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Friday, January 19, 2018

DC School Teams Up with Muralists to Create Outdoor Learning Space

When students at Turner Elementary School returned to classes this fall, they were greeted with a spectacular sight: a school garden in full bloom...

DC Prep’s Anacostia Campus and DCPS’s Ketcham Elementary Uplift Together

Generations ago, three school buildings, Van Buren on W Street, Ketcham on 15th Street and St. Teresa on V Street SE, served the Anacostia...

A War of Ideas

Americans are fixated on the Civil War – its battles, soldiers, monuments and legacies. The war’s 150th anniversary has come and gone, but the...

Alonzo Smith and Special Policing

“A win for one, in a police brutality case, is a win for all,” says Beverly Smith, Ward 8 resident and mother of a...

Mayor Reopens DOES Job Center on Minnesota Avenue NE

Speaking at the grand opening of the newly redesigned American Job Center Headquarters (AJC HQ) at 4058 Minnesota Ave. NE, Director of Department of...

DC Wins a LEED Cities Platinum Award

While the current national administration is rolling back environmental initiatives, DC’s efforts to support and promote a green agenda are paying off. In an...

Ari Gejdenson

It’s very fitting that I am sitting across from Ari Gejdenson in Ari’s Diner, one of three new establishments the young restaurateur has recently...

East Side News – October 2017

Art in the Dark Since its inception in 2011, Art All Night has been one of the largest citywide events of the year. This year,...

Fire Station or Townhomes?

4409 Minnesota Ave. NE is adjacent to CSX train tracks, an empty plot of land except for a long vacant garage. Three houses sit...

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...