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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Rebuilding Southern Avenue

Southern Avenue, which divides the District and Maryland, is a hilly thoroughfare that residents have complained for years is plagued by speeders and unsafe...

DC Bureaucracy Threatens Methadone Treatments

Christina Smith has been through hell. At age 21, she began taking prescription painkillers after suffering from common injuries such as back pain and...

Maple View Flats Looks to Bring ‘Class A’ Retail Space?

From its headquarters at the corner of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, in the heart of Anacostia’s historic downtown, the...

Remembering Charnice A. Milton, the District Journalist

I've been pretty overwhelmed with grief, the past month, over the two-year memorial of the passing of our sister-in-arms Charnice Milton. She was not...

Pathways to Work and Better Health

As commencement ceremonies begin taking place around the city, Kristen Goff reflects on her life up to this point. “After I graduated from my...

Building Up DC’s Local Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs seeking support opportunities for their small business in DC can now add two new resources to the list: the Ascend Capital Accelerator and...

WeAct Radio Celebrates Anniversary; Launches Community Bookstore

On a slow and quiet Sunday morning in the heart of Anacostia, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. echo and ricochet up...

Wheeler Creek CDC Turns 20

Wheeler Creek Community Development Corporation (WCCDC) kicked off its 20th-anniversary celebration with an elaborate reception at its Washington Highlands office on April 27. As...

Realizing a Future

A group of young men crowd around a lab counter in a plumbing training workshop. It’s about an hour before noon on a Friday,...

Capital City Creamery Busy in Congress Heights

Two summers ago, 11-year-old Tamyra Proctor walked down Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and peered through the window of a vacant commercial property. She...