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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Phil Mendelson: The Mindful Politician

Phil Mendelson, chairman of the DC Council (D), recently organized a “meet up” at the Firehook Bakery on Pennsylvania Ave. SE. He hasn’t held...

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....

Plans for the Anacostia River

Former Mayor Anthony Williams, one of the most prominent visionaries for the river flowing through Washington, DC, began the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) in...

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...

Building a Community-Owned Grocery Store

Providing Healthy Food Where Government and Business Have Fallen Short People living east of the river exert more effort to obtain healthy food than those...

A War of Ideas

Americans are fixated on the Civil War – its battles, soldiers, monuments and legacies. The war’s 150th anniversary has come and gone, but the...

Clean-up Shepherd Parkway

Shepherd Parkway volunteers hold their signature community clean-ups every second Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mark the calendar on...

Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can...

Last month, Congress passed a bill that hands out large tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy and puts important social services on the...

Applications Open for Neighborhood Prosperity Fund

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) invites the submission of applications for the Fiscal Year 2018 Neighborhood Prosperity Fund...

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...