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Saturday, October 20, 2018

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...

Alabama Avenue SE Corridor Safety Study

On Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., DDOT invites the public to the final community event for the Alabama Avenue SE Corridor Safety...

Help Clean-up Shepherd Parkway

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

New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Unveiled

The new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge is part of the South Capitol Street Corridor Project, the largest construction project in the history of DC...

Gray Takes Safeway to Task

The long hot days of August are not traditionally cluttered with business for politicians in the District. But Councilmember Vincent Gray has been busy...

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,...