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New High School Principals Focus on the Positive as Year Begins

New Ward 8 high school principals Willie Jackson and William Haith are focused on the positive as they look to not only strengthen Ballou...

Anacostia Steelers Organize First Football Season

After a two-hour practice in Anacostia Park, Coach Antonio “Tony” Backus and assistant coaches of the recently formed Anacostia Steelers huddled up nearly two...

Discovering Our Stories

Asking Anacostia native Dianne Dale how a community’s genealogical history illuminates its greater historical narrative is like asking a treasure hunter why they’d use...

Geographic Unemployment Disparities in DC

On April 4, 2018, Iesha Nelson lost her job in the healthcare industry. The termination came unexpectedly, without explanation. Nelson, a resident of Ward 7,...

Mayor, Dignitaries, Break Ground on Multipurpose Fields at RFK

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 29th Mayor Muriel Bowser joined public officials and dignitaries in lifting a symbolic shovel to mark the beginning of...

Come to the Table: Martha’s Table Open in Ward 8

Martha’s table is open in Ward 8! Their location at The Commons at Stanton Square (2375 Elvans Rd. SE) offers resources for neighbors of...

Mayor Kicks Off School Year at Excel Academy

On the first day of school at Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE) a row of girls streamed into school wearing...

Food Trucks: Culinary Oasis or Public Threat

A cluster of blackened leaves still marks the tree outside NASA headquarters where a food truck burned beneath it a few minutes after noon...

Community Profile: Marvin Bowser

There are many truths about Marvin Bowser. He is openly gay, a self-proclaimed avid photographer and a devoted gardener. He served in the Air...

Relocated Historic Homes on W Street SE Await Rehabilitation

After more than a year of inactivity, heavy machinery has recently maneuvered back and forth behind a chainlink fence on the 1300 block of...