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Friday, June 22, 2018

Norton Faces her first Democratic Challenger in 10 Years

This June, congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will face her first challenger in the primaries in eight years: former Obama administration official Kim Ford. A month...

DC Council Chairmanship

Most questions asked of the Democratic candidates for DC Council chair – incumbent Phil Mendelson and his opponent Ed Lazere – have centered on...

Go Fish?

I’m sure you’ve heard the good news about the Anacostia River. DC’s bag fee, the polystyrene ban on takeout foods and the tireless cleanup...

Where Are the Black Makers?

I was called to write a story on black makers. “We see all these stories on makers, and they’re all white,” said my editor....

Seven Places to Watch on the Shores of the Anacostia

The Anacostia is coming to the attention of folks from all over the region. There's the recent opening of the first combined sewer overflow...

At-Large Council Candidates Race to the Finish Line

There is little light between incumbent At-Large DC Councilmember Anita Bonds and the three millennial African-American male professionals – Aaron Holmes, Jeremiah Lowery and...

Water Lily and Lotus Festival Seeks Volunteers

Friends of the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is looking for volunteers to help with the park's “The Water Lily & Lotus Cultural Festival” on July...

Residents Question Maple View Flats Development, City Officials Optimistic About Starbucks

In his first public appearance following a series of controversial remarks on control of the weather, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) at the...

Is the Anacostia River a Food Delivery ‘Red Line’?

Patricia Howard-Chittams has lived in her Southeast neighborhood for twenty years. She says very few food companies will deliver to her home, located on...

Residents to DoorDash, Caviar, Postmates: Serve the District Equally

In response to the repeated exclusion of Ward 7 and 8 from online businesses entering the District, local resident Latoya Watson has started a...