Riverfront BID for maintenance and programming at Yards Park (355 Water St. SE) and Canal Park...

DPR Facilities Open July 4th Weekend

You can still make a spash of the 4th of July! Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) parks, playgrounds, athletic courts, and fields will be...

What’s Open and What’s Closed for Juneteenth?

On Thursday, June 17, President Joe Biden (D) signed a bill making Friday, June 18 a federal holiday, Juneteenth National Independence Day. The District will...

Mayor Cuts Ribbon on Eastern Market Metro Plaza Park

After nearly a decade of community work reimagining the plaza that surrounds Eastern Market Metro Station, located at Pennsylvania Ave. SE between Seventh and...

Outdoor Pools, Spray Parks Open Saturday

This year, you will be able to jump into summer again! "This year, because of what everyone is doing --wearing masks, getting vaccinated, we're crushing...

Opinion: The South Side of Garfield Park Needs Fixing

Garfield Park is a great asset for the Capitol Hill neighborhood and for all of DC. But the southern edge of the park and...
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