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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

DC Council Committees: Power Struggle and Chaos

The DC Council’s new committee structure could mean Mayor Muriel Bowser’s next two years will be as challenging as the last two – except...

At-Large Council Candidates Race to the Finish Line

There is little light between incumbent At-Large DC Councilmember Anita Bonds and the three millennial African-American male professionals – Aaron Holmes, Jeremiah Lowery and...

Attend Anacostia Park’s 100th Birthday Party

You’re Invited! Be a part of Anacostia Park history during the two-day centennial birthday bash on August 31 and September 1, 2018. On August 31,...

Turning the Boat Around

Woundim Demissie has big plans for the Shrimp Boat Plaza Restaurant, which opened its doors on July 25. He intends to make the iconic...

Mad as Hell!

I spent most of this summer mad as hell. I was mad as hell because the US Senate tried to rip health insurance away from...

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...

Events DC Releases Recreational Field Plans, Timeline

At the RFK City-Wide Redevelopment Meeting held Wednesday evening at St. Luke’s Parish (4925 E. Capitol St. SE), Events DC introduced a timeline and...

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...

Keeping Streets Safe for Parkside Neighbors

Samanta Iqbal, 23. Struck by a car at 9:58 p.m. on Nov. 20, 2017 at the 700 Block of Kenilworth Terrace, NE. Iqbal died...

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...