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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...

Medical Marijuana Programs: How does D.C. rank? 

As medical marijuana programs begin to pop up in more and more states, it is time to take a look at what makes a...

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,...

Clash over 15th Street & Good Hope Road Development

The hair salon, print shop, storefront church and laundromat are long gone from the Art Deco building that wraps the corner of 15th Street...

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...

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...

L’Enfant Trust Readies Renovation of Four Historic Homes

For nearly a half-century a vacant two-story wood frame home has wrapped the corner of Maple View Place and Mount View Place in Historic...

Uber Comes to Ward 7

Ride-hailing giant Uber has picked Ward 7 to build a brick-and-mortar resource center, a meeting point for drivers across the region, Mayor Muriel Bowser...

Tech Lounges Open in Hillcrest and Deanwood

In December, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced the unveiling of three new tech lounges that serve as the model for the...

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...