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Saturday, October 20, 2018

East Side News – October 2017

Art in the Dark Since its inception in 2011, Art All Night has been one of the largest citywide events of the year. This year,...

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...

A Place You’ve Likely Never Heard of and Should Get to...

It’s called AREC and pronounced “A-REC.” That stands for Aquatic Resources Education Center. Operated by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) in cooperation...

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...

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,...

DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks...

The District government took innovative steps in recent years to put over $8 million back in the pockets of hardworking residents trying to make...

11th Street Bridge Park Get $5 Million

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced the 11th Street Bridge Park as a national winner of its Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods (PRO...

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...

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...

DC Government Goes on Air

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has launched the DC Government’s first radio station, DC Radio 96.3 HD4. This makes Washington, DC one of only two...