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Friday, January 19, 2018

Don’t ‘Repeal and Replace’ Paid Family and Medical Leave

This Labor Day, DC workers should be celebrating the recent victory to adopt a paid family and medical leave program for new parents and...

The Wharf: Where DC Meets the Water

Oct. 12 marks the debut of entirely new riverside neighborhood, Phase One of “The Wharf.” This $2 billion renovation of Southwest’s waterfront required several...

2018 Shepherd Parkway Clean-up

Shepherd Parkway volunteers hold their signature community clean-ups every second Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2018 clean-up dates are: Jan....

DC’s Latest Plans to Rehab Historic Anacostia Homes

Dispersed throughout the Anacostia Historic District are idle and orphaned homes whose custody is being fought over between two branches of the city’s government. Plans...

DHCD Seeks Input on Proposed District Opportunity to Purchase Act (DOPA)

On Friday, December 22, 2017 the District announced its proposal to implement the District Opportunity to Purchase Act (DOPA).  Now the District Department of...

Loans and Riots, Vigils and Cookouts

“The place looks like a ghost town now,” Deanwood resident Yvonne Johnson says of Dave Brown Wine & Liquors. “But those few bottles left...

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...

Apply for International Cultural Exchange Grants

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) Sister Cities Grant (SCG) is currently accepting applications for international arts and humanities cultural exchange...

DC Open Doors: Homebuyers’ Info

Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. On Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., learn how to purchase a home in the...

Trayon White Launches Initiative to Combat Violence

In his 32 years of life, Trayon White says he has buried more than 93 people. He’s lived his entire life in DC’s Ward...