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Wednesday, August 15, 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...

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...

Capitol Hill Library Receives Additional Funding

Users of the Capitol View Library felt shortchanged this spring by the District’s budget process. Residents hoped that, in a year or two, a...

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...

Events DC Advances Plans for RFK Site

Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Stadium opened in 1961 and has been the home for numerous events as well as the District’s major league baseball,...

An Eastside View: Bigger than Basketball?

A lot has been said about construction of new the Wizards practice basketball facility scheduled to come to the East Campus of St. Elizabeths....

Why Do They Run?

A teen makes a call to police. Her mom’s boyfriend tried to stab her. The one before had tried to choke her. She wants...

Pesky People and Pests Too!

Another warm summer day is upon us, our flowers are in bloom, our fruits are fruiting, and the mosquitoes are biting as usual. This...

Food Desert Solutions

We know the stats by now. Three grocery stores for nearly 150,000 residents in Wards 7 and 8. Almost half the food deserts in...

Stanton Square Breaks Ground

After half a century, construction has begun on a vacant, eight-acre parcel owned by local real estate developer Joe Horning at the junction of...