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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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...

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...