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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A Place You’ve Likely Never Heard of and Should Get to...

It’s called AREC and pronounced “A-REC.” That stands for Aquatic Resources Education Center. Operated by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) in cooperation...

Clean-up Shepherd Parkway

Shepherd Parkway volunteers hold their signature community clean-ups every second Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mark the calendar on...

Islamic Heritage Month Celebrated in October

While the presence of the American Islamic Heritage Museum (AIHM) at 2315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE now spans more than seven years,...

DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks...

The District government took innovative steps in recent years to put over $8 million back in the pockets of hardworking residents trying to make...

11th Street Bridge Park Get $5 Million

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced the 11th Street Bridge Park as a national winner of its Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods (PRO...

Phil Mendelson: The Mindful Politician

Phil Mendelson, chairman of the DC Council (D), recently organized a “meet up” at the Firehook Bakery on Pennsylvania Ave. SE. He hasn’t held...

The Wharf: Where DC Meets the Water

Oct. 12 marks the debut of entirely new riverside neighborhood, Phase One of “The Wharf.” This $2 billion renovation of Southwest’s waterfront required several...

DC Government Goes on Air

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has launched the DC Government’s first radio station, DC Radio 96.3 HD4. This makes Washington, DC one of only two...

Dead Man’s Run Kids Fun Run

The 5k and kids' race is on Oct. 7 at Congressional Cemetery. The 5k starts at 6 p.m. near the east end of the...

National Gallery of Art Seeks Docents for Group Tours

The National Gallery of Art is recruiting docents to conduct tours in English and other languages. New docents are expected to make a five-year...