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Mamatoto Village Receives Financial Support from March of Dimes

For the second year in a row, a community staple is getting financial support to expand its outreach and improve the health outcomes of...

Threats to Federal Programs Strain DC Housing Resources

A resident of Ward 8 for nearly 10 years, Ms. J feels her neighborhood is changing. She says visitors need only drive around, right...

Vacation on the Anacostia this year!

This month’s entire issue is devoted to travel and vacation. For many this means seeking out exotic or famous places to visit. But in...

Andria Thomas Brings Her Toolbox of Skills to Shadow Senate Race

The election of Donald Trump turned many Americans into political activists. Andria Thomas came armed with a PowerPoint presentation. If there’s a will, she...

Summer in the City

A fun, successful DC summer can best be had outdoors: outdoor dining, swimming, bicycling, hiking, boating, sun bathing, exercising, reading, listening to music, watching...

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...